(Washington D.C.) – A rate increase by the United States Postal Service took effect Sunday.
The price hike, which will raise postal services product prices approximately 2.5 percent was announced last fall.
Postage for a first-class letter, which previously cost 50 cents, has increased to 55 cents. Prices on flat-rate boxes and envelopes sold by the agency will also inflate.
The increase is the largest hike on postage since 1991, when stamps went from 25 cents to 29 cents.
A complete list of updated prices can be found here.
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