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Post office chief halts cuts – but concerns about election remain

Posted on AllSides August 19th, 2020
From The Center
elections, 2020 Election, USPS, mail-in voting

Politics has ensnared the U.S. Postal Service, which is at the center of the pandemic-fueled debate over mail-in voting. Lost is the bipartisan agreement that deeper reform is needed.

After weeks of mounting pressure, U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy on Tuesday said he would postpone new cost-cutting measures that had sparked concerns many mail-in ballots would be delivered too late for November’s election. The announcement came as more than 20 states were reportedly planning to sue the United States Postal Service (USPS), and just days before Mr. DeJoy was set...

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https://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2020/0818/Post-office-chief-halts-cuts-but-concerns-about-election-remain

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