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Subject: Postage increase for January?
Date Posted: 12/30/2010 9:42 AM ET
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Last August, this article detailed postage increases for First Class and Media Mail coming in January 2011.  I haven't heard anything since.  Anyone heard a date for this?

Here's the article:  http://www.suite101.com/content/usps-rate-change-for-2011---postage-price-increase-on-the-way-a275080

 

Date Posted: 12/30/2010 11:44 AM ET
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IIRC this was declined.  Fairly sure there is no postage increase on the way for 2011, especially the first half of the year.

Date Posted: 12/30/2010 3:20 PM ET
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Priority Mail  is going up in January, also Express Mail.

Date Posted: 12/30/2010 4:28 PM ET
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Thanks Diane, I was thinking of Media & First Class as those are the two I use most often.

Date Posted: 12/31/2010 4:52 PM ET
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Newspaper this week said the increase was disapproved by Congress and PO was taking it to Supreme Court to try to push thru----- so obviously not happening in JAN 2011  !!

Date Posted: 12/31/2010 6:17 PM ET
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Congress and the Supreme Court have nothing to do with setting postage rates.