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POSTAL FACTS: March 30, 2016

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

Dialogue Letters: Debate goes on (The Costco Connection)

NALC President Fredric Rolando had a powerful letter in the April issue of The Costco Connection, extolling the virtues of the Postal Service. The letter responded to the magazine’s reader poll in the February issue, asking readers about the possible privatization of USPS. Rolando’s letter put the question in its proper context. The Costco Connection is the largest monthly magazine in the country, with 8.6 million subscribers in the U.S. and millions more in Canada, the United Kingdom and beyond.

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Black mail carrier handcuffed by NYPD while delivering packages, video shows (The Washington Post)

In a March 28 Washington Post article, Rolando spoke up firmly, yet diplomatically, about the apparent New York Police Department mistreatment of on-duty Brooklyn, NY Branch 41 letter carrier Glen Grays.

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Letter carriers help send alerts (Kearney Hub)

Kearney, NE Branch 312 President Ken Nickerson’s letter to the editor of the Kearney Hub ran on March 16.

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Paige letter: USPS (Idaho Statesman)

Idaho State Association President John Paige’s letter to the editor of the Idaho Statesman ran on March 6.

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Letter: Post office doing better than some have been led to believe (The Topeka Capital-Journal)

Kansas State Association President Andy Tuttle’s letter to the editor of The Topeka Capital-Journal ran Feb. 29.

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