Derek Quizon  |  Contributor
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December 27, 2011

A Conversation with Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe

Donahoe discusses his vision for a new Postal Service in a digital age.
December 15, 2011

Colo. Prison Sewage Seeped into Local River

Raw sewage from a Colorado prison complex has seeped into the Arkansas River and officials are still trying to determine the cause of the spill.
December 15, 2011

UC Berkeley Extends Financial Aid to Middle Class

UC Berkeley plans to extend financial aid to thousands of students whose families earn between $80,000 and $140,000 a year.
December 5, 2011

USPS Proposes Ending Next-Day Delivery of First-Class Mail

The U.S. Postal Service unveiled a plan to end next-day delivery for first class mail by next spring, a move that could clear the way for the closure and consolidation of hundreds of post offices across the country.
November 22, 2011

Calif. Court Ruling Limits Cuts to Public Pensions

California's state Supreme Court ruled that Orange County could not retroactively cut its retired employees' benefits, reports The San Francisco Chronicle, a decision that could impact local governments across the state.
November 16, 2011

Menino and Bloomberg Aide Promote Stronger Gun Checks

Gun control advocates, including Boston's mayor and New York City's chief advisor, were on Capitol Hill Tuesday to ask Congress to pass legislation that would tighten gun-buying restrictions.
November 2, 2011

Obama Urges Congress to Pass Infrastructure Funding

President Barack Obama again urged Congress to pass the $50 billion infrastructure portion of his stalled jobs bill that he insisted would help repair bridges and a stagnant economy.