Franking refers to any devices, markings, or combinations thereof ("franks")
applied to mails of any ...
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
Dec 11, 2007 ... The congressional franking privilege, which dates from 1775, allows Members of.
Congress to transmit mail matter under their signature without ...
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.
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 ...
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
May 20, 2012 ... A Texas congressman uses his congressional franking mailing privileges to send
out mailings to his constituents before his primary race.
Franking privilege refers to the privilege of sending mail without payment of
postage. This privilege is exercised in pursuance of personal or official
Dec 5, 2007 ... The franking privilege, which allows Members of Congress to transmit mail ...
RS22771,Congressional Franking Privilege: Background and ...
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, ...