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Recent CRS Reports: Congresssional Pay and Perks – August 2013

Recent CRS Reports: Congresssional Pay and Perks – August 2013

Salaries of Members of Congress: Congressional Votes, 1990-2013, CRS Report 97-615, June 20, 2013 (36-page PDF) International Travel by Congress: Legislation, Background, and Potential Policy Options, CRS Report R41388, March 29, 2012 (34-page PDF) Congressional Franking Privilege: Background and Recent Legislation, CRS Report RS22771, April 10, 2013 (11-page PDF) Members of Congress Who Die in […]

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Frank / Franking Privilege (Congressional Glossary)

Frank / Franking Privilege (Congressional Glossary)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Frank / Franking Privilege A member’s facsimile signature, which is used on envelopes in lieu of stamps, for the member’s official outgoing mail. The “franking privilege” is the right to send mail postage-free. The congressional franking privilege, which dates from 1775, allows Members of Congress […]