Package Coalition Reacts to President’s Statement on USPS Pricing

WASHINGTON, DC - April 24, 2020 - Package Coalition Chairman John McHugh issued the following statement today in response to President’s Trump’s remarks that the United States Postal Service should increase package prices by four or five times, or else the Administration will withhold Congressionally-approved emergency-related relief:

“President Trump’s threat to impose a package tax forcing the Postal Service to arbitrarily quadruple costs for package delivery will only raise prices for consumers, raise prices for small businesses and raise prices for rural communities. Now, when Americans need affordable and reliable package delivery service more than ever, Congress must fight to guarantee emergency relief for the Postal Service and stop this package tax.”