Tuesday August 16,2011 : MORE SUPPORT FOR BARTON'S POKER BILL
Five more co-sponsors brings total to date to twenty five
Texas Congressman Joe Barton's HR2366 proposal to legalise online poker at the federal level has attracted a further five political co-sponsors.
The latest bipartisan support comes from Pennsylvania Republican Jim Gerlach, and Democrats Jim Himes and John Larson from Connecticut, Vermont's Peter Welch and Howard Berman from California.
They join earlier co-sponsors including Lynn Woolsey (D-CA), Bob Filner (D-CA), Michael Capuano (D-MA), Eliot Engel (D-NY), Steve Israel (D-NY) and Joe Heck (R-NV), together with Robert Andrews (D-NJ), Shelley Berkley (D-NV), John Campbell (R-CA), Steve Cohen (D-TN), John Conyers (D-MI), Barney Frank (D-MA), Michael Grimm (R-NY), Michael Honda (D-CA), Peter King (R-NY), James Moran (D-VA), Ronald Paul (R-TX), Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Jared Polis (D-CO) and Linda Sánchez (D-CA).