Upper Mississippi River Levee Safety Act
Congresswoman Mary Miller’s office introduced the Upper Mississippi River Levee Safety Act on Sept. 26th in the House of Representatives. UMIMRA has worked closely with Miller’s office and other Congressional offices to get this legislation developed and introduced. Other co-sponsors of the bill were: Congressman Mike Bost (R-IL 16th), Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL 12th), and Congressman Eric Sorensen (D-IL 17th).
Please continue to make contacts to your member of Congress urging their support for the bill (or thanking them for being a sponsor). Our focus is now on the Senate to get them to introduce similar legislation. Please continue to make contact with your Senate offices and ask their support for introducing similar legislation in the Senate.