Alaska Senator protests loss of Anchorage DNO

Politicians are notorious for insisting that the US Postal Service be run “like a business”, and then complaining bitterly when an office or plant in their constituency is downsized or closed. Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski has taken it a step further now with a letter to the Postmaster General demanding the replacement of an individual employee who’s retiring this month. When Anchorage-based Network Operations Specialist Steven Deaton leaves on May 31, the USPS plans to shift his duties to the Western Area office in Denver. Murkowski says that’s unacceptable. Continue reading