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Senate – Mexican Trucks

URGENT ACTION NEEDED NOW TO CALL U.S. SENATORS IN SUPPORT OF

In late July, the House of Representatives passed the annual spending bill for the DOT, HR 3074.  A provision was included that prohibits the DOT from spending any funds to conduct a pilot program allowing trucks from Mexico to travel beyond the border zones into the United States.  Senator Dorgan has agreed to offer an identical amendment to the Senate version of the DOT appropriations bill (S.1798). There could be a vote on this amendment as early as 5:00 PM today.  Please act now.

The Truck Safety Coalition thanks you tremendously for all the calls, emails and faxes you have previously sent on this issue. We need you to contact your Senators and urge them to support the Dorgan amendment to the DOT appropriations bill.  The amendment will prohibit the DOT from spending any funds to conduct a pilot program allowing trucks from Mexico to travel beyond the border zones throughout the United States. This is the only way we can stop the program from going forward.  If you don