Carolyn Long Calls for USPS to Roll Back Crippling Operational Changes
VANCOUVER, WA — Following the United States Postal Service (USPS) Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s announcement that further operational changes to USPS will be suspended until after the 2020 election, Carolyn Long, candidate for Congress in Washington’s 3rd Congressional District issued the following statement:
“The damage has already been done. While the pressure to maintain fairness in our electoral process suspended the further gutting of the Postal Service temporarily, the harmful changes already in place have led to unacceptable mail delays. These changes must immediately be rolled back. Anything short of a full restoration of quality and timely mail service is unacceptable.
“The people and small businesses of Southwest Washington depend on the U.S. Postal Service for life-saving prescription medications, a monthly social security check, or even to stay in business. This isn’t only about the ballot box, this is about people’s lives. It’s time to stop crippling our mail system and restore it. Congress must work together to ensure the Postal Service continues to provide its essential services to our communities and reject partisan politics that seek to harm it,” said Long.