Fewer and fewer priority mail packages were delivered on time after DeJoy took over the USPS, internal documents reveal
- As lawmakers on Saturday debate a $25 billion bailout to USPS, the House Oversight Committee on released internal USPS documents they allege show “alarming nationwide delays” to the postal service.
- Deliveries via priority mail were on time over 90% of the time at the beginning of July, but were on time less than 80% of the time by the beginning of August, according to the internal document.
- While DeJoy on Friday noted there had been a “dip” in USPS service, Democrats on Saturday accused him of “never publicly disclosed the full extent” of the delays to mail delivery.
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The House Oversight Committee on Saturday released internal USPS documents that reportedly show declines in the performance of the postal service beginning in July, a month after Postmaster General Louis DeJoy took office.
According to the portions of the internal USPS document released by lawmakers, first-class mail service dipped 8.1% below its baseline, marketing mail saw an 8.42% decline from baseline service, the delivery of periodicals saw a 9.57% decline, while priority mail service saw a 7.97% decline compared to its baseline number.
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[Source: Business Insider]