The president’s long campaign against the Postal Service is intersecting with his assault on mail-in voting amid concerns that he has politicized oversight of the agency
USPS OIG: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is an expected increase in the number of Americans who will choose to vote by mail and avoid in-person voting. This was evident during the Wisconsin spring election and presidential preference primary, as the Wisconsin Election Commission received over 1.3 million requests for absentee ballots for the April 7, 2020, election, almost 1 … Read More
The Community and Postal Workers United Summer 2020 Newsletter features articles about new Postmaster General and what we can expect from him, postal workers in Minneapolis organizing a display of solidarity with the Black freedom movement, and what you can do to help save our postal service. Read the newsletter here.
By Gerry Connolly, Chairman of the House’s Government Operations Subcommittee, which has jurisdiction over the USPS. CNN: The United States Postal Service is in crisis, and one person is standing in the way of its salvation: President Donald J. Trump. President Trump, who seems to be driven by his animus for Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, continues to blame Amazon’s deliveries … Read More
Today, on National Postal Worker Day, Samantha Bee, host of TBS’ Emmy Award-winning Full Frontal launched the #MailedIt campaign, which is a social movement to save the United States Postal Service (USPS), and it’s currently trending #1 on Twitter! Key voices in culture including Stacey Abrams, Soledad O’Brien, April Reign, Phoebe Robinson, Jane Fonda, Gloria Steinem, Khloe Kardashian, Bette Midler, Jessica Pimentel, … Read More