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Louis DeJoy backs down from plan to consolidate USPS facilities after national backlash

U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has officially postponed his plans for drastically overhauling U.S. Postal Service (USPS) mail sorting operations until 2025, after fierce backlash from postal workers, elected officials and the public. Government Executive reported this week that DeJoy’s recent announcement to suspend his massive consolidation plan means that USPS facilities can now return […]

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‘Dumpster fire’: Experts say delays from DeJoy’s USPS overhaul may affect swing state ballots

A noticeable slowdown in mail delivery by the US Postal Service (USPS) is becoming a significant concern for democracy advocates, as millions of Americans will be voting by mail this year. There’s growing worry about whether mail ballots will be counted in time — particularly in swing states like Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania and […]