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NEWSLINK: Obama administration warns states that road funds near gone

Highway Interchange

[“Obama administration warns states that road funds near gone” – Reuters 7.1.14] Reuters reports that declining revenues from gas taxes could result in a¬†slowing or hypothetical drying up of federal funds for state road projects. The Obama administration warned states on Tuesday that federal highway funds will be largely depleted in August, limiting the money states can expect to pay for road and bridge projects

U.S. Postal Service Announces New Delivery Schedule; Five Days of Mail Delivery to Street Addresses Begins August 2013

U.S. Postal Service Mail Delivery Two-Ton Truck

The U.S. Postal Service has announced that, beginning in August 2013, regular mail delivery to street addresses will no longer occur on Saturday, while package delivery will still take place.  Saturday delivery will still occur for post office boxes. The Postal Service projects a hoped-for $2 billion in savings from the move, part of a broader set of changes including the slashing of career workforce