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Postal Facts

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.