Two-person crew bill gets vetoed by Wyoming governor

A bill requiring two railroad crew members to be present in the cab of the locomotive at all times has been vetoed by Wyoming Governor Jim Geringer.

BLE Wyoming State Legislative Board Chairman Kevin J. McCarthy reports that the bill passed the State Senate 25-5 and the State House of Representatives 36-24.

McCarthy delivered testimony in favor of the bill to State Senate and House Committees.

The BLE encourages all members in the State of Wyoming to contact Governor Geringer, a Republican, to voice their displeasure with his veto of this much-needed safety legislation. He can be contacted at the following:

Wyoming State Capitol
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone: (307) 777-7434
 
Internet: http://www.state.wy.us/governor/governor_home.htm.
E-mail: governor@missc.state.wy.us

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