On Tuesday night, February 10, 2015, the Berkeley City Council adopted a Resolution supporting the creation of financial services by the United States Postal Service. A report by the USPS Inspector General found that offering increased financial services at post offices will help millions of America's poorest families and increase revenues for the U.S. Postal Service.
Thanks to the Mayor and Council Members and special thanks to the sponsors of the resolution: Linda Maio, Susan Wengraf and Jesse Arreguin.
Read the text of the resolution.
Richmond, California City Council Supports Postal Banking
On Tuesday night, April 7, 2015, the Richmond, California, City Council unanimously adopted a Resolution urging that the USPS Board of Governors "implement without delay the recommendations of the USPS Inspector General to provide financial services for the underserved."
Read the text of the Richmond, California resolution.