By Reps. Ron Kind, Tammy Baldwin, Michele Bachmann and Sean Duffy
Special to Roll Call
Feb. 13, 2012, Midnight
Backing for this bill runs across the political spectrum, including Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D), Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), Minnesota Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D) and Al Franken (D), and Wisconsin Sens. Herb Kohl (D) and Ron Johnson (R).
Suggestions that the project needs to go through yet another redesign are not productive and are only meant to delay the construction of a top transportation and safety priority for Wisconsin and Minnesota. We urge our colleagues to support this important transportation project that meets the current and future transportation needs of the citizens and communities it serves.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.