Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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Rush Pushes for Reversal of USPS’ Decision Against Crestwood

Jan 6, 2016
Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) sent a letter today to United States Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan regarding the situation surrounding the Village of Crestwood’s request for an independent ZIP code.

Following years of stonewalling and disparate treatment by the United States Postal Service (USPS), Rush, last year, requested an investigation by the USPS Office of the Inspector General. This investigation clearly documents how USPS treated Crestwood differently than other municipalities in the country. With his letter, Rush requests that the Postmaster General right this wrong.

A copy of the letter is below: