Postal workers rally at congressman's Lowcountry office

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - Dozens of postal workers rallied in front of Congressman Tim Scott's Lowcountry office on Tuesday.

They want him to support the post office and free up surplus money so the postal service doesn't have to cut back to 5-day delivery.

"If Saturday delivery is taken away, we stand to lose over 80,000 jobs for postal employees," said USPS letter carrier Jimmy Swinton." And with the way the economy is right now, what kind of impact would that be on the economy with losing 80,000 jobs and having 80,000 people unemployed?  Who's going to pay the taxes?"

It's just one of many rallies going on nationwide in reference to a bill in the U.S. House to prevent the financial collapse of the postal service.

The postal service lost more than 8 billion dollars last year and faces more money issues this year.

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