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Homeschooled Girl seeks to support bill easing efforts of mailing items to troops

An industrious and patriotic local teenager was among those gathered at the Giles County Courthouse Monday when U.S. Congressman Lincoln Davis visited Pulaski.

Fourteen-year-old Emily Clayton asked Davis to ensure the passage of H.R. 2705, a bill to amend the United States Code to provide free mailing privileges for personal correspondence and certain parcels sent from within the United States to members of the Armed Forces.

Davis told Clayton that he would review the proposed “Providing Our Support to Troops Act of 2003” and become a cosponsor. The bill would impact mail delivery charges for those serving on active duty abroad and are engaged in military operations involving armed conflict against a hostile foreign force or for other purposes. Read more…

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