S. 697 up to 69 cosponsors; now is veto-proof

CLEVELAND -- As of June 21, 2001, S. 697, the Railroad Retirement and Survivors Improvement Act of 2001, is up to 69 cosponsors.

This number of cosponsors means that the bill has enough Senators supporting it to override a Presidential veto.

BLE members and their families are urged to continue to contact the following Senators whom have chosen not to support this much needed legislation.

Senate Non-Cosponsors of S. 697, as of June 21, 2001

1. Allard, W. (R-CO)
2. Bennett, R. (R-UT)
3. Bond, C. (R-MO)
4. Bunning, Jim (R-KY)
5. Campbell, B. (R-CO)
6. Domenici, P.(R-NM)
7. Ensign, J. (R-NV)
8. Enzi, Mike (R-WY)
9. Feingold, R. (D-WI)
10. Fitzgerald, P. (R-IL)
11. Frist, W. (R-TN)
12. Gramm, P. (R-TX)
13. Grassley, C. (R-IA)
14. Gregg, J. (R-NH)
15. Hutchison, Kay Bailey (R-TX)
16. Inhofe, J. (R-OK)
17. Jeffords, J. (I-VT)
18. Kohl, Herb (D-WI)
19. Kyl, Jon (R-AZ)
20. Lott, Trent (R-MS)
21. Lugar, R. (R-IN)
22. McCain, J. (R-AZ)
23. Murkowski, Frank (R-AK)
24. Nickles, D. (R-OK)
25. Santorum, Rick (R-PA)
26. Sessions, J. (R-AL)
27. Stevens, T. (R-AK)
28. Thomas, C. (R-WY)
29. Thompson, Fred (R-TN)
30. Voinovich, George (R-OH)
31. Wyden, R. (D-OR)

 
 

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June 21, 2001
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