Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is defending operational changes at the Postal Service made before and during his tenure that have been put on hold by several federal judges within the past week.
In today’s Federal Newscast: A former defense contractor is sentenced to prison for fraud and bribery. The Census Bureau’s IT infrastructure has performed better than officials expected. And the Air Force improves its policy for nursing mothers to improve retention.
In today’s Federal Newscast, on-time mail delivery still hasn’t fully recovered from operational changes made nearly two months ago by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy.
A group of states suing over service cuts at the Postal Service is asking a federal judge to immediately undo some of them, saying the integrity of the upcoming election is at stake.
With the Postal Service under intense scrutiny from Congress over its capacity to deliver on time ahead of the November election, its inspector general found the agency largely kept up with the volume of mailed-in ballots during the primary election season.
USPS officials pledged to provide these metrics the same day the House Oversight and Reform Committee warned it would file a subpoena for some of the documents the agency has yet to produce.
Emergency funding is no substitute for a real Postal reform plan
In today’s Federal Newscast, early retirement and buyout offers the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation made to employees back in March are off the table.
In a contentious hearing, Postmaster Louis DeJoy blamed the Postal Service’s serious financial problems on Congress for failing to pass postal reform legislation after more than a decade of net financial losses.
Postmaster General Louis Dejoy is facing tough questions from lawmakers less than a week after he agreed to postpone operational changes.