Sunday, June 23, 2024

Tag: USPS

USPS establishes deal with Ford to purchase 9,250 electric vehicles

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said that by 2026, all new vehicles will be electric vehicles (EV).

USPS announces electrification of mail truck fleet

New electric mail trucks are expected to begin servicing postal routes in late 2023.

USPS announces increase on electric mail truck procurement

The USPS announces it will make 40 percent of its new mail trucks battery electric, up from the agency’s plans for 10 percent earlier this year.

UPS tests electric cycles for busy cities

The USPS bikes hold up to 400 pounds of packages and are designed for use in both urban areas and rural neighborhoods.

Federal judge orders USPS to turn over docs over DeJoy’s potential...

“DeJoy’s decision-making as postmaster general has raised some serious ethical questions—now we should finally get some answers.”

‘Way past time to fire Mr. DeJoy’ says Sanders after House...

"The only way to begin to defend the post office is to fire DeJoy."

USPS releases calendar records for Postmaster General Louis DeJoy—but it’s almost...

“Shrouding his calendar in secrecy likely violates the letter of the law, and certainly violates its spirit.”

Denouncing ‘intentional effort’ to sabotage election, judge orders nationwide reversal of...

A federal judge slammed the policies as a "politically motivated attack" on the U.S. Postal Service that—if allowed to stand—would disenfranchise voters in November.

Poorly protected postal workers are catching COVID-19 by the thousands. it’s...

More than 50,000 workers have taken time off for virus-related reasons, slowing mail delivery.

Warren demands DeJoy resign or be removed after probe shows USPS...

“We know Louis DeJoy is sabotaging the Postal Service—and our investigation reveals his scheming has slowed the delivery of mail-order prescription drugs, threatening health risks for millions of Americans during a pandemic.”

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Gaza’s children face extreme heat and starvation under Israeli blockade

UN reports visible signs of wasting among Gaza’s children as aid deliveries falter and temperatures soar.

Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamie Raskin press Chief Justice John Roberts on ethics standards amid controversies involving Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.
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When the KKK murdered my childhood friend 

We must never give in to cruelty and violence. It is incumbent on all of us to stand up to bullies and be each other’s protectors.

Essential jobs and public school teachers in the US fail to provide living wages

Home health aides, retail salespersons, fast-food workers, and public school teachers are essential to the economy and society, yet their wages fall far short of the cost of living.

Global consensus: Majority support quick fossil fuel phaseout, even in top producing nations

A new UNDP poll reveals overwhelming global support for a rapid transition to clean energy and stronger climate action, including in major fossil fuel-producing countries.