The bill’s prospects are good in the Senate, where it has more than two dozen co-sponsors, split between the parties.
Households can order four rapid tests, which the Postal Service says will be shipped for free “in late January.”
The requirement for a witness signature led to the rejection of 456 ballots in last month’s primary election.
A Division of Elections spokesperson said the lack of a proper witness signature was the number one reason why the division rejected ballots in 2016 and 2018.
Trump said this month that he does not want to give the postal service the $25 billion it requested because a functional post office would be able to process more ballots in the November election.
Alaska’s senators are among 17 co-sponsors of the bill, which would establish a $25 billion fund and free up other money for the postal service.
According to the U.S. Postal Service, White Mountain has been without regular postal deliveries since late October, after the rural Alaska community’s postmaster left her position.
Bristol Bay fishers who oppose the Pebble Mine are adding an unusual task to their preseason chores: They’re writing messages on cork floats and mailing them to Sen. Lisa Murkowski.
The U.S. Postal Service has agreed to rollback its parcel post rate hike for shipments to rural Alaska, according to Senator Mark Begich.