DeJoy says USPS will expedite midterm ballots, holds firm on electric trucks

DeJoy says USPS will expedite midterm ballots, holds firm on electric trucks

This post was originally published on this siteIn a wide-ranging interview, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy says top Biden administration priorities should go through Congress, not the Postal Service.

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Postal reform bill hits Senate snag

Postal reform bill hits Senate snag

This post was originally published on this siteA House-passed bill to reform the U.S. Postal Service ran into a speedbump in the Senate on Monday, likely delaying the bill until next month.The Senate had been scheduled to hold an initial vote on the House bill on Monday. But Sen. Rick Scott…

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Congress May Rescue the Post Office From Itself

Congress May Rescue the Post Office From Itself

This post was originally published on this siteDysfunctions in the U.S. Postal Service are legion, but bipartisan help may finally fix crippling pension rules. It can’t come too soon.

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Democrats press postmaster to go with electric vehicles

Democrats press postmaster to go with electric vehicles

This post was originally published on this siteThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and climate hawk Democrats in Congress are pressing Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to backtrack on the purchase of thousands of gasoline-powered U.S. Postal Service vehicles, setting up a confrontation with…

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USPS on the hook for White House’s free Covid-19 test deliveries

USPS on the hook for White House’s free Covid-19 test deliveries

This post was originally published on this siteThe US Postal Service says it’s prepared to deliver the first 500 million home Covid-19 tests to homes across the US. But USPS is facing problems, with communities in several states dealing with mail delays because of Omicron.

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Postal employees rail against Louis DeJoy’s ‘disastrous’ new changes

Postal employees rail against Louis DeJoy’s ‘disastrous’ new changes

This post was originally published on this site Postal advocates are still calling for the removal of postmaster general Louis DeJoy over his plans to essentially privatize the U.S. Postal Service. The Donald Trump appointee has drawn criticism for changes he called for that resulted in delays, cuts and other...

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Postal Service requests temporary exemption from Biden’s vaccine rule

Postal Service requests temporary exemption from Biden’s vaccine rule

This post was originally published on this siteAn agency spokesperson said a waiver would “ensure that its ability to deliver mail and packages is not hindered.”

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Christmas shipping deadlines: The last day to send gifts with FedEx, UPS and USPS

Christmas shipping deadlines: The last day to send gifts with FedEx, UPS and USPS

This post was originally published on this siteWhat is the last day for UPS ground shipping by Christmas? It varies but FedEx and USPS say Wednesday is the ground cutoff for sending holiday gifts.     

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USPS agrees to provide daily election mail reports to Virginia Democrats after lawsuit claiming delays

USPS agrees to provide daily election mail reports to Virginia Democrats after lawsuit claiming delays

This post was originally published on this siteThe US Postal Service has agreed to provide the Democratic Party of Virginia with a daily report detailing how it has handled election-related mail as part of a lawsuit Democrats filed against the federal agency alleging that thousands of absentee ballots and applications...

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Virginia Democrats sue USPS for delays that threaten to ‘disenfranchise’ voters

Virginia Democrats sue USPS for delays that threaten to ‘disenfranchise’ voters

This post was originally published on this siteThe Virginia Democratic Party filed a lawsuit against the United States Postal Service (USPS) on Friday for allegedly failing to process and deliver election-related mail on time, contending the delays are “threatening to disenfranchise” thousands…

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