August 31, 2020 In The News, Media

South Jersey elected officials demand answers on Postal Service woes

Burlington County Times
August 18, 2020

BELLMAWR —  Around mid-July, the borough offices in National Park started to receive several calls a day from residents concerned several days had passed without their mail being delivered. The borough offices even went three days without receiving any mail.

“Our phone was ringing off the hook every day, with everybody’s saying, ‘Where’s my mail?’” Joy Gunn, the borough’s administrative clerk, said.

Local elected officials Tuesday demanded answers to the question on the minds of not just National Park residents, but on those of many Americans as November’s election approaches — where’s my mail?

U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross, backed by United States Postal Service workers from South Jersey’s largest hub, led the charge, calling recent changes the Postal Service’s operations made by newly-appointed Postmaster General Louis DeJoy “catastrophic.”

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