Whether it's intentional or not, whether it's a reality or perception, people are hearing an awful lot about problems with the mail ahead of an election where mail will be critical
"I'm fine getting mail once or twice a week, but I don't get any and I need the medicines for my grandson"
Small Business Owner Calling For Change Within the U.S. Postal Service
“I’ve got probably 8-10 cases open with the post office right now, and probably the sum of six to $16,000 worth of product"
"Valerie Rice said her mail has arrived only once every two weeks in July. She receives medication for her 25-year-old grandson, who has autism, through the mail. But now it doesn’t come on time"
"Donald Bullock said he has gone three weeks without his mail — leaving 71 letters and three packages, including two paychecks, sitting inside the Overbrook post office, according to his USPS mail alerts"
"Vicky Lee [...] said missing mail is jeopardizing her good credit. In a stack of mail she picked up from her post office, Lee found a late charge from a credit card company"
"In the last 10 days, Sally Chojnacki says she’s only found letters and first-class mail in her mailbox once."
"Carriers are saying the US Postal Service is not allowing overtime.
"If they hit their 8 hours and there is still mail in the truck, it goes back to the station."
"The president of the local letter carrier union said this week some routes aren’t being filled and they’re not being told why"
But everyone needs to understand what individual Americans are experiencing themselves and hearing from local media at a local level.
How can we address?