DMA Postal Reform Call to Action: Faxes Needed NOW for Postal Reform!
December 5, 2006 — Calling All DMA Members: We are down to the wire on postal reform, and we need your help immediately!
Before the end of the day tomorrow (Wednesday, Dec. 6), please take a few moments to send a fax to any or all of the House and Senate leaders listed below.
These legislators are in the lead on postal reform, and we need to urge them to remain open to compromise and make the final push to get postal reform legislation passed before Congress adjourns at the end of the week.
A sample letter is provided below. Please send your faxes before 3 p.m. (ET) tomorrow, December 6.
Please send directly to the numbers below:
** Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) 202-224-2693
** Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT) 202- 224-9750
** Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) 202-228-2190
** Representative Henry Waxman (D-CA) 202-225-4099
** Representative Tom Davis (R-VA) 202-225-3071
Also, please provide a copy of your letter to Stephanie Hendricks at DMA (fax: 202-955-0085, e-mail: email@example.com)
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Dear Senator (or Representative) _____________________:
With just days left in the 109th Congress, I am calling on you today to help make sure that work is completed on postal reform – a vital issue for my company and millions more around the country.
We have come such a long way over the past two years. With strong, bipartisan support for meaningful postal reform, and the widespread backing of the mailing community, we have the opportunity before us to make sure that the US Postal Service has the tools it needs to operate effectively in the 21st Century.
We appreciate the hard work you have done over these past years, and we certainly don’t want to see it go to waste! Therefore, I urge you to remain open to compromise on the remaining issues – the rate cap, workers compensation and worksharing.
Please do everything in your power to make certain that postal reform legislation passes before the session come to an end.
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