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POSTAL FACTS: Oct. 16, 2015 (updated)

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

A focus on postal heroes (Los Angeles Times)

NALC President Fredric Rolando’s letter to the editor of the Los Angeles Times ran on Oct. 13, taking the paper to task for part of its Oct. 9 news story about the Heroes of the Year ceremony, an otherwise good story that ended with an unrelated reference to the Postal Service’s financial issues and to a flawed Brookings Institution study that touts the so-called advantages of a partially privatized USPS.

Click here to read the letter.

A postal article that didn’t deliver (The Washington Post)

The president had a letter to the editor of The Washington Post run on Oct. 10 in the paper’s popular “Free for All” section. The letter responded to the Post’s article earlier that week about the Brookings study.

Click here to read the letter.

MAIL: A great way to vote (Coeur d’Alene Press)

Idaho State Association President John Paige’s letter to the editor of the Coeur d’Alene Press, supporting voting by mail, ran on Oct. 9.

Click here to read the letter.

More press coverage of the 2015 Letter Carrier Heroes of the Year awards on Oct. 8