USPS Policy Changes Threaten Mail Delivery Ahead Of 2020 Election

Restructuring and cost cutting measures at USPS are slowing mail delivery ahead of a major election.

USPS Mailbox
Romi Gould tries to put a box into a mailbox in Annapolis, Md., Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Susan Walsh / ASSOCIATED PRESS
USPS Mailbox
Romi Gould tries to put a box into a mailbox in Annapolis, Md., Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Susan Walsh / ASSOCIATED PRESS

USPS Policy Changes Threaten Mail Delivery Ahead Of 2020 Election

Restructuring and cost cutting measures at USPS are slowing mail delivery ahead of a major election.

Congressional Democrats are investigating recent changes to USPS procedures that have slowed mail delivery just ahead of the 2020 presidential election.

Reset checks in with a Chicago alderman about local delays and a national reporter whose latest piece covers the changes and what’s behind them.

GUEST: Ald. Matt O’Shea, 19th Ward

Russell Berman, staff writer at The Atlantic