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Sens. Warner and Kaine express concern over postal delays

After hearing firsthand from hundreds of Virginians regarding continued widespread U.S. Postal Service delays, U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine fired off a letter to the U.S. Postmaster General, urging him to address the troubling delay of lifesaving medicines, groceries, supplies, and much more in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In their letter, Warner and Kaine called on U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to rescind policy changes that are delaying mail delivery, to publish data on COVID-19 cases of postal workers by Postal Area, and to take additional steps to ensure mail-order medications are expeditiously processed.

“We write to express deep concern regarding widespread mail delivery delays across Virginia in recent months,” the letter stated. “We have heard from hundreds of our constituents that recount unacceptable delays in the delivery of everything from Christmas and birthday cards to mail-order medications and credit card bills. Furthermore, we seek answer...

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