U.S. Postal Service: USPS Faces Struggles, From Delayed Mail to Question Over Mail-In Voting

Sep 3, 2020

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Some believe the U.S. Postal Service is under threat. Maine’s Attorney General joined a coalition of states filing suit against the major changes made to the U.S. Postal Service in recent weeks. Customers are feeling the effects of cost-cutting measures: mail is delayed and affecting commerce—recently, dead baby chicks arrived at farms in Maine. Citizens groups are worried that delayed ballots could sow confusion and threaten the integrity of the November election. We’ll discuss the latest news regarding mail-in ballots, delayed deliveries, staffing and funding challenges, and the outlook for this beleaguered government institution.  


 

Guests

  • Scott Klinger, Senior Equitable Development Specialist, Jobs With Justice
  • Kevin Kosar, Resident Scholar American Enterprise Institute

 

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