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Lawmakers push Postal Service restructuring amid losses, debt

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WASHINGTON — Members of a Senate committee said Thursday that the U.S. Postal Service, which continues to struggle amid ongoing financial losses and mounting debt, needs to make massive changes if it hopes to thrive in the digital age.

The hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee came a day after the Postal Service said it would seek to raise postal rates by 5.9 percent — including increasing a first-class stamp to 49 cents from 46 cents…

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