State Attorneys General File PRC Statement Opposing Mail Service Cuts

Connecticut Attorney General William Tong today joined a group of 21 attorneys general and two cities calling on the Postal Regulatory Commission to oppose Postmaster General DeJoy’s efforts to increase delivery times for First-Class Mail and other essential postal services. The proposed changes could impact up to 96 percent of ZIP codes in the United States. Forty percent of all First-Class mail in the United States will be slowed down by these proposed changes.

“(PMG) DeJoy’s so-called cost-saving measures have been a disaster for Connecticut families and must be stopped. The Postal Regulatory Commission must restore the reliable and essential service we all have long enjoyed,” said Attorney General Tong. “Last year, we successfully sued USPS to protect the timely delivery of ballots ahead of the November election. DeJoy’s latest plan would increase delivery times for forty percent of First-Class Mail, whether it is paychecks, holiday cards, or election materials. This is a terrible plan for families, businesses, and for the functioning of our government …” (click to read more)

Click to read Multistate Attorneys General Statement to the Postal Regulatory Commission