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POSTAL FACTS: Jan. 27, 2017 (updated)

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


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U.S. Postal service an American treasure (Weatherford Democrat)

On Jan. 27, Texas’ Weatherford Democrat ran a commentary by NALC President Fredric Rolando that discussed postal finances, the value of letter carriers and the USPS, and the legislative way forward.

Click here to read Rolando’s commentary.

Logo for Jeffersonville News and TribuneROLANDO: A national treasure: The U.S. Postal Service (News and Tribune)

Rolando’s commentary piece for Jeffersonville, IN’s News and Tribune ran on Jan. 27.

Click here to read the piece.

Logo for TownhallWhat you may not know about the U.S. Postal Service (Townhall)

On Jan. 26, Townhall featured a commentary by President Rolando that makes the case for why people all along the political spectrum should, and often do, value the Postal Service. Rolando’s commentary rebutted one that Townhall ran on Sunday.

Click here to read Rolando’s commentary.

Logo for Greensburg Daily NewsA national treasure: The U.S. Postal Service (Daily News)

Rolando had a guest column in the Jan. 26 edition of Indiana’s Greensburg Daily News. The column is partly in response to an earlier news article that the paper ran.

Click here to read Rolando’s column.

Logo for Federal News RadioChaffetz: Postal reform bill needed to reform ‘unsustainable’ trajectory (Federal News Radio)

The president is quoted in a Federal News Radio story about postal legislation. The only others quoted in the story are Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE).

Click here to read the story.