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Postmaster General Arrives on Capitol Hill

Postmaster General Arrives on Capitol Hill

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy walks to a meeting with Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to discuss the agency's need for emergency funding at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020 ...

Sens. Manchin, Peters introduces bill to save post offices from closing

U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Gary Peters, D-MI, introduced Tuesday the Protect Our Services Today Act, which mandates that the U.S. Postal Services cannot close any post office facility during the COVID-19 pandemic.

VA staff report USPS delays for prescriptions

More than two dozen veterans and more than half a dozen VA employees who work in department pharmacies nationwide reported delays for mail-order prescriptions to Connecting Vets.

The anxiety and fear levels are real’: Phoenix-area postal workers face challenges amid COVID-19 crisis

PHOENIX — United States Postal Service workers are up against much more than rain, sleet or heat to perform their duties these days.

Why The Postal Service Is A Controversial Player In The Second Stimulus Bill

As members of Congress continue negotiating what will be included in the next stimulus package, one surprising topic is causing the most political contention: The United States Postal Service.

A former U.S. Postal Service mail carrier was sentenced for theft

On May 16, 2018, Smith, while performing the duties as a United States Postal Service city mail carrier, opened and kept a greeting card containing a gift card valued at $20.

Residents rally in wake of post office hate incident

The tension at the Main Street post office in Los Altos was palpable on the afternoon of July 23. A white woman, upset over a trivial matter, was berating an Asian postal clerk.

U.S. census, Postal Service share history

For the first survey in 1790, U.S. marshals did the counting, but the results helped then-Postmaster General Timothy Pickering evaluate requests for new mail routes for the country’s 15-year-old mail delivery system.

Preserve Our Post Office, Before It’s Too Late

The United States Postal Service is an essential national infrastructure. That simple and indisputable fact has never been more evident than during the current pandemic.

APWU President Dimondstein on PBS News Hour

With the election nearing and many parts of the U.S. in the grips of COVID-19, mail-in ballots have become a prominent issue.

California Man Pleads Guilty to Burglary of 10 Post Offices

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Jeremy Elguez, 32, of Chico, pleaded guilty today to burglarizing 10 post offices, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced. 

Congress stimulus negotiations: Things are finally starting to move

The Democratic negotiators demanded, and will get, a meeting with the Postmaster General on Wednesday. Funding for the US Postal Service is a major issue in these talks and this meeting -- and any commitments that come from it -- could go a long way toward easing the path on that issue.

Rep. Latta conducting survey about challenges with USPS delivery in NW Ohio

The representative also wrote a letter addressed to the postmaster general urging him to transfer mail processing for NW Ohio from Mich. to Ohio.

Congressman Sires Statement on the Importance of the United States Postal Service

Since the Postal Service Act of 1792, mail delivery has been a major program of the federal government, delivering mail conveniently at a low cost to millions across the country while simultaneously developing a complex infrastructure system to reach all parts of our great nation.
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