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US Postal Service touts performance during 2022 election

Jan. 09, 2023 10:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service delivered more than 54 million ballots for the midterm election, with nearly 99% of ballots delivered to election officials within three days, officials said Monday. The Postal Service’s post-election analysis showed that on average it...

Congresswoman wants explanation on Twin Cities mail slowdown

Dec. 31, 2022 17:00 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota congresswoman wants to know what's causing days-long delays in mail delivery in the Twin Cities' southern suburbs. Democratic U.S. Rep. Angie Craig sent U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy a letter on Friday saying she was frustrated with reports...

Postal Service pledges move to all-electric delivery fleet

Dec. 20, 2022 17:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major boost for President Joe Biden's pledge to eliminate gas-powered vehicles from the sprawling federal fleet, the Postal Service said Tuesday it will sharply increase the number of electric-powered delivery trucks — and will go all-electric for new purchases starting...

Carriers feeling cheery about on-time holiday deliveries

Nov. 21, 2022 09:06 AM EST

The nation’s major shipping companies are in the best shape to get holiday shoppers’ packages delivered on time since the start of the pandemic, suggesting a return to normalcy. Carriers like the U.S. Postal Service, FedEx and United Parcel Service project to have enough...

USPS ready for holiday crush after influx of mail-in ballots

Nov. 10, 2022 14:16 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service gave a solid performance in delivering mail-in ballots for the midterm elections and is ready to dive into the crush of holiday deliveries, officials said Thursday. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said 11.3 billion pieces of mail and 567...