‘Not Unlike the Postal Service’: Advocates Want Amtrak to Prioritize Service Over Profit Tuesday, 1 September 2020
Amtrak says it needs more money to avoid slashing service on routes in areas where the rail network is often the only mode of long-distance public transportation.

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First-class mail had "awful" on-time delivery rates in October, with 14% of mail arriving late, one expert says.
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Return To Sender: Rookie USPS Mail Carrier Dumped Ballots Into New Jersey Dumpsters [Video]

Return To Sender: Rookie USPS Mail Carrier Dumped Ballots Into New Jersey Dumpsters

Nicholas Beauchene began working for the US Postal Service in July, 2020. No longer. The DOJ has charged him for dumping 1,875 pieces of mail, including ballots, in two dumpsters in North Arlington and West Orange, New Jersey. CNN reports postal investigators believe the 26-year-old dumped the mail on two different days, from two different mail routes. The North Arlington dumpster contained 98 general election ballots; the West Orange dumpster had one general election ballot.

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