Save the Post Office! Democratic Attorneys General Sue Trump Administration over Recent Changes in Postal Service Procedures

  • A group of 14 Democratic AGs, led by Washington AG Bob Ferguson, sued the Trump administration and the U.S. Postal Service (“USPS”) over allegations that the recent changes to the USPS procedures are unlawful and unconstitutional.
  • Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro announced that he will also file a separate, similar multistate suit shortly, joined by 5 additional Democratic AGs.
  • The Washington complaint alleges that the changes in mail processing and delivery are slowing down mail delivery and making it unreliable, thereby impacting millions of people, including seniors and veterans, who rely on the USPS for delivery of such essentials as prescriptions and Social Security benefits. The complaint also alleges that the changes will interfere with the First Amendment right to vote.
  • The complaint seeks declaratory and injunctive relief, a writ of mandamus, and vacatur.