Amid Rift Over USPS Fleet Plans, House Democrats Advance EV Funds

September 2, 2021
House Democrats are advancing significant funding to electrify the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) mail trucks and the broader federal fleet, amid sharp critiques from electric vehicle (EV) supporters over USPS’s long-term plans to overhaul its massive fleet largely with conventional vehicles. The House Oversight & Reform Committee approved $12 billion for federal fleet EVs and related charging stations at a Sept. 2 markup of the panel’s portion of Democrats’ sweeping budget “reconciliation” bill with multiple other climate and economic policy...

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