AEM Issues Key Vote Alert On Bipartisan Senate Compromise

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), representing more than 900 companies in the off-road equipment manufacturing industry, issued a key vote alert strongly urging all Members of the House of Representatives to vote YES to pass the bipartisan Senate compromise to reopen the Federal Government and raise the debt ceiling when the Speaker brings the bill to the House floor later today.   

"Without a vote to raise the debt ceiling and reopen the government, Congress is seriously endangering the U.S. economy and the health of the manufacturing sector," said Anne Forristall Luke, AEM Vice President of Political and Public Affairs. "I urge every Member of Congress to stop gambling with our future, and take action to raise the federal debt limit and enable the United States to meet its financial obligations."

AEM will score this bill as a key vote.

About the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) - www.aem.org 
AEM is the North American-based international trade group providing innovative business development resources to advance the off-road equipment manufacturing industry in the global marketplace. AEM membership comprises more than 900 companies and more than 200 product lines in the agriculture, construction, forestry, mining and utility sectors worldwide. AEM is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with offices in the world capitals of Washington, D.C.; Ottawa, Canada; and Beijing, China.

CONTACT:
Sara Sendek, AEM
202-898-9007; ssendek@aem.org

SOURCE Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)



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