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How the shenanigans of rogue postal workers expose the weak link in mail-in voting - Comments (Count)
Want something delivered by Christmas? Order way in advance - Comments (Count)
Georgia: Yet another LLV postal truck fire - Comments (Count)
Royal Mail's chairman says its letter delivery duty is not economic - Comments (Count)
Political mail piling up across Maine in unusual election year - Comments (Count)
Chinese companies could invest in Cuba's postal sector - Comments (Count)
Detroit mail delivery slowest in the nation, data shows - Comments (Count)
Native David Hyslip has spent 47 meaningful years with the Postal Service - Comments (Count)
USPS mail carrier has adorable encounter with furry admirer in Cleveland - Comments (Count)
Postal Service taking 'extraordinary efforts' to find missing Marion County ballots - Comments (Count)
USPS shares how mail-in ballots are delivered in unprecedented election - Comments (Count)
Senate Democrat: USPS mail delivery improving, but still unacceptably low - Comments (Count)
USPS OIG Audit Report: Expedited Packaging Supplies Program Costs (PDF) - Comments (Count)
Austria's postal service is printing special COVID-19 stamps on toilet paper - Comments (Count)
Battleground postal delays persist with mail voting underway - Comments (Count)
Podcast: The Consequences of DeJoy's USPS Changes - Comments (Count)
Can USPS cash in on its geolocation data? - Comments (Count)
Wisconsin Postal Service Facilities Violating Federal Court Orders, Not Reconnecting Sorting Machines, Lawmaker Says - Comments (Count)
Postal Service awards $5 million contract to PMG DeJoy's former company, XPO - Comments (Count)
$35K reward after mail carrier robbed in North Hollywood - Comments (Count)
Prescott postal worker marks important career milestone - Comments (Count)
Thousands of Wisconsinites, including postal workers, raise alarm about mail system - Comments (Count)
Congresswoman questions postal bust in Sunset Park - Comments (Count)
Lawmaker Blasts DeJoy For Blocking Democrats From Postal Service Facilities - Comments (Count)
Viewpoint: The Postal Service will deliver on mail-in voting - Comments (Count)
USPS has delivered more than 100 million ballots - Comments (Count)
VICE: The Law that Indebted the USPS Is Even Worse Than You Think - Comments (Count)
Mail delays continue to plague Detroit, Peters report finds - Comments (Count)
USA Today conducts mail test and finds delays continue to plague USPS - Comments (Count)
Caught on cam: Postal carrier tosses packages, then woman with stroller steals it - Comments (Count)
Are USPS transportation policies still causing mail delays? - Comments (Count)
Postal Carrier Veteran Adjusts to COVID-19 Mail Delivery - Comments (Count)
What Are Mail Carriers Saying About the Mail? - Comments (Count)
CT postal supervisor admits to stealing packages from Middletown post office - Comments (Count)
Nearly 150 sick with COVID-19 across Las Vegas postal system - Comments (Count)
USPS did not analyze how changes would affect mail delivery, watchdog says | USPS IG: Postal service changes compounded significant negative service | Report (PDF) - Comments (Count)
Stop Act deadlines looms for USPS - Comments (Count)
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USPS Delivering More Mail On Time After Walking Back DeJoy's Reforms
10.15.2020 - GovExec reports: "On-time delivery of First-Class mail--which included regular letters and other non-"junk" pieces--still remains far below its 2020 high point of around 93% before the novel coronavirus pandemic took hold and the 92% on-time delivery rate USPS saw over the summer before DeJoy's changes went into effect. Still, some observers see the recent rollbacks of the postmaster general's initiatives as responsible for the Postal Service's recent improved performance." - Comments (Count)
USPS instructs employees to restore extra mail trips and some processing machines
9.25.2020 - GovExec reports: "The U.S. Postal Service has informed employees they should restart late and extra trips between facilities and reconnect some processing equipment as the agency attempts to come in compliance with a national injunction aimed at rolling back widespread mail delays ahead of the election." - The USPS claimed it can't restore some mail sorting machines because it 'dismantled' them - Comments (Count)
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)
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