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Aug 22, 2020 In The News

The House approved legislation Saturday to allocate $25 billion to the US Postal Service and ban operational changes that have slowed mail service around the country.

Aug 22, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — The House interrupted its summer recess on Saturday for a rare weekend session to approve legislation blocking cost-cutting and operational changes at the Postal Service that Democrats, civil rights advocates and some Republicans fear could jeopardize mail-in ballots this fall.

Aug 22, 2020 In The News

The House voted Saturday on legislation to provide $25 billion to the U.S. Postal Service and explicitly prohibit any operational changes amid widespread Democratic fears that the Trump administration is trying to disenfranchise millions of Americans casting mail ballots this November.

Aug 22, 2020 In The News

House Oversight Committee Chair Carolyn B.

Aug 14, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The two most senior officials in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security were improperly appointed to the posts under federal law by the Trump administration, a nonpartisan congressional watchdog said Friday.

Aug 13, 2020 In The News

Dozens of House Democrats on Wednesday signed on to a letter calling for Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to reverse his overhaul of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), citing the coronavirus pandemic and upcoming elections. 

Aug 13, 2020 In The News

Like most businesses, the Astoria Bookshop closed its doors to customers when the pandemic erupted. That's when the Postal Service became a lifeline, allowing owner Lexi Beach to sell books online.

Aug 13, 2020 In The News

A potential showdown between the Census Bureau and the House Oversight Committee is looming after the agency refused to make top officials available for questioning about its decision to shorten the time allotted for counting every U.S. resident.

Aug 13, 2020 In The News

While the Securities and Exchange Commission investigates Kodak, another government investigation is also underway in the U.S House of Representatives.

“I have a number of questions about it. It’s very fishy in many ways," said Rep. Carolyn Maloney.

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