Rep. Nolan Hears from Concerned Citizens on Closure of Duluth Plant, Blames Prefunding Law

A Duluth mail sorting facility is set to close next year, but first Rep. Rick Nolan D-Minn. wants to know how that will impact us here in the Northland.

He stopped at the Coppertop Church in Duluth Friday to hear from about 60 concerned residents. Nolan says the closure would send 70 jobs to the Twin Cities, and end up slowing mail service.

He says a requirement to fund employee health and pension benefits is forcing the cost-saving move.

Read more: WDIO.com – Rep. Nolan Hears from Concerned Citizens on Closure of Mail Processing Center.