Stories tagged: "Louis DeJoy"


Postal service can handle absentee ballot volume
Wisconsin Postal Workers: System Can Handle Absentee Ballots, Just Mail Early

Despite concerns, protests over removal of mail sorting machines, other proposed changes by Trump Administrations’ USPS, workers say they can handle ballot volume.

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, left, talks with Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C., before a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Washington. (Tom Williams/Pool via AP)
Postmaster General Should ‘Resign, or Be Fired,’ Experts Testify in Congressional Hearing

Republican mega donor Louis DeJoy’s various dealings have also garnered criticism from members of his own political party.

In this Aug. 24, 2020, file photo, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy testifies during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump says he's open to an investigation of  DeJoy after some of DeJoy's former employees said they felt pressured to donate to GOP candidates. (Tom Williams/Pool via AP)
Senate Finds Mail-Order Prescriptions Are Delayed Under DeJoy—But That’s Not His Only Problem

“All of the mail-order pharmacies that are heavily reliant on USPS for delivery of mail-order drugs reported an increase in average delivery times, ranging from 18% to 32%."

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I’m an Emergency Room Doctor. The USPS Crisis Is a Life or Death Matter for Many.

The Postal Service is a crucial part of health care for millions of Americans. And making sure the mail is delivered on time through the election is only a small part of the battle.

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Retired Mail Carrier: Changes at the Postal Service Could Be Devastating for Its 669,000 Employees

Vincent DiGaetano took pride in his 30-year career as a mail carrier. Now, he’s worried about the future of the USPS.

Postal service can handle absentee ballot volume
Postmaster General DeJoy Finally Has to Answer for Massive Mail Delivery Delays

DeJoy said he can't commit to sharing election readiness plan with the Senate by Sunday.

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, left, is escorted to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Here’s How the Trump Donor in Charge of the USPS Could Sabotage November’s Election

Elections experts and Democrats are concerned that Louis DeJoy, the new postmaster general and longtime Republican donor, is helping President Trump set the groundwork to dispute the validity of mail-in-ballots this November.