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POSTAL FACTS: March 15, 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.

Things aren’t that bad for the Postal Service (USA Today)

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NALC President Fredric Rolando’s letter to the editor of USA Today ran on March 8. The letter rebutted an earlier, negative news story the paper ran, a doom-and-gloom piece about postal finances that also failed to distinguish between regular benefits and the requirement to pre-fund the benefits of future retired letter carriers—a failure that made it seem as if retired letter carriers weren’t receiving their health care benefits.

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Letter: Postal service did good work (Northwest Herald)

Logo for Northwest HeraldOak Brook, IL Branch 825 member Mike Montes’ letter to the editor of the Northwest Herald ran on March 10.

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