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We count on the mail

August 3, 2016

I got the mail today. A couple of bills. A greeting card. Some catalogs. A newspaper. One package that my wife grabbed right away. (Wonder what that was?)

Lately, it occurs to me how completely I take for granted that I will get the mail tomorrow.

NNA endorses common-sense overtime bill by House Democrats

July 14, 2016

The National Newspaper Association today applauded a proposal by four House Democrats to phase in an increase in the threshold salary requirements for overtime-exempt employees.

Maximize postage savings & improve delivery for community newspapers

July 6, 2016

Community newspapers have options to save money and improve delivery times under price and rule changes during the past decade, notably in 2007 with the last postal reform bill. From time to time, I like to review these for newcomers to the business or others who may have missed them. Updates to DMM citations and changes are made as well as percentage changes.

 

Best Practices in Public Notice symposium featured at NNA convention

July 6, 2016

Efforts by government officials to move public notices from local newspapers to government websites pick up steam every year. State press associations are battling on several fronts to preserve newspaper notice and to protect the public’s right to know.

 

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Amos, McKinney and Phillips Awards

NNA honors Iowa publisher with Amos Award

October 3, 2015

William “Bill” F. Tubbs of Eldridge, IA, was honored during the National Newspaper Association’s 129th 2015 Annual Convention & Trade Show, where he was presented with the James O. Amos Award at the association’s business meeting on Oct. 3, 2015.

NNA honors distinguished community leader with 2015 McKinney Award

October 3, 2015

Barbara “Barb” A. Walter of Hennessey, OK, was honored during the National Newspaper Association’s 2015 Annual Convention & Trade Show, when she was presented with the Emma C. McKinney Award at the association’s business meeting on Oct. 3, 2015.

NNA honors young community leader with the 2015 Daniel M. Phillips Leadership Award

October 3, 2015

Jeremy Waltner of Freeman, SD, was honored during the National Newspaper Association’s 129th Annual Convention & Trade Show when he was presented with the Daniel M. Phillips Leadership Award on Oct. 3, 2015. Waltner is news editor at the Freeman Courier in Freeman, SD.

NNA to honor young community leader with the 2015 Daniel M. Phillips Leadership Award

June 11, 2015

Jeremy Waltner of Freeman, SD, will be honored during the National Newspaper Association’s Annual Convention & Trade Show, when he will be presented with the Daniel M. Phillips Leadership Award.

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We count on the mail

August 3, 2016

I got the mail today. A couple of bills. A greeting card. Some catalogs. A newspaper. One package that my wife grabbed right away. (Wonder what that was?)

Lately, it occurs to me how completely I take for granted that I will get the mail tomorrow.

Maximize postage savings & improve delivery for community newspapers

July 6, 2016

Community newspapers have options to save money and improve delivery times under price and rule changes during the past decade, notably in 2007 with the last postal reform bill. From time to time, I like to review these for newcomers to the business or others who may have missed them. Updates to DMM citations and changes are made as well as percentage changes.

 

House draft bill holds promised postal reform

July 6, 2016

A draft House of Representatives bill that the sponsors hope will finally propel Congress to enact postal reform measures was circulated in June to organizations with postal interests. The draft represents the long-awaited measure from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, chaired by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-UT, to match the action in the Senate for revising ground rules for the beleaguered U.S. Postal Service.

 

NNA supports progress on postal reform

June 16, 2016

National Newspaper Association President Chip Hutcheson, publisher of The Times-Leader in Princeton, KY, this week expressed cautious optimism that introduction of a new postal reform bill in the House of Representatives would lead to a final legislation this year.

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To enlarge video to full screen, click box in bottom right of frame. Copyright 2015 USPS. The U.S. Postal Service recently invited NNA to create a training video to assist with training of postal mail processing staff. The video was designed to fit in with other materials on best ways to efficiently move the mail. Emphasizing that newspapers should not linger in processing plants but should be quickly moved to their destination was the goal of the video. NNA members are invited to share it with their postmasters and others involved in moving the mail.
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To enlarge video to full screen, click box in bottom right of frame. Copyright 2012 Alex Parker-Magyar. Narration by Phil Nardone, New Jersey Hills Media Group
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