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NY Rep. Wants USPS to Stop Selling Off Historic Post Offices Until Better Way to Do So is Found

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A New York congressman is calling for the U.S. Postal Service to stop selling off its historic post offices until it can figure out a better way to unload them.

The statement comes from Bronx Democrat Jose Serrano, but echoes a report by the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.

The report says the USPS has been selling off historic buildings quicker since it hit financial trouble in 2008, and that it has not always done the proper reviews before selling.

Serrano called the process "willy-nilly."

He vows to introduce legislation that would forbid the USPS from selling any more historic properties until it puts in place recommendations made by the Advisory Council.

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