Todd Shields

Government

Mail Will Be Slower, More Costly Under DeJoy USPS Plan

United States Postal Service Grumman Long Life Vehicles USPS Grumman Long Life Vehicles outside a post office in Shelbyville, Ky. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. Postal Service announced plans to add a day or more to its standards for First Class mail delivery, hike rates and reduce post office hours as it struggles with financial deficits.

Todd Shields | Bloomberg News
March 23, 2021
Government

House Panel, DeJoy See Need to Address USPS Financial Woes

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy Postmaster General Louis DeJoy by Tom Brenner/Reuters via Bloomberg News

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said some mail could be delayed under his plan to revitalize a U.S. Postal Service plagued by slow delivery and what he called a dire financial outlook.

Todd Shields | Bloomberg News
February 24, 2021
Government, Business

Democrat Ron Bloom Named Postal Board Chair Amid Calls to Fire Louis DeJoy

A USPS mail truck (Bing Guan/Bloomberg News) A USPS mail truck in San Diego. (Bing Guan/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. Postal Service, struggling with slow delivery following disruptive changes by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, selected a Democrat as its board chairman.

Todd Shields | Bloomberg News
February 9, 2021