Management

In Court, USPS Blames Mail Delays on 'Poor Judgment' by Local Supervisors

Top officials deflect criticism away from initiatives implemented by embattled Postmaster General Louis DeJoy.

Management

Mail Delays Could Affect Prescriptions for 1 in 4 Adults Over 50

A huge number of older adults get prescriptions through the mail, poll data shows. Delays in mail delivery could affect their getting medications on time.

Management

USPS Is Fighting to Block the Release of Data on Mail Delays

The Postal Service is fending off pressures before its regulator and federal courts, but it's already suffered one setback.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: The Postmaster General's Appearances on the Hill

GovExec's Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss Louis DeJoy's two recent appearances before Congress.

Workforce

Voters Aren’t the Only Ones Who Dread Slow Mail – Struggling Small Businesses Are Also at Risk from Postal Service Delays

The Postal Service plays a critical role in the supply chains of small businesses and in keeping rural America connected. There's no reason it can't continue to do so despite its financial woes.

Management

DeJoy Struggles With Basic Postal Questions Even as He Defends Reforms That Caused Delays

Postmaster general says in testy hearing he thought his changes would improve service but "oddly enough" the opposite occurred.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: What Explains the Postal Service Delays and Changes?

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss the recent changes to USPS.

Oversight

Former USPS Leader from Texas Says Postmaster General Louis Dejoy is 'Destroying Confidence' in the Postal Service

Carolyn Lewis, a former USPS Board of Governors chair, said she has been disturbed by reports of cost-cutting measures and concerns that the mail service will not be able to handle an influx of mailed-in ballots.

Management

Beleaguered Postal Service Rolls Back Some of Its Controversial Reforms

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy bows to pressure on some issues, but it's unclear if he'll roll back all changes causing delays.

Oversight

Analysis: Amid Partisan Fight Over Postal Service’s Future, Its Past Reveals a Common Bond that Helped Stamp an Identity on America

The United States Postal Service plays a vital role in US civic life, one that helped shape American society more than 250 years ago and continues to characterize it today.

Management

What's Really Going On At the Postal Service

USPS does not need emergency funding for the election specifically, but acknowledges recent reforms have reduced service levels.

Tech

GovExec Daily: The Postmaster General, Reform and Technology

Michael Plunkett joins the podcast to examine the business and operational changes at USPS.

Oversight

Viewpoint: Trump Is Hobbling the Mail the Old-Fashioned Way

The president and his allies are bringing politics back into the Postal Service—and putting the election at risk.

Management

Despite Calls for His Resignation, New USPS Leader Pledges More Sweeping Changes

While some employees and lawmakers are sounding alarms over Postal Service reforms, stakeholders are taking a wait-and-see approach.