2024Re: [lactivism] Re: Breastfeeding Promotion Act 2009 - Is this the year?!
- Jun 2, 2009It has been rescheduled for June 11th. I am no longer involved as the
new date doesn't work with my schedule.
J Sholtis wrote:
> Is there a schedule of events for tomorrow? Can you post the
> information as to where/when to meet for the nurse-in?
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:lactivism%40yahoogroups.com>,
> Walter Chappel <wchappel@...> wrote:
> > Heads up ladies,
> > I have been contacted by Rep. Maloney's office again. They are in the
> > planning stages for another press conference and reintro of the bill
> > this month. As soon as I have further details (they are asking me to
> > organize the "nurse-in" portion as I have in the past and get as many
> > supporters/activists on Capitol Hill as possible) I will let you
> know so
> > you can rev up your contacts/organizations. I would really like to see
> > a pre-press conference push by all of us to get mothers calling their
> > Reps. to get more co-sponsors onto the bill and more of those Reps. to
> > show up for the press conference. Last time we had only Maloney, Shays
> > (who isn't even in office any more and was a consistent strong
> > supporter) and Ellison. The Democratic Party controls everything now
> > and we need to hold them accountable. No more excuses, this is the
> > year! I am hoping Rep. Maloney's plan is to try to piggyback onto the
> > legislation the House just past giving 4 weeks paid leave to Federal
> > employees. Looking forward to a big push from all of you lovely,
> > lactivist leaders!
> > Regards,
> > Lorrie Leigh
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