“Senate Minerals committee voted within the hour on a 4 -1 ‘DO PASS’ for SJ008, ‘Free and Fair Elections’, to call on Congress to submit an Amendment to get dark money out of politics for ratification by the states! The resolution should go on general file in the morning with a possible vote on Senate floor next week.

HJ008, which calls on Congress to propose the 28th Amendment, was assigned to the House Corporations, Elections and Local Government Committee, but we do not have a committee meeting scheduled yet. SJ008 is identical to HJ008, these resolutions will continue on separate tracks.

Right Now: We need you to contact your state senator, even if they were not on the committee to vote ‘YES ON SJ008’!

If you are a constituent and/or have a personal relationship with your senator and would like to leave a message for them to call you back about this issue please use the following number: 307-777-7711.

If you are not a constituent and/or do not have a personal relationship with your senator about this issue please use the following number to voice your support (Be brief – ‘Yes on SJ008’): 866-996-8683.

Second best would be an email. You can find other phone numbers and email contact information for your Representatives at this link: https://www.wyoleg.gov/Legislators/2019/H. And again, please be polite and brief!

wyoleg.gov or wyomingpromise.org

We also need constituents of the Corporations committee members in the House to contact their legislators to express support for the House side resolution and solicit YES votes to prime the pump for any upcoming committee meeting – “YES on HJ008!”.

Only constituents of the following should contact these members until it passes committee in the House. You can use the phone numbers above or write an email.

The members of the House committee are:

Tyler Lindholm, Chair (Crook) – important
Jim Blackburn (Laramie)
Aaron Clausen (Converse) – important
Scott Clem (Campbell)
Andrea Clifford (Fremont)
Shelly Duncan (Goshen/Platte) (bill co-sponsor)
Roy Edwards (Campbell)
Danny Eyre (Uinta) – important
Dan Furphy (Albany) (bill co-sponsor)”

–Ken Chestek, Chair, Wyoming Promise