The new Postmaster General is implementing changes critics say could change the very nature of the more than 200 year old institution.

A United States Postal Service (USPS) worker wearing a protective mask delivers mail in the East Village neighborhood of Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., on Friday, May 8, 2020. Governor Kim Reynolds announced Monday that she would relax restrictions on businesses like restaurants, fitness centers and malls in 77 of Iowa’s 99 counties, taking effect May 1, the Des Moines Register reported. Photographer: Rachel Mummey/Bloomberg via Getty Images