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POSTAL FACTS: Jan. 26, 2016 (updated)

What reporters and commentators are writing and saying about the Postal Service, and how NALC members and leaders are making their voices heard.


Postal Service in better shape than editorial suggests (Las Vegas Review Journal)

NALC President Fredric Rolando had a strong letter in the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The president’s letter—posted online on Sunday, Jan. 10, and printed as the lead letter in the paper on Monday, Jan. 11—effectively rebutted an editorial that misrepresented the U.S. Postal Service’s financial situation, and it also offered readers a number of things to think about regarding USPS.

Click here to read Rolando’s letter.

The Fundamentals Of The Postal Service Are Solid (The Daily Caller)

Rolando had a lengthy commentary piece posted on the front page of The Daily Caller on Friday, Jan. 8. The piece responded to an article by Brian McNicoll, a conservative freelancer. The Daily Caller is one of the leading online conservative news and commentary websites.

Click here to read Rolando’s commentary.

Mail delivery is a vital service (Courier-Post)

Camden, NJ Merged Branch 540 President Chuck Goushian had a letter to the editor in the Courier-Post on Dec. 31. Goushian’s letter responded to a Nov. 17 commentary in the paper that bore the headline, “Get government out of postal business.”

Click here to read Goushian’s letter.

Thank you (Idaho Statesman)

Idaho State Association President John Paige’s letter to the editor of the Idaho Statesman ran on Jan. 14. It also ran in Twin Falls’ Times-News on Jan. 23.

Click here to read the letter in the Idaho Statesman.
Click here to read the letter in the Times-News.