The congressional franking commission that reviews all congressional mail is taking a stand against Members of the House of Representatives writing holiday greetings. Fox News reports that Hill staffers tell the Washington Examiner that mail with greetings such as “Merry Christmas” or “Happy New Year,” has been barred by the franking commission:

“According to the Washington Examiner, members who submit official mailings for review by the congressional franking commission that reviews all congressional mail to determine if it can be ‘franked,’ or paid for with tax dollars, are being told that no holiday greetings, including ‘Merry Christmas,’ can be sent.