February 4, 2014
Joining other publishers to fight back against advertising tax proposals and new competitive threats from the U.S. Postal Service should be at the top of the new year’s priorities, said National Newspaper Association President Robert M. Williams, Jr. publisher of the Blackshear (GA) Times.
February 3, 2014
Two-thirds of residents in small towns across America depend upon their local newspaper for news and information, according to the National Newspaper Association’s most recent newspaper readership survey.
January 23, 2014
National Newspaper Association today joined a broad coalition of postal customers and suppliers to ask the United States Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., to overturn a December 24 decision of the Postal Regulatory Commission (“PRC”) approving a postage rate hike of six percent—more than triple the rate of inflation....
January 23, 2014
Sens. Thomas Carper, D-DE, and Tom Coburn, R-OK, are proposing new legislation that would remove rate regulation from the Postal Regulatory Commission and give the U.S. Postal Service’s own Board of Governors unlimited authority to adjust postage rates for mail within its mail monopoly....
Intelligent Mail Barcode (Full Service) Requirement Delayed But Benefits for Electronic Documentation Remain
January 2, 2014
The U.S. Postal Service on Dec. 27 notified the mailing industry that the requirement to use the Full Service Intelligent Mail Barcode (IMb) to qualify for automation discounts after January 2014 has been indefinitely suspended.
December 27, 2013
The Postal Regulatory Commission handed everyone who uses the mail a lump of coal on Christmas Eve: approval of the U.S. Postal Service’s proposal to raise postage rates by more than triple today’s inflation.
December 26, 2013
I know what you’re thinking. Money is tight. You’re busy. Work demands your presence. Someone else will see that this gets done. I can’t argue with a single one of those points. The truth though, is that all of those factors are among many reasons why you need to start making plans now to be in Washington Thursday, March 13.
December 17, 2013
December 13, 2013
Elizabeth K. Parker, president of the National Newspaper Association Foundation, has announced the opening of the 2014 NNAF News Fellows Program.
December 11, 2013
The Shield Law, S 987, is on its way to the Senate for a full vote.