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9/24/20
VICE: The Legacy of 'Going Postal' - Comments (Count)
DeJoy: Trump 'incorrect' that USPS isn't equipped to handle mail-in voting - Comments (Count)
Internal USPS documents link changes behind mail slowdowns to top executives - Comments (Count)
Postal Service to Host Drive-Thru Indy Job Fair - Comments (Count)
VIDEO: Postmaster General Highlights Vision to Establish USPS as Preferred Delivery Service for American Public - Comments (Count)
Mother's ashes missing after being mailed to Jacksonville - Comments (Count)
Lexington: U.S. Postal Service's Detour Decade - Comments (Count)
9/23/20
USPS OIG: Generation Z and the Mail - Comments (Count)
Amazon's first store in St. Louis opens today - Comments (Count)
Wilmington USPS carrier saves mail after truck catches fire - Comments (Count)
USPS Not Implementing Payroll Tax Deferral - Comments (Count)
9/22/20
Mysterious, sudden blaze chars mail truck along North Carolina route, firefighters say - Comments (Count)
Newly released documents show Amazon is a $3.9 billion-per-year customer the Post Office can't afford to lose - Comments (Count)
How the Post Office Became a Political Football - Comments (Count)
Car Crashes Into Post Office in North Hampton - Comments (Count)
"In the anarchist jurisdiction of Seattle's Central District, a neighborhood celebrates its new post office" - Comments (Count)
Amazon to raise holiday rates to offset USPS surcharges - Comments (Count)
9/21/20
Second judge rules against USPS, says election mail must be prioritized | GovExec: Court Losses Mount for USPS - Comments (Count)
Jimmy Kimmel's Odd New Mailman Bit at the Emmys - Comments (Count)
Chicago postal workers attend rally to demand something be done about violent crime plaguing the city - Comments (Count)
USPS settles lawsuit with Colorado's secretary of state, agrees to destroy misleading voter post card - Comments (Count)
9/20/20
Postal Service backs off threats to stop mail delivery in Wakulla County ahead of election (PDF) - Comments (Count)
A place in history at the Wilkes-Barre Post Office - Comments (Count)
If the U.S. Post Office has an ally, it's Duel2 and play-by-mail games - Comments (Count)
Asbury Park Postal Carrier Hero - Comments (Count)
Brewster woman offers delivery drivers, postal workers snacks during difficult times - Comments (Count)
USPS letter carrier retires after 36 years of service - Comments (Count)
9/19/20
EBay activates plan to shift more business to UPS and away from USPS because of mail delays - Comments (Count)
AP source: Envelope addressed to White House contained Ricin - Comments (Count)
Amazon launches retail store at The Woodlands Mall - Comments (Count)
It's Time to Make Postal Workers Heroes Again - Comments (Count)
FedEx, USPS to hire over a thousand team members in L.A. area - Comments (Count)
Gillibrand, Sanders reintroduce Postal Banking Act to fund U.S. Postal Service - Comments (Count)
USPS agrees to scrap confusing election mailers in Colorado - Comments (Count)
9/18/20
ProPublica: Poorly Protected Postal Workers Are Catching COVID-19 by the Thousands. It's One More Threat to Voting by Mail - Comments (Count)
Feds: New Jersey Crew Used Postal Workers, High School Students to Steal, Forge COVID-19 Checks - Comments (Count)
Chicago Postal Workers May Stop Delivering Mail in Some Communities If They Don't Feel Safe - Comments (Count)
Vigil held in Chicago for shot postal worker, another shot at with paintballs on following day - Comments (Count)
Update: Federal judge issues historic decision to temporarily block USPS policy changes nationwide | READ Judge's Ruling - Comments (Count)
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LA Times: Rigid Dispatch Schedules Brought Postal Chaos
9.21.2020 - LA Times reports: "Workers who spoke to The Times described troubling details about how the rigid schedules have played out: Some trucks have traveled empty, and mail left behind has accumulated at massive processing centers, creating backlogs in a system that is not designed to store mail." - The Guardian: Revealed: evidence shows huge mail slowdowns after Trump ally took over - Forbes: Infographic - Comments (Count)
Washington Post: Newly revealed USPS documents show an agency struggling to manage Trump, Amazon and the pandemic
9.17.2020 - Washington Post reports: "The documents, which mostly span March and April, depict an agency in distress, as its deteriorating finances collided with a public-health emergency and a looming election that would be heavily reliant on absentee ballots. During that period, the USPS occasionally relied on the legal counsel of well-connected Republicans, including Stefan C. Passantino, who once served as a top White House lawyer under President Trump." - Postal Service feared Trump's rhetoric could cost it billions in Amazon business, documents reveal - American Oversight published Megan Brennan emails in August (used by Washington Post story) - White House axed plan to send five masks to every household - Comments (Count)
Postal Employees Skeptical as Top Officials Testify They Were 'Appalled' Over Mail Delays
9.16.2020 - GovExec reports: "Top U.S. Postal Service officials testified in court on Wednesday they were "appalled" and "concerned" about decisions made at the local level that led to widespread mail delays, though employees on the front lines said the late deliveries were a result only of workers following direction from headquarters." - Comments (Count)
More Headlines for PMG DeJoy
9.07.2020 - Multiple news agencies are reporting on a Washington Post article that accuses PMG DeJoy of reimbursing former employees for GOP donations.
DeJoy spokesman Monty Hagler told the Post that DeJoy consulted a former Federal Election Commission general counsel to ensure that he "complied with any and all laws" and that DeJoy was "never notified" about employees feeling pressured, and several employees told the Post on the record they didn't feel pressured and bonuses were "rigid and well-established." (Forbes)
CNN Headline: Washington Post: DeJoy Reimbursed Former Employees for GOP Donations | Washington Post Article (Subscription) | The Hill: Schumer Calls for Investigation | NYT: Arrangement described by 3 former employees; 2 executives say they never heard of such an arrangement | Bloomberg: Democratic AGs demand probe - Federal statute of limitations expired - DeJoy statement via spokesmanHouse Dems Demand DeJoy's Immediate Suspension and Launch Probe - Trump Supports Probe - Trump says DeJoy should lose his job if fundraising allegations are proven - Comments (Count)
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