Earlier this week, HR 2160
-- The Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Enhancement Act of 2009
-- gained six new Congressional co-sponsors, bringing the total number to 14: W. Todd Akin (MO-2), Michael Arcuri (NY-24), Michael Honda (CA-15), Thaddeus McCotter (MI-11), Charlie Melancon (LA-3) and Peter Welch (VT). Originally sponsored by Representative Sheila Jackson-Lee (TX-18), HR 2160 is also sponsored by Roscoe Bartlett (MD-6), Madeleine Bordallo (Guam), Bart Gordon (TN-6), Brett Guthrie (KY-02), Mary Jo Kilroy (OH-15), Zoe Lofgren (CA-16), Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-9) and Bennie Thompson (MS-2). Click here
for information on how to encourage your Congressional representative to sponsor HR 2160.