October 16, 2021

News Science

The Science of News

WATCH: Sen. Rosen pushes Postmaster General Dejoy for details on his decision-making process

1 min read

Sen. Jacky Rosen, D-Nevada, asked Postmaster General Louis Dejoy whether he had conducted any analyses on how operational changes to the U.S. Postal Service would affect vulnerable communities, including veterans and seniors, at a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Aug. 21. Dejoy denied pursuing any policy changes that would slow down service to the communities referenced by Rosen, and said he was working toward ensuring faster, more on-time delivery by modifying USPS truck transportation schedules. “There are millions of people watching who are impacted every day by what you do,” Rosen said, pushing Dejoy to pledge transparency to the American people. Dejoy disagreed with her premise and said he would provide a transportation schedule that he directed the USPS to adhere to, but not any research or analysis that guided his decision.

Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG
Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour
Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6
Follow us:
Facebook: http://www.pbs.org/newshour
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/newshour
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/newshour
Snapchat: @pbsnews
Subscribe:
PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts
Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe

More News

News Science © 2005 Area.Control.Network™ All rights reserved.
All Rights Reserved © 2020 - 2021 Area Control Network (ACN)
The ACN News websites News.Science use Area Control Network TOS and Privacy Policies that you must agree to to use this site.
Privacy Policies & TOS