Can you take this to Alaska?

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If you’ve ever wondered what the argument could be for keeping the @USPS around… this woman NAILS it! #USPS pic.twitter.com/GT5FgqWY6p — Sheryl Hickerson 👊🏽👊🏾👊🏿 (@BionicSocialite) July 15, 2020

USPS OIG: Timeliness of Ballot Mail in the Milwaukee P&DC Service Area

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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

Community and Postal Workers United Summer 2020 Newsletter

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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.

America’s Postal Service is made up of real heroes. This is no time to let it die

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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

Stacey Abrams, Soledad O’Brien and More Join #MailedIt Tweetathon to Save the USPS and Mail-in Voting!

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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

Join the #SAVETHEPOSTOFFICE Day of Action on June 23

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APWU: On June 23, postal workers across the country will join together to send our senators and members of Congress a clear message: Save Our Post Office.  APWU local and state unions are organizing events across the country to support a petition delivery on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Learn more.

Trump’s Attacks on Vote-by-Mail Worry Some Election Officials

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PEW: There is growing concern among election officials and experts that the increasingly partisan debate around voting by mail could sow doubt in the results of the presidential election. For months, President Donald Trump has been one of the loudest opponents to vote by mail, which experts agree is a safe alternative to in-person voting during the novel coronavirus outbreak. … Read More

Postal Service releases Household Diary Study on Mail Use & Attitudes in FY 2019

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Household Diary Study: The Postal Service currently owns and operates 34,613 post office locations (including branches) throughout the U.S…. In spite of a declining frequency of visits over the past several years, the use of post offices for mailing services continues to dominate the mail service industry. Fifty two percent of all U.S. households patronize a post office at least … Read More