News & information
What reporters and commentators are writing and saying about the Postal Service, and how NALC members and leaders are making their voices heard.
To the Editor: The real problem with the postal service (Amery Free Press)
The real problem with the Postal Service (The Sun)
The real problem with the Postal Service (Burnett County Sentinel)
The real problem with the Postal Service (Country Messenger)
NALC President Fredric Rolando’s letter calling for legislation that would strengthen quality mail service ran the week of April 10 in three northern Wisconsin newspapers: Amery Free Press, Burnett County Sentinel and Osceola’s The Sun. A fourth newspaper in the publishing group, Minnesota’s Country Messenger, ran Rolando’s letter the following week.
The president’s letter explained the value of the Postal Service and letter carriers and the facts about postal finances. It was in response to a recent column written by the newspapers’ publisher.
Click here to read the letter in the Amery Free Press.
Click here to read the letter in the Burnett County Sentinel.
Click here to read the letter in the The Sun.
Click here to read the letter in the Country Messenger.
Legionnaires named NALC Heroes of the Year (American Legion Magazine)
On April 20, the American Legion published an online story about three of NALC’s 2016 Heroes of the Year who are military veterans. The Legion’s website has about 335,000 viewers a month, including members of Congress and their staff members who served. The editors plan to publish the story in a future edition of the monthly American Legion Magazine, which has 2.2 million readers.
Click here to read the story.
USPS: In us you trust (Coeur d’Alene Press)
Paige letter: U.S. Postal Service (Idaho Statesman)
Idaho State Association President John Paige’s letter to the editor of the Coeur d’Alene Press ran on April 7 and in the Idaho Statesman on April 17.
Click here to read the letter in the Coeur d’Alene Press.
Click here to read the letter in the Idaho Statesman.
POSTAL FACTS: April 20, 2017 (updated)
NALC President Rolando in WI’s Amery Free Press, Burnett County Sentinel and The [Osceola] Sun, MN’s Country Messenger; three NALC Heroes on American Legion’s website; ID State President Paige in Coeur d’Alene Press, Idaho Statesman.
POSTAL FACTS: April 11, 2017 (updated)
NALC President Rolando in The Hill and MI’s Tri-County Times; ID State President Paige in Twin Falls Times News, Idaho State Journal & Idaho Press-Tribune.
POSTAL FACTS: March 15, 2017 (updated)
NALC President Rolando in USA Today; IL’s Montes in Northwest Herald.
POSTAL FACTS: March 3, 2017 (updated)
NALC President Rolando in The Guardian, The Hill; NALC EVP Renfroe on “How Stuff Works,” New York’s McLennan in Buffalo News; Idaho State President Paige in Idaho Statesman, Idaho Press Tribune, Twin Falls’ Times-News; Florida’s Dawn Sylvester on WKMG-TV.
POSTAL FACTS: Feb. 6, 2017
NALC President Rolando in Washington Examiner; Terre Haute, IN’s Tribune-Star.
POSTAL FACTS: Jan. 27, 2017 (updated)
NALC President Rolando’s in Texas’ Weatherford Democrat, Townhall, Indiana’s News and Tribune (Jeffersonville) and Greensburg Daily News; quoted by Federal News Radio.
POSTAL FACTS: Jan. 23, 2017
NALC President Rolando in IN’s Herald-Tribune; WI’s Berry in Marshfield News-Herald; ID’s Paige in Idaho Statesman
POSTAL FACTS: Jan. 13, 2017
NALC President Rolando in Indiana’s The Herald Bulletin; Kansas’ Richter on WIBW-TV.
POSTAL FACTS: Jan. 9, 2017 (updated)
NALC Pres. Rolando’s letter in Daily Herald [IL], op-eds in The Mercury News [CA], Carlsbad [NM] Current-Argus; Kansas’ Hodge in Topeka Capital-Journal; Idaho’s Paige in Coeur d’Alene Press, Twin Falls Times-News.
POSTAL FACTS: Dec. 30, 2016 (updated)
NALC EVP Renfroe, California’s Dieffenderfer in San Jose Mercury News; Indiana’s Roush and Idaho’s Paige have letters printed; letter carriers from Indiana, Maine, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin in the news.