Increased postal rates, established by the 80th Congress, will take effect Jan. 1. Special delivery rates will be boosted from a minimum rate of three cents and maximum rate of 35 cents, depending upon the weight, to a minimum of 15 cents and a maximum of 45 cents. Money orders now sold for between six cents and 22 cents, depending on the amount up to $100, will be upped to a minum of 35 cents. Postages on third class male, now one and one-half cents for two ounces or fraction thereof, will be boosted to two cents for the first two ounces and one cent for each additional ounce.
On this date
Monday, November 14, 2011