USPS OIG: Spring 2021 Semiannual Report to Congress

The Office of Inspector General is tasked with ensuring efficiency, accountability, and integrity in the U.S. Postal Service. We also have the distinct mission of helping to maintain confidence in the mail and postal system, as well as to improve the Postal Service’s bottom line. We use audits and investigations to help protect the integrity…

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USPS OIG: Top 10 Postal Stories of 2020

It’s that time again for our top ten postal stories of the year! While we do this every year, 2020 saw more than its fair share of important news stories about the Postal Service. Well let’s face it, it saw more than its fair share of front page news stories in general. Here’s our countdown,…

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USPS delivers Election Mail report

December 29, 2020 The Postal Service released a post-election analysis outlining the steps it took to deliver a historic number of ballots and Election Mail volume. “Throughout the 2020 election, the Postal Service faced unprecedented challenges, but the commitment of our 644,000 men and women to deliver the nation’s ballots securely and in a timely…

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USPS OIG Report: Deployment of Operational Changes

Objective On October 19, 2020, we issued a report to the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors that addressed specific questions asked by Members of Congress regarding modifications to Postal Service staffing and policies, mail service impacts, compliance with applicable laws and regulations, communication with Congress and customers, and the Postmaster General’s compliance with financial…

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USPS: PMG thanks employees for election season work in new video

In his latest video message, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy thanks Postal Service employees for their work during election season. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, millions more people voted by mail this year. The Postmaster General reviews the steps USPS took to serve these voters, and he discusses how political campaigns used mail to educate voters…

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USPS Continues to Deliver a Record Number of Ballots

USPS News Release – October 29, 2020 WASHINGTON, DC — With less than one week until the November election, new U.S. Postal Service data show an exceedingly high-volume of mail moving through the system and a focus on delivery of ballots. “With increased volume in both mail and packages and external challenges, mail is moving,”…

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USPS: PMG discusses election, other topics in new video

The latest video from Postmaster General Louis DeJoy updates employees on the Postal Service’s work to deliver election-related mail. To serve voters who mail their ballots close to deadline, the organization is prioritizing ballots, adding postmarking resources, adding extra transportation wherever it is needed, and working with local election officials to meet special needs. “We…

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USPS Issues Extraordinary Measures Memorandum

“As we draw closer to the November 3, 2020, general election more information is being provided today to further supplement and reiterate previous guidance. This Memorandum follows those issued on Sept. 21 (Clarifying Operational Instructions), Sept. 25 (Additional Resources), and Oct. 13 (Supplemental Guidance). This series of Memoranda supports the timely and efficient handling of…

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