[nfbmi-talk] Michigan Action FW: Legislative Alert-House Passes thePedestrian Safety Enhancement Act

J.J. Meddaugh jj at bestmidi.com
Thu Dec 16 14:17:00 CST 2010


As for the vote, 12 out of 15 voted for the act. The other 3 didn't vote at 
all. Hoekstra, Peters, and Kilpatrick.
In the senate, it passed via consent, so there was no voting record.
I honestly wasn't sure how our Michigan people would vote, so glad to see a 
good showing.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Fred Wurtzel" <f.wurtzel at comcast.net>
To: "'NFB of Michigan Internet Mailing List'" <nfbmi-talk at nfbnet.org>
Cc: "'Hartle, Jesse'" <JHartle at nfb.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2010 2:52 PM
Subject: [nfbmi-talk] Michigan Action FW: Legislative Alert-House Passes 
thePedestrian Safety Enhancement Act


> Hello Michigan,
>
>
>
> This is wonderful.  Here are the Michigan co-sponsors.
>
>
>
> Michigan
>
>            Congressman Camp
>
>            Congressman Conyers
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>            Congressman Kildee
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>
>
>
>
> We need to let these people know we appreciate their support.  This is 
> even
> more important, since Dave Camp will be the House Ways and Means Chair,
> probably the most powerful guy in the place. The fact that he knows who we
> are and supports our issues can only be good.
>
>
>
> Warmest Regards,
>
>
>
>
>
> Fred
>
>
>
> From: Hartle, Jesse [mailto:JHartle at nfb.org]
> Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2010 2:13 PM
> Subject: Legislative Alert-House Passes the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement
> Act
>
>
>
> Fellow Federationists:
>
>
>
> S. 841, the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act, was just passed by the 
> House
> of Representatives, and will now go to the president to be signed into 
> law.
>
>
>
>
> I want to thank you all for your hard work over the past three years to
> protect the right to independent and safe travel for the blind of our
> country.  My final ask on this legislation is that we take a moment to
> contact the offices of our sponsors-Representative Towns (202-225-5936) 
> and
> Representative Stearns (202-225-5744), and Senator Kerry 
> (202-224-2742)-and
> thank them for their efforts to get this legislation done.
>
>
>
> Below is a list of all cosponsors by state, so affiliates can make
> appropriate calls to members of their delegation that supported this
> legislation.  You may be connected to any member of Congress by calling 
> the
> Capitol switchboard toll free at (866) 727-4894.  I will alert you all 
> when
> I learn of the president's expected signing of this legislation.
>
>
>
> Thank you all again for your outstanding effort to change what it means to
> be blind.
>
>
>
> Jesse M. Hartle
>
> Government Programs Specialist
>
> NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
>
> Telephone:  (410) 659-9314, extension 2233
>
> E-mail: jhartle at nfb.org
>
>
>
>
>
> Sponsors of the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act:
>
>            Congressman Towns
>
>            Congressman Stearns
>
>            Senator Kerry
>
>
>
> Cosponsors of the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act:
>
> Alabama
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>            Congressman Griffith
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>            Congressman Mike D. Rogers
>
> Alaska
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>            Congressman Young
>
> Arizona
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>            Congressman Grijalva
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>            Congressman Mitchell
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>            Congressman Pastor
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> Arkansas
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>            Senator Lincoln
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>            Senator Pryor
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>            Congressman Berry
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>            Congressman Boozman
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> California
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>            Congressman Baca
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>            Congressman Berman
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>            Congressman Bilbray
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>            Congressman Calvert
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>            Congresswoman Capps
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>            Congresswoman Chu
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>            Congresswoman Davis
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>            Congressman Filner
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>            Congresswoman Harman
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>            Congressman Honda
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>            Congresswoman Lee
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>            Congressman Lungren
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>            Congresswoman Matsui
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>            Congressman McNerney
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>            Congresswoman Richardson
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>            Congressman Rohrabacher
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>            Congresswoman Linda Sanchez
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>            Congressman Schiff
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>            Congressman Sherman
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>            Congresswoman Speier
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>            Congressman Stark
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>            Congresswoman Tauscher
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>            Congresswoman Waters
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>            Congresswoman Woolsey
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> Colorado
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>            Senator Michael Bennet
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>            Congressman Coffman
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>            Congresswoman DeGette
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>            Congresswoman Markey
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> Connecticut
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>            Senator Dodd
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>            Senator Lieberman
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>            Congressman Courtney
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>            Congresswoman DeLauro
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>            Congressman Himes
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>            Congressman John Larson
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>            Congressman Murphy
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> District of Columbia
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>            Congresswoman Norton
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> Florida
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>            Congressman Bilirakis
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>            Congresswoman Brown
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>            Congresswoman Castor
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>            Congressman Crenshaw
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>            Congressman Hastings
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>            Congresswoman Kosmas
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>            Congressman Meek
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>            Congressman Mica
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>            Congressman Miller
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>            Congressman Posy
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>            Congressman Putnam
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>            Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen
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>            Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz
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>            Congressman Wexler
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>            Congressman Bill Young
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> Georgia
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>            Congressman Bishop
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>            Congressman Johnson
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>            Congressman Lewis
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>            Congressman Scott
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> Guam
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>            Congresswoman Bordallo
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> Hawaii
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>            Congressman Abercrombie
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>            Congresswoman Hirono
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> Idaho
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>            Senator Crapo
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>            Congressman Minnick
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> Illinois
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>            Senator Burris, has been replaced by Senator Kirk
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>            Senator Durbin
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>            Congresswoman Bean
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>            Congresswoman Biggert
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>            Congressman Costello
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>            Congressman Davis
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>            Congressman Foster
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>            Congressman/Senator Kirk
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>            Congressman Shimkus
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> Indiana
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>            Senator Bayh
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>            Congressman Carson
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>            Congressman Ellsworth
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>            Congressman Visclosky
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> Iowa
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>            Congressman Boswell
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> Kansas
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>            Senator Brownback
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>            Congressman Moore
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> Kentucky
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>            Congressman Chandler
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> Louisiana
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>            Senator Landrieu
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>            Senator Vitter
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>            Congressman Alexander
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>            Congressman Cao
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>            Congressman Melancon
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> Maine
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>            Senator Collins
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>            Senator Snowe
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>            Congressman Michaud
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>            Congresswoman Pingree
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> Maryland
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>            Senator Cardin
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>            Senator Mikulski
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>            Congressman Bartlett
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>            Congressman Cummings
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>            Congresswoman Edwards
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>            Congressman Kratovil
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>            Congressman Ruppersberger
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>            Congressman Sarbanes
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>            Congressman Van Hollen
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> Massachusetts
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>            Senator Kennedy
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>            Congressman Capuano
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>            Congressman Lynch
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> Michigan
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> Minnesota
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> Mississippi
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> Missouri
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>            Congressman Blunt
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>            Congresswoman Emerson
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>            Congressman Graves
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>            Congressman Luetkemeyer
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> Nebraska
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>            Congressman Terry
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> Nevada
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>            Congresswoman Berkley
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> New Hampshire
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>            Congressman Hodes
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>            Congressman Andrews
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> New Mexico
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>            Senator Bingaman
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>            Senator Tom Udall
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>            Congressman Heinrich
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> New York
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>            Congresswoman Clarke
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> North Carolina
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>            Senator Burr
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