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POSTAL FACTS: Jan. 10, 2018 (updated)

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

The Postal Service: A service Americans should appreciate (The Hill)

NALC President Fredric Rolando’s guest column in The Hill ran yesterday, rebutting two Hill commentaries (here and here) that slammed USPS. Rolando’s piece rebuts both prior pieces and also discusses the broad value of the Postal Service to our country.

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Postal Service, Census Bureau mull partnership for 2020 count (Federal News Radio)

In an interview with Federal News Radio on Jan. 8, NALC Chief of Staff Jim Sauber did a skillful job raising a variety of issues: Census Bureau/USPS/letter carriers, pre-funding, Board of Governor vacancies, postal vehicles, Amazon and negotiated service agreements. 

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Stay informed with mail (Idaho Press-Tribune)
Letter: Mail is educational, inspiring (
U.S. Postal Service (Idaho State Journal)

Idaho State Association of Letter Carriers President John Paige’s letter to the editors of the Idaho Press-Tribune, and the Idaho State Journal all ran on Jan. 2.

Click here to read the letter in the Idaho Press-Tribune.
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Click here to read the letter in Idaho State Journal.