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Franking - Wikipedia

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

1851: Senate Ends Franked Mail Privilege -- January 22, 1873

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Franking privileges—the ability to send mail by one's signature rather than by postage—date back to the seventeenth-century English House of Commons.

Franking Privilege - Definition, Examples, Cases, Processes

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The franking privilege, enacted in 1775, allows members of Congress to mail their letters without postage. In lieu of a stamp, members instead use a stamp ...

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 | The ...

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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 ...