FOIA Number: USPS-20-1919

News Roundup: Behind the Scenes at the Postal Service

September 17, 2020
The question of what has been going on at the U.S. Postal Service has been a subject of increasing concern as the election draws nearer and as Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s leadership remains mired in controversy.

American Oversight Sues USPS for Postmaster General DeJoy’s Calendars

September 15, 2020
The public is entitled to see how DeJoy is spending his time and who has been influencing his decisions.

Complaint: American Oversight v. USPS – Postmaster DeJoy’s Calendars

September 15, 2020
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) for the calendar entries of Postmaster Louis DeJoy. In a reply to American Oversight’s initial request for records, USPS stated that DeJoy’s calendars are not subject to FOIA request. 

News Roundup: What Trump Knew, and What We Know

September 10, 2020
We’ve known for months that President Donald Trump has been downplaying the severity of the coronavirus. In the spring, we knew that Covid-19 wasn’t just like the seasonal flu, despite Trump’s reassurances that it was. And we’ve known that the pandemic won’t just “disappear,” no matter how many times the president insists it will.

Response from USPS Regarding Request for Postmaster General DeJoy’s Calendars

August 14, 2020
In this response to American Oversight, the U.S. Postal Service has asserted that Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s calendar and calendar entries, maintained on a postal computer and used by postal employees, are not “agency records” subject to American Oversight’s FOIA request.

FOIA to USPS Seeking Calendars of Postmaster General DeJoy

July 29, 2020
FOIA to the U.S. Postal Service seeking calendar entries for Postmaster General Louis DeJoy.