Last Chance to Tell House Reps to Vote for Transit

We’re getting word that the House will vote on Jerrold Nadler’s amendment to the stimulus bill in less than an hour. $3 billion for transit is on the line. If you haven’t called your representative yet, there’s still time to speak up for more investment in green transportation. Here’s how to get your message through.

Calling your rep only takes a minute. Ask him or her to vote yes on the Nadler amendment, which is amendment #70 for H.R. 1.

Update: Looks like general debate on the stimulus bill began a little after 1:00 p.m. Amendments will be voted on after the general debate, which will not drag on very long. If, like me, you’re having trouble with C-SPAN’s streaming video, head over to the House floor Twitter feed for updates.

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