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House Bill Would Shield USPS from Cuts Favored by Trump-Appointed Postmaster General

HeadlineMar 29, 2021

House Democrats introduced the DEJOY Act Friday in a bid to block part of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s 10-year plan to restructure the U.S. Postal Service. The legislation would prohibit the USPS from delaying mail delivery service from its current standard. DeJoy is also planning to raise postage costs. Prominent Democrats, including Senator Bernie Sanders, are calling for the postal board to fire DeJoy, a Trump and Republican megadonor with no prior Postal Service experience. Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth said, “[DeJoy] is a clear and present threat to the future of the Postal Service and the well-being of millions of Americans.”

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