Consolidating mailboxes could save the U.S. Postal Service $4 billion a year.
The postal service will look for other ways to save. That could include administrative cuts and reopening negotiations with unions to lower workforce expenses.
The U.S. Postal Service is hiring hundreds of letter carriers, but they will be temporary jobs.
The U.S. Postal Service has partnered with local businesses to sell their products because of expected post office closures.
The bill would end six-day mail delivery, close post offices and begin to phase out door-to-door delivery entirely.
If Congress does not act by May 15, the Indiana mail operations will be consolidated.
Postcards will be 32 cents, letters to international destinations will increase to $1.05 and Forever stamps are increasing one cent to 45 cents each.
The American Postal Workers Union President says Indiana's senators need to pass a bill that will help the U.S. Postal Service balance its budget.
The USPS says it is giving Congress more time to pass legislation to keep it from declaring bankruptcy.
The U.S. Postal Service could consolidate its mail processing facilities of Bloomington, Columbus, Kokomo and Terre Haute with its Indianapolis branch.