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<p>”Meanwhile, customers are fuming on social media and to postal workers about late holiday packages and days-long delivery gaps. Only 38 percent of nonlocal first-class mail arrived on time in late December, compared with 92 percent in the year-ago period, according to data reported in federal voting lawsuits. The agency has not disclosed performance data in 2021,” the newspaper explained.</p><p>The Postal Service lost $9.2 billion in 2020.</p><p>”Democrats in Congress want a new postmaster general, which could happen only if the nine-member governing board changes. Though the administration has signaled it will move aggressively to rehabilitate the agency — Biden replaced the Republican chair of the Postal Regulatory Commission with a Democrat on Jan. 25 — there’s not much the president can do to intervene immediately in postal operations,” The Post explained.</p><p>The newspaper also broke news about how Democrats plan to respond to the crisis.</p><p>”Separately, lawmakers are considering an unusual accounting maneuver to give the Postal Service a nearly $100 billion credit for years of pension overpayments, according to four people familiar with the proposal, who spoke anonymously to discuss legislative plans. The move, which legislators in both the House and Senate have discussed and has not been previously reported, would shift responsibility for those funds onto the federal government,” The Post reported. “But even that bailout wouldn’t solve the agency’s looming financial problems. The credit would eliminate a little more than half of the Postal Service’s massive $188 billion in liabilities.”</p>
<div class=”rm-shortcode” data-rm-shortcode-id=”d713caf836c1f4dca57d3019038ed5e4″ id=”54013″><blockquote class=”twitter-tweet twitter-custom-tweet” data-partner=”rebelmouse” data-twitter-tweet-id=”1358179371832532996″><div style=”margin:1em 0″>Biden inherited a U.S. Postal Service in crisis. Democrats’ ideas such as ousting DeJoy and returning funding could… https://t.co/hZLkCkpKlt</div> — The Washington Post (@The Washington Post)<a href=”https://twitter.com/washingtonpost/statuses/1358179371832532996″>1612650170.0</a></blockquote></div>
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