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The Glennborough subdivision in Superior Township has filed a lawsuit against the United States Postal Service to try to change its Ypsilanti zip code to an Ann Arbor zip code.  


Twelfth District Congresswoman Debbie Dingell held a Zoom meeting Wednesday to discuss the importance of making sure that the U.S. Senate passes the Delivering for America Act. 

Debbie Dingell
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The US Postal Service has been at the fore of national conversation this week.  Sorting machines at local offices are being dismantled, public mailboxes are being removed, and there are service delays throughout the country.  As a result, the Postmaster General is also undergoing congressional questioning.  Michigan's 12th District Congresswoman, Debbie Dingell, addressed those issues, potential of a new COVID-19 relief package, and the party conventions in a conversation with 89.1 WEMU's David Fair. 

Debbie Dingell
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As the pandemic continues, Congress remains divided on a number of issues.  The latest federal stimulus bill remains stalled, while President Donald Trump is issuing executive orders and threatening to defund the U.S. Postal Service.  12th District Congresswoman Debbie Dingell joined WEMU's David Fair to discuss her perspective on these issues and the effort to find a way forward. 

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Residents who live in the Ypsilanti area now have an official process they can follow to file mail delivery complaints with the U.S. Post Office

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About 350 people attended a town hall yesterday in Ypsilanti to address the U.S. Postal Service mail delivery issues in that area. 

Debbie Dingell

12th District Congresswoman Debbie Dingell is hosting a special town hall meeting Thursday, February 22nd to discuss Ypsilanti's ongoing mail service issues.  89.1 WEMU's Lisa Barry discussed the upcoming community meeting with the congresswoman.