Debate of Candidates in APWU National Officer Election set for August 14, 2022

National Presidents Conferences at Convention typically see 250-300 presidents in attendance. Having a small room and limiting attendance to 150 due to room size, and priority given to presidents, I believe is a thinly veiled attempt to restrict attendance and access to the postal press association and others wanting to report on or Facebook Live…

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Rep Katie Porter: Postmaster DeJoy needs to go

On-time mail delivery has plummeted under Postmaster Louis DeJoy—forcing veterans to wait longer for prescriptions, seniors to scramble to pay bills without their Social Security checks, and communities to feel less connected. Postmaster DeJoy needs to go. pic.twitter.com/NxVivkOQZt — Rep. Katie Porter (@RepKatiePorter) November 16, 2021

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Postal Inspection Service’s milestone celebrated

The Postal Inspection Service has released a video to celebrate the organization’s 245th birthday. “The United States Postal Inspection Service: A Look Back at the First 245 Years of America’s First and Oldest Law Enforcement Agency” explores the organization’s colorful history, which began when Benjamin Franklin, America’s first Postmaster General, hired William Goddard. On Aug….

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Dr. Fauci’s thoughts on voting in person vs. voting by mail

“Can people safely go out and vote in person?” Dr. Fauci: “there’s no reason why we shouldn’t be able to vote in person”

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APWU President Dimondstein Appeared On MSNBC’s Meet The Press Daily

In the space of a few short weeks, Postmaster General DeJoy has introduced a troubling mail slowdown and President Trump has attacked postal workers with unfounded attempts to discredit vote-by-mail.Meanwhile, the Senate has still not taken action to provide the $25 billion that the USPS needs during this extraordinary national crisis. President Dimondstein appeared on…

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Why some mail-in ballots are rejected (video)

CBS News – August 3, 2020 A missing signature, an unverified signature, or late arrival are the most common reasons for a ballot to be rejected, according to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission report from the 2016 election. CBS News political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns and CBS News 2020 campaign reporter Adam Brewster join Elaine Quijano…

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APWU President Dimondstein Appears on Democracy Now!

April 29, 2020 President Dimondstein appeared on Democracy Now! with Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez today. The interview covered the financial crisis facing the U.S. Postal Service, the impact of the Coronavirus on the USPS and the vital role of our public Postal Service in carrying out civic life across the country. Part 1 Part…

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