From TheStreet:

That is because the lack of governors could ultimately precipitate the kind of emergency that would necessitate Congressional intervention. Without governors, for example, it is unclear whether the USPS could legally raise postage prices, alter services, approve big contracts, or even hire a new Postmaster General. For an organization that generates nearly $70 billion in annual revenue and has more employees than McDonald’s, that operational limbo presents huge risks.

“Any time there’s any sort of uncertainty about the authority to approve massive contracts, you’re basically inviting lawsuits,” said Kevin Kosar, a senior fellow at the free-market think tank R Street. “The stakes are so high, why not sue if you don’t get your way?”

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