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  • It is a government agency. That means it is run by the Executive Branch of the United States government and has no ownership.
  • As I understand it it IS privately owned but regulated by the government. I was a carrier for a few years.
  • My father was a USPS employee for years. It is a government agency. It is however require to run on it's own, with no tax money being used to support it's operations. Points of proof.. His check came from the US government. His retirement comes from the goverment. Tampering with the mail is a Federal offence. (Not so with UPS, Fedex ect.) The postmaster general is a goverment position. Stamps are issued by the US goverment. Interesting, informative link about the USPS (note the .GOV http://www.uspsoig.gov/about.htm
  • The USPS is often mistaken for a government-owned corporation (e.g., Amtrak), but is legally defined as an "independent establishment of the executive branch of the Government of the United States," as it is wholly owned by the government and controlled by the Presidential appointees and the Postmaster General. so it isn't owned by the government and not DEFINED as a 'government agency'. but it is run almost exclusively by the government. (9/12 executive members are appointed by the President and confirmed by the United States Senate) [CITATIONS: Title 39 of the United States Code] you can find it on the net.
  • The USPS is often mistaken for a government-owned corporation (e.g., Amtrak) because it operates much like a business. It is, however, an "establishment of the executive branch of the Government of the United States", (39 U.S.C.
  • The USPS is often mistaken for a government-owned corporation (e.g., Amtrak) because it operates much like a business. It is, however, an "establishment of the executive branch of the Government of the United States", (39 U.S.C.

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