The Politics Blog

The Politics Blog » Posts tagged "Jason Mercier"

The Politics Blog

NOTICE: The Politics Blog has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved The Politics Blog.
Visit the new section.

Tag: Jason Mercier

Feb.
6th

Wyman disappointed by possible end of mail pickup on Saturday; working to keep it from impairing vote-by-mail elections

Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman says she is disappointed by U.S. Postal Service announcement Wednesday it would seek to end home-deliveries of mail on Saturdays to cut costs. But she said the Postal Service continues to make elections mail a high priority, and her agency will ensure sure voters are not disenfranchised in the state’s vote-by-mail elections.

In a statement put out by her office, Wyman said she understood USPS is trying to reduce its budget by $2 billion a year and that the public supports the end of Saturday mail as a way to do

Read more »