USPS sets the record straight

Jason Smathers filed this request with the United States Postal Service of the United States of America.
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From: Jason Smathers

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the website USPS sets the record straight.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Jason Smathers

From: FOIA - PA

Good afternoon,

Please clarify the request in the email below. From what I understand, you want a copy of a website in which you provide a link to. Is there something specific you are seeking, do you want information about a particular thing on the website? Please clarify. Thanks!

From: Jason Smathers

You can limit the request to the home page of this site and the most recent 20 articles posted that are not currently on the home page.


Jason Smathers

From: United States Postal Service


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on March 27, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #2014-FPRO-00363.

Thank you for your help.

From: United States Postal Service

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

From: United States Postal Service

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: FOIA - PA

Good afternoon Jason,

The department that will be responding to your request is finalizing their letter. It should be mailed out to you sometime this week. They have already retrieved the documents requested. Thanks!