Package Coalition Statement on U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Postal Hearing

Washington, D.C. - The following is a statement from Package Coalition Chairman, Secretary John McHugh, in response to this morning’s Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs hearing: 

“We are grateful to the Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee for calling this critical hearing and for covering the issues of service delays and the operational challenges at the Postal Service.

“We echo the Postmaster General’s call today for Congress to provide emergency assistance for COVID-related losses. Now is the time to provide the support necessary, so that the Postal Service can continue its operations at full capacity through this difficult time. ”  

About The Package Coalition

The Package Coalition is an alliance of America’s top retail, e-commerce and logistics companies committed to preserving reliable and affordable postal package delivery services. The Postal Service delivers packages directly to the doorstep of more than 157 million delivery addresses across the country, contributing trillions of dollars to the US economy and supporting millions of jobs and small and medium sized businesses. For more information on The Package Coalition, visit and follow us on Twitter @PkgCoalition.