Postmaster general to answer questions about delays, proposed price hikes for Postal Service

WASHINGTON — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is likely to face aggressive questioning from members of Congress when he appears before a House of Representatives committee hearing Wednesday. DeJoy is scheduled to appear before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform six months to the day after his last appearance on August 24, 2020.

“Through gross incompetence, you have ended the 240-year history of delivering the mail reliably on time,” Rep. Steven Lynch (D-MA) scolded during that hearing.

This time around, DeJoy is likely to face pressing questions about the Postal Service’s intentions to raise prices.

“Impending rate increases that are going to put a huge squeeze on a lot of businesses, especially small ones that can’t afford it,” Art Sackler, executive director of the Coalition for a 21st Century Postal Service, said.

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