Postal Service Halts Some Operational Changes After Outcry

The abrupt reversal comes as more than 20 states, from New York to California, announced they would be suing to stop the changes.

  • Published 18 August 2020
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing public pressure and state lawsuits, the Postmaster general announced Tuesday he is halting some operational changes to mail delivery that critics warned were causing widespread delays and could disrupt voting in the November election. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said he would “suspend” his initiatives until after the election “to avoid even the appearance of impact on election mail.” The abrupt reversal comes as more than 20 states, from New York to…

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