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Michigan officials pushing for Postal Service protection


Michigan Democrats in the U-S House are asking the Senate to pass legislation protecting the Postal Service. The “Delivering for America Act” would prohibit further operational changes.

The legislation passed by the U-S House would increase aid for the Postal Service and protect it from cuts. Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence who worked as a mail carrier says it’s an unprecedented time for the service which is facing backups and slower delivery.

“We never had a president of the united states use us as a political pawn,” said Lawrence.

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell says the Postal Service is crucial for people beyond mail-in voting.

“They need their medicine, they need their bills, they need their notices from Social Security,” Dingell  says.

The “Delivering for America Act” is likely to languish in the Republican-controlled Senate.