KXAN: Lawmakers sound off on bill granting $25 billion in funding to the USPS

AUSTIN — The U.S. House of Representatives voted Saturday to pass a bill that would reverse recent changes to postal operations.

“We really tried to present it in a way that the president could accept it, that we would see it approved. To do otherwise is to suggest that all of the concerns we’ve had about his willingness to have a decline of postal service in order to discourage people from voting by mail is what really this is all about,” said Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), who represents Texas’ 35th congressional district which includes parts of Austin and San Antonio.

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Author: KXAN Staff

Publisher: KXAN

Date: August 22nd, 2020