Postal Reorganization Act

Postal Reorganization Act - The statute that requires postal rates and fees to "provide sufficient revenues so that the total estimated income and appropriations . . . will equal as nearly as practicable total estimated costs." (Public Law 91-375, signed August 12, 1970.)

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