Stories tagged: "Louis DeJoy"

Louis DeJoy testifies to Congress, while WOODTV in Grand Rapids captures a 'sorting machine graveyard' and Detroiters rally to save the USPS. Photos by C-SPAN, WOODTV and Franz Knight.
West Michigan Lost 1 of 4 Mail Sorting Machines. Postmaster General Dejoy Refuses to Reinstall Them.

Mail slowdowns have hurt Michigan businesses and prevented Michiganders from having their vote count. But the Postal Service is throwing away sorting machines.

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Retired Mail Carrier: Changes at the Postal Service Could Be Devastating for Its 669,000 Employees

Vincent DiGaetano took pride in his 30-year career as a mail carrier. Now, he’s worried about the future of the USPS.

Lewis Haney, selling his Windy Woods designs at a convention center. Photo courtesy Lewis Haney.
The Long Tail of Postal Delays: How an Inconvenience Leaves Lasting Damage

Macomb County designer and Etsy businessman Lewis Haney from Warren says postal delays leave microbusinesses like his "stuck in a sort of limbo."

AG Dana Nessel and Sen. Gary Peters. Photos courtesy their offices.
No, the USPS Isn’t Safe Yet — And Michigan’s Investigation Still Matters

Michigan's Sen. Gary Peters and AG Dana Nessel are both pursuing investigations into the Postal Service, while the Postmaster General delays policies that have been causing mail to slow down.

FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2020, file photo Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, left, is escorted to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Post Office has lost money for years, though advocates note it’s a government service rather than a profit-maximizing business. In June, President Donald Trump appointed DeJoy, a Republican donor and logistics company executive, as the country's new postmaster general and tasked him with trying to make the postal service more profitable.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
BREAKING: Michigan AG Dana Nessel Sues Postmaster General Over Voter Disenfranchisement

The lawsuit aims to hold the Postmaster General Louis DeJoy accountable for postal delays and risks to the right to vote by mail.