For rural Texans, the Postal Service is a lifeline, but some say it’s been in decay for years
In rural areas where broadband internet connection is scarce, residents rely on the Postal Service to send checks, pay bills, get Social Security benefits and receive prescription medication. Places that had bad service probably still have bad service.”Across rural Texas, business owners, community leaders and farmers told The Texas Tribune that the quality of USPS service varies from post office to post office. We have no issues with the Postal Service, they are prompt and they do good service,” Plagens said. “We depend on our Postal Service, and we get taken care of by them,” Roberson said. “The Postal Service is grossly understaffed, especially in the rural areas that I represent,” Williams said.