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Congressman Petri to be honored at the Summit

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Wisconsin’s very own Congressman Tom Petri stood against strong opposition in the House to put forth an amendment to restore bicycle funding in the Federal Transportation bill. Although Congressman Petri’s amendment did not pass, standing up for cycling in the face of extreme pressure from his party leadership further solidified his position as one of of the strongest supporters of cycling on Capitol Hill and a man of principal above politics. Congressman Petri is receiving accolades and attention from dozens of national organizations for his work.

I have been so moved by Congressman Petri’s leadership that I extended an invitation to the Congressman to the 2012 Wiscnsin Bike Summit on February 21, 2012.

 

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by Kevin Hardman

 

Source: bfw.org


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