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Ron Stroman resigned shortly before Louis DeJoy took over the Postal Service. Stroman says that changes underway should be halted if their effect is to slow mail and disenfranchise voters.
The bill, which provides $25 billion in aid, was passed in a rare Saturday session and requires the Postal Service to prioritize mail-in ballots this November. It’s unlikely to advance in the Senate.
After Oct. 7, the Census Bureau will stop accepting paper 2020 census forms postmarked by Sept. 30, NPR has learned. Some worry mail delays could harm the accuracy of census data about rural areas.
Louis DeJoy, an ally of President Trump, has come under fire in recent weeks for what’s viewed as directives to slow down USPS in order to suppress absentee or mail-in votes.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s attorney general joined the chorus of people calling on President Donald Trump to seize his attempts to starve the U.S. Postal Service of money ahead of the November election. Attorney General Dave Yost pleaded with Trump in a letter sent Sunday to postpone any needed changes to the Postal Service… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The U.S. House is being called back to Washington to deal with issues involving the United States Postal Service. Ohio Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown says the Senate should be called back too. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown says he wants the U.S. Senate to address controversial cost cutting measures in the United… Read More