Pelosi Statement on Passage of Rail and Mass Transit Security Act

Mar 27, 2007, 01:00 ET from Office of U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi

    WASHINGTON, March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi
 released the following statement this evening on H.R. 1401, the Rail and
 Mass Transit Security Act of 2007, which passed by a vote of 299 to 124:
     "With today's bipartisan vote, the House took the next step toward a
 new direction for America's security. This crucial legislation enhances
 security for our nation's rail and mass transit systems, building on our
 commitment to make the safety of the American people our top priority.
     "Beginning in the first 100 hours with the passage of the 9/11
 Commission recommendations, and continuing today, Democrats are fulfilling
 our promise to the American people to make our nation more secure."
     Contact: Brendan Daly or Nadeam Elshami, 202-226-7616
 
 

SOURCE Office of U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi
    WASHINGTON, March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi
 released the following statement this evening on H.R. 1401, the Rail and
 Mass Transit Security Act of 2007, which passed by a vote of 299 to 124:
     "With today's bipartisan vote, the House took the next step toward a
 new direction for America's security. This crucial legislation enhances
 security for our nation's rail and mass transit systems, building on our
 commitment to make the safety of the American people our top priority.
     "Beginning in the first 100 hours with the passage of the 9/11
 Commission recommendations, and continuing today, Democrats are fulfilling
 our promise to the American people to make our nation more secure."
     Contact: Brendan Daly or Nadeam Elshami, 202-226-7616
 
 SOURCE Office of U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi