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.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.