Friday, November 03, 2006

Ten year rule being reconsidered

Associated Press (citing Linn's as their source) is reporting that USPS is considering speeding up an individual's eligibility to be honored on a stamp .

According to the article, USPS is discussing allowing people to be subject of a stamp five years after they die rather than the current 10 years. The one exception are former U.S. presidents who are honored with a stamp the year after they die.

The report says, "Several political leaders have been pressing for an exception to that rule for civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks, who died last year."

To read the entire article, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:02 AM