FROM THE GREAT PACIFIC NORTHWEST – #287* REPUBLICAN REPRESENTATIVE GREG WALDEN (R-OR) – #107 REPUBLICAN BACKS THE PAST ACT – “COME ON FEEL THE NOIZE”

WASHINGTON, DC  ““  Veteran  Republican Representative  Greg Walden  (R-OR)    is co-sponsoring the  PAST ACT  (Prevent All Soring Tactics Act).

REPRESENTATIVE GREG WALDEN (R-OR)

REPRESENTATIVE GREG WALDEN (R-OR)

There are now  107 Republicans  backing the proposed legislation.

Walden is a person that Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) trusts.    Elected to Congress in 1999,  Walden was Chairman of the House Republican Leadership through most of 2010.     He presently serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

An overwhelming 2/3rds  – 66% – of the U. S. House of Representatives now sponsors the PAST ACT.

 Walden becomes the  287th  Representatives of  435  Congressmen to co-sponsor the measure which equals  66%  of the United States House of Representatives.The  PAST ACT  has strong  bipartisan  support.  It is endorsed by the  American Horse Council  and the  American Veterinary Medical Association.Momentum is building for a vote on the House Floor.The  PAST ACT  will remove the pads and chains, eliminate the corrupt HIOs and make horse soring a federal felony.
Nephew Eugene says he can “Feel The Noize”  building for  the PAST ACT.BGBHEADSHOT01

 

* For certain purposes, the total number of Congressman could be argued as #288 due to Congressman Bill Young (R-FL) having co-sponsored the PAST ACT prior to his death, and now his successor Congressman David Jolly (R-FL) has also co-sponsored the PAST ACT.