House Democrats Pass Broad Legislation To Protect U.S. Postal Service
Today Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) voted for H.R. 8015, the Delivering for America Act, legislation funding the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and making policy changes to restore delivery service. The House passed the bill on with bipartisan support a few hours after the House Oversight Committee released internal USPS documents showing sharp declines in delivery service across the country since early July.
“The American people depend on the U.S. Postal Service for their businesses, their medical treatment, and this year, for their election,” said Beyer. “Donald Trump’s admission that he was sabotaging the USPS to prevent people from voting during a pandemic was a call to action for everyone who cares about this important service and the sanctity of our elections. The House answered that call today by passing this legislation, and I will continue doing all I can to help safeguard our democratic process and ensure fair elections.”
The Delivering for America Act would prohibit:
This legislation will also: