Michigan Rep. Brenda Lawrence says some problems with USPS are due to COVID

Full interview available below

Former postal worker Rep. Brenda Lawrence says some problems are pandemic related

Postal problems continue to cause problems all over Metro Detroit and now two elected leaders are working to get answers in Washington.

People across Metro Detroit have been left waiting for weeks to get mail. The United States Postal Service has said the delays are because of the COVID pandemic and staffing shortages.

One of them, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence has insider information on the USPS as she spent many years as an employee before entering politics.

She spoke with Consumer Investigator Hank Winchester regarding the issues.

Watch the full interview with Brenda Lawrence below:

Rep. Brenda Lawrence weighs in on USPS issues.

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About the Authors:

Hank Winchester is Local 4's Consumer Investigative Reporter and the head of WDIV's "Help Me Hank" Consumer Unit. He works to solve consumer complaints, reveal important recalls and track down thieves who have ripped off metro Detroiters.

Kayla is a Web Producer for ClickOnDetroit. Before she joined the team in 2018 she worked at WILX in Lansing as a digital producer.