URGENT: H.R. 1140 put in the siding again
The Rail Labor coalition currently lobbying for H.R. 1140 in Washington D.C. is having trouble convincing Hastert (R-IL) to bring the measure to the House floor. The flyer encourages BLE and GIA members to call him today as soon as possible at (202) 225-0600.
The measure was not voted on yesterday as originally reported due to last-minute delay tactics by the White House, specifically, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Today, it appears the House Leadership is employing a stall tactic.
In order to get a vote on the House floor today, BLE and GIA members are urged to call the House leadership immediately, asking for a vote on H.R. 1140 today:
More updates should be posted this afternoon.
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