Save our post office. Help protect union jobs. Santa, sorry my letter is late. Demonstrators carried signs with those and other messages outside a post office on Michigan Avenue Tuesday in Kalamazoo as the American Postal Workers Union rallied in cities across the country, calling for the US Senate to fund the Postal Service and for USPS to undo cuts that have slowed mail service this summer.
Some Kalamazoo voters are hesitant to mail their completed absentee ballots for the November election, City Clerk Scott Borling told WMUK. A slowdown in US Postal Service delivery and statements from President Trump and Postmaster General Louis DeJoy have raised questions about how USPS would handle a flood of election mail this fall.