Franking refers to any devices, markings, or combinations thereof ("franks")
applied to mails of any ...
On November 8, 1775, The American Continental Congress authorized franking
privileges to its members as a means of informing their constituents. The first ...
Definition of FRANKING PRIVILEGE: The privilege of sending certain matter
through the public mails without payment of postage. In pursuance of a personal
Dec 11, 2007 ... The congressional franking privilege, which dates from 1775, allows Members of.
Congress to transmit mail matter under their signature without ...
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, ...
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
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 refers to the privilege of sending mail without payment of
postage. This privilege is exercised in pursuance of personal or official
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, ...
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.