Postal workers rally outside Hartzler's office

Local U.S. Postal Service workers rally Tuesday in front of U.S. Representative Vicky Hartzler’s local office in support of federal legislation that would allow the post office to stop pre-funding retirement benefits.

Local U.S. Postal Service workers rally Tuesday in front of U.S. Representative Vicky Hartzler’s local office in support of federal legislation that would allow the post office to stop pre-funding retirement benefits. Photo by Kris Wilson.

As part of a nationwide effort to tell Congress to save the U.S. Postal Service, workers rallied outside congressional offices all over the country.

Outside U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler’s Jefferson City office on Hyde Park Road, more than 25 workers and supporters gathered, chanting “We don’t want a bail out, we just want the mail out.”

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Maranda Carpenter, a letter carrier for the past six years, said workers are trying to get information to Congress members on an issue they say is the true cause of the Postal Service’s financial troubles.

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