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Thanks for letting me know about the mistake. This just came with some more
addresses so sending it out again. I wrote that the hobby was a fast growing
one that was giving many more people pride in their country and ancestors and
how much history we were learning and that this was our last resort in many
cases to learn maiden names of women. Also emphasized what a handicap it was
to so many of the new friends I have made who are housebound and on low
budgets and that this will greatly decrease their ability to participate in
their new found friendships and hobby.
For those not knowing. President was spelled wrong in the one I sent before
so unless you retyped it it bounced. Jerilyn
This is untenable, since many people who do genealogy are older retired
> folks on fixed income... and this large increase appears to be intended to
discourage the public from access to documents under the Freedom of
> Information Act.
> How can it cost $27 to receive a request, then make and mail a copy of the
one page document??? ...Government is not intended to be making a
> profit... The $7 seems high, when you actually evaluate the task...and
> Researching costs more...Could it be that they have some awfully high paid
> Since anything can be proven by statistics, I don't believe their
> "analysis" but you might want to make your representatives in Congress
aware of this...
> Senate Addresses <http://www.senate.gov/
> House Addresses <http://www.house.gov/
> President George W. Bush: <president(a)whitehouse.gov
> Vice President Dick Cheney: <vice.president(a)whitehouse.gov
> Assistant-Secretary for HHS: <Sandra.Eubanks-Brown(a)hhs.gov
and write a letter to: Larry G. Massanari SSA
300 North Green 33022
Baltimore, MD 21290-3022