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USPS Settles Colorado Suit Over ‘False’ Voting Postcards

The USPS has settled a suit in Colorado over false voting post cards. (Bing Guan/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. Postal Service settled a lawsuit brought by Colorado election officials over a mass-mailer about mail-in voting that a judge deemed “false,” agreeing to destroy cards that hadn’t been sent yet and work with the state on its election media campaign.

Erik Larson | Bloomberg News
September 18, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

DeJoy Ordered to Halt Post Office Changes Ahead of Election

A federal judge in Washington has ordered that the USPS reverse changes before the election. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy listens during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing in Washington on Aug. 24. (Tom Williams/Bloomberg News)

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy was ordered by a court to halt operational changes at the U.S. Postal Service that triggered fear of a botched tally of mail-in ballots during the presidential election, Washington state’s attorney general said.

Erik Larson | Bloomberg News
September 17, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

House to Investigate DeJoy’s Possible Campaign Law Violations

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy will be investigated by the House Oversight Committee. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, speaking here during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on Aug. 24, will be the subject of a House investigation into possible campaign law violations. (Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call via AP)

House Democrats said Sept. 8 they will investigate whether Postmaster General Louis DeJoy encouraged employees at his former business to contribute to Republican candidates and then reimbursed them in the guise of bonuses, a violation of campaign finance laws.

September 8, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Trump Open to Inquiry Into DeJoy and Campaign Contributions

President Trump has said he's open to an investigation into USPS Chief Louis DeJoy. President Trump speaks during a news conference outside the White House on Sept. 7. Trump said he was open to an investigation into Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's campaign contributions. (Patrick Semansky/Associated Press)

President Donald Trump says he’s open to an investigation of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy following published reports that former employees of DeJoy, a major donor to Trump and other Republicans, said they felt pressured to make campaign contributions to GOP candidates.

Darlene Superville | Associated Press
September 8, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Judge Orders USPS to Provide Info on Service Changes

A judge has ordered the USPS to turn over information regarding service changes. A person deposits mail in a box outside a post office in Cranberry Township, Pa., on Aug. 19. (Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press)

A federal judge in Washington state is giving the Trump administration and the U.S. Postal Service 10 days to turn over records and information about service changes that critics say could undermine mail-in voting in the November election.

August 28, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

USPS Fights State Demands for Evidence on Mailboxes, Machines

USPS trucks sit as demonstrators march outside of a post office in Royal Oak, Mich., on Aug. 22. USPS trucks sit as demonstrators march outside of a post office in Royal Oak, Mich., on Aug. 22. (Emily Elconin/Bloomberg News)

The Trump administration is pushing back on demands for evidence sought by 14 states that sued over operational changes at the U.S. Postal Service they say could hobble mail-in balloting ahead of November’s election.

Erik Larson | Bloomberg News
August 26, 2020
Government, Business

New York, New Jersey Sue Trump, DeJoy Over USPS Service Changes

Letitia James, New York's attorney general Letitia James, New York's attorney general, speaks at a press conference earlier this month. (Peter Foley/Bloomberg News)

New York and New Jersey sued President Donald Trump and Postmaster General Louis DeJoy over major changes to postal service operations that the states fear will hinder mail-in voting during the November election.

Erik Larson | Bloomberg News
August 25, 2020
Government, Business

DeJoy Says Trump Attacks on Mail-in Ballots ‘Not Helpful’

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is sworn in Louis DeJoy is sworn in before a House Oversight and Reform Committee meeting Aug. 24. (Tom Brenner/Pool via AP)

WASHINGTON — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy told lawmakers Aug. 24 that he has warned allies of President Donald Trump that the president’s repeated attacks on mail-in ballots are “not helpful,” but denied that recent changes at the Postal Service are linked to the November elections.

August 24, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

More States Sue DeJoy, USPS Over Mail-in Voting Concerns

More states are suing Louis DeJoy and the USPS. A mail box is seen outside a post office in the Queens borough of New York on Aug. 18. (Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg News)

Six more states and the District of Columbia sued Postmaster General Louis DeJoy over changes at the U.S. Postal Service that Democrats allege will undermine the expected surge in mail-in voting during an election that will play out during the coronavirus pandemic.

Erik Larson | Bloomberg News
August 21, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

USPS Chief DeJoy: Election Mail Will Get Delivered on Time

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy speaks during a virtual hearing. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy testifies Aug. 21 before the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee on the USPS. (US Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs via Associated Press)

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy defended his management of the U.S. Postal Service and said the agency is “fully capable” of handling what is expected to be a record number of mail-in ballots in the November election.

August 21, 2020

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