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Donald Trump Starts Rent of Old Post Office Building

Donald Trump will rent the old Post Office building for $250,000 per month under a 60-year lease agreement with the General Services Administration, the Washington Post reported Friday. Jonathan O’Connell writes Trump and his daughter Ivanka plan to convert the Pennsylvania Avenue property into a 271-room hotel that is set …

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Postal Service to Offer Early Retirement to 15,000 Employees

The U.S. Postal Service, in an ongoing effort to reduce costs by making its workforce smaller, has sent early retirement offers to more than 15,000 employees. The employees are all a part of the executive and administration schedule which include managers, supervisors and local postmasters. “The [Voluntary Early Retirement option] …

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GSA Auctioning Federal Building, $300K Minimum Bid

The General Services Administration announced Tuesday it will be selling its five-story building in Moscow, Idaho on August 7. GSA called the building an “excess federal property.” It will be available at a minimum bid of $300,000 GSA Northwest and Arctic Region administrator George Northcroft said they are working to …

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Post Office Footprint Shrinking, Donahoe Says

The Postal Service is moving forward with plans to shrink its overall footprint, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe told CNN in an interview Sunday. The postal service is considering plans to consolidate offices and implement a $20 billion plan to transition to a five-day operation from the current six-day delivery operation. …

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