The Importance of USPS to rural America
September 3, 2020
In rural America, we understand the importance of postal mail to connecting our republic. Sites across Nebraska’s Third District on the Pony Express Historic Trail commemorate the value of this service back to our earliest days as a territory and state. However, the United States Postal Service has been in the news more than usual lately for two reasons – its financial troubles and the increase in mail-in voting due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our founders recognized the importance of postal mail to uniting our country by including the establishment of post offices and postal roads in o...