House Democrats pummel postmaster over sharp declines in on-time mail delivery

BY: - August 24, 2020

In a hearing before the House Oversight and Reform Committee, Democrats pressed DeJoy over an internal report made public over the weekend showing steep declines in on-time mail deliveries since July — challenging GOP claims that Democrats manufactured the crisis.

Postmaster general insists it’s his ‘sacred duty’ to ensure election mail on time

BY: - August 21, 2020

Rebutting allegations that he’s acting at Trump’s bidding, DeJoy said he had not spoken to Trump about policy changes he has made since taking the position and has only informed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin of his general intention to improve processes and save costs at the cash-strapped agency.

Despite Postal Service pivot, Shapiro primes lawsuit; Wolf, Casey urge vigilance

BY: - August 18, 2020

“For generations, Pennsylvanians have relied on the Postal Service. ... Now, we’re relying on the Postal Service to undergird our democracy,” Gov. Tom Wolf said during a conference call with home state journalists. 

Report: Postal Service tells 46 states, including Pa., mail-in ballots could be delayed

BY: - August 15, 2020

A Washington Post analysis listed Pennsylvania among the ranks of states facing a "heightened warning" of delays, a cohort of 186 million voters nationwide.