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Senate Democrat Investigating U.S. Postal Service Delays As Election Fears Mount

2 monthes ago   |   By Forbes

Lawmakers and postal workers are raising concerns about the effect the new postmaster general's changes could have on mail-in ballots.
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Senator Launches Investigation Into U.S. Postal Service Delays

2 monthes ago   |   By Time

A Democratic senator said Thursday he is launching an investigation into changes at the U.S. Postal Service that are causing delays in mail deliveries across the country just as big volume increases are expected for mail-in election voting .
A plan imposed by Louis DeJoy, a Republican fundraiser who took over the top job at the Postal Service in June, eliminates overtime for hundreds of thousands of postal workers and orders that mail be kept until the next day if distribution centers are running late.
Michigan Sen. Gary Peters, the top Democrat on the Homeland Security and Governmental...
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Senator launches investigation into Postal Service delays

2 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - A Democratic senator said Thursday he is launching an investigation into changes at the U.S. Postal Service that are causing delays in mail deliveries across the country just as big volume increases are expected for mail-in election voting.
A plan imposed by Louis DeJoy, a Republican fundraiser who took over the top job at the Postal Service in June, eliminates overtime for hundreds of thousands of postal workers and orders that mail be kept until the next day if distribution centers are running late.
Michigan Sen. Gary Peters, the top Democrat on the Homeland Security and...
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