This is unprecedented protection for Red Rock Canyon! We need your help!
Dina Titus and her Natural Treasures committee are introducing a bill that if passed would limit big truck traffic through Red Rock Canyon on SR 159 by placing a weight limit on this road and others of importance.
View the text of the bill here: http://www.leg.state.nv.us/74th/Reports/history.cfm?ID=335, view minutes from the hearing here.
This is not without resistance, so she is asking for our help in full force to get this passed. We have to act immediately, as the hearing is this Tuesday, March 6, 2007 @ 3:30 pm in the Senate Transportation and Homeland Security committee. There are three things we can do to help: (Do all three if you can!)
1) call committe members and voice your support of Senate Bill 128:
You can call the Las Vegas number at (702) 486-2626 and ask for these Senators’ offices at no charge, or you can contact their offices directly at: (you may leave messages at any time)
Dennis Nolan: 775-684-1421
Joe Heck: 775-684-1457
Mark Amodei: 775-684-1470
Maurice Washington: 775-684-1480
Maggie Carlton: 775-684-1431
John Lee: 775-684-1424
Joyce Woodhouse: 775-684-1481
2) email committee members in support of Senate Bill 128:
Dennis Nolan: [email protected]
Joe Heck: [email protected]
Mark Amodei: [email protected]
Maurice Washington: [email protected]
Maggie Carlton: [email protected]
John Lee: [email protected]
Joyce Woodhouse: [email protected]
3) attend the senate hearing:
Video-conferencing will be available live into Las Vegas where you can testify in person at 3:30p.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2007. This will happen at the Grant Sawyer Building:
555 E. Washington Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(near Cashman Field)
There are three bills being heard, and it should be the second bill on the agenda. Please contact me if you are planning to attend or would like to carpool: [email protected] or 875-4803.
More information about the bill or the meeting can be found at: http://www.leg.state.nv.us, or for questions you can cotact Annette in Senator Titus’s office at 772-684-6504 or the toll free number at 702-486-2626.