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Franking refers to any devices, markings, or combinations thereof ("franks") applied to mails of any ...

What is the Frank? | Committee on House Administration

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On November 8, 1775, The American Continental Congress authorized franking privileges to its members as a means of informing their constituents. The first ...

What is FRANKING PRIVILEGE? definition of FRANKING ...

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Definition of FRANKING PRIVILEGE: The privilege of sending certain matter through the public mails without payment of postage. In pursuance of a personal or ...

Congressional Franking Privilege: Background and Current ...

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Dec 11, 2007 ... The congressional franking privilege, which dates from 1775, allows Members of. Congress to transmit mail matter under their signature without ...

Lawmakers Reach Out More Than Ever With Franking Privileges

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Jan 28, 2015 ... If you think you're hearing more from your lawmakers, you may be right - and it's because of the use of the congressional franking privilege, ...

What is franking privilege? | Reference.com

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The term "franking privilege" refers to the right granted to certain members of Congress and their staff that allows free postage of official correspondence to their ...

Franking Privilege Exploited By Tea Party Incumbents | Huffington Post

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Jun 19, 2012 ... Critics of the “franking privilege“ argue that it helps keep incumbents in their seats at cost to the taxpayer, since lawmakers can use it to send ...

Franking Privilege Law & Legal Definition

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Franking privilege refers to the privilege of sending mail without payment of postage. This privilege is exercised in pursuance of personal or official designations.

18 U.S. Code § 1719 - Franking privilege | US Law | LII / Legal ...

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Whoever makes use of any official envelope, label, or indorsement authorized by law, to avoid the payment of postage or registry fee on his private letter, packet, ...

Frequent frankers in Congress face tough re-election fights ...

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Aug 28, 2014 ... The privilege known as franking allows members of the House and Senate to send publicly funded radio, postal mail and telephone messages.

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franking privileges – Political Dictionary

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franking privileges. The right of members to post mail to constituents without having to pay postage. A copy of the member's signature replaces the stamp on the ...

Franking - Ethics Rules - U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics

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Franking Highlights. The frank is to be used only for official Senate business. The frank may not be loaned to an outside group or organization. For example, an ...

Franking Privilege: Historical Development and Options for Change

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Apr 22, 2015 ... The franking privilege, which allows Members of Congress to transmit mail matter ... Congressional Franking Privilege: Background and Recent ...