Comments for: Mailing a letter to cost a penny more next year

Posted Oct. 18, 2011, at 6:23 p.m.

WASHINGTON — It’ll cost a penny more to mail a letter next year. The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service announced Tuesday it will increase postage rates on Jan. 22, including a 1-cent increase in the cost of first-class mail, to 45 cents. Under the law, the post office cannot raise prices …

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