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WASHINGTON — Thirty-five members of Congress added their names to the list of co-sponsors for the Credit Union Regulatory Improvements Act (H.R. 1537) after the spring recess.

Officially signing onto the bill upon returning to the first session of the 110th Congress were previous co-sponsors Representatives Joe Baca (D-Calif.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Roscoe Bartlett (R-Md.), Brian Bilbray (R-Calif.), Sanford Bishop (D-Ga.), Corrine Brown (D-Fla.), John Conyers (D-Mich.), Sam Farr (D-Calif.), Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.), Maurice Hinchey (D-N.Y.), Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.), Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas), March Kaptur (D-Ohio), Dale Kildee (D-Mich.), Randy Kuhl (R-N.Y.), Tom Lantos (D-Calif.), Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), John Lewis (D-Ga.), Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.), Thaddeus McCotter (R-Mich.), John McHugh (R-N.Y.), George Miller (D-Calif.), Jeff Miller (R-Fla.), Frank Pallone (D-N.J.), Silvestre Reyes (D-Texas), Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.), Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.), Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), Janice Schakowsky (D-Ill.), Louise McIntosh Slaughter (D-N.Y.), Tom Tancredo (R-Colo.), Mark Udall (D-Colo.), Diane Watson (D-Calif.), and Lynn Woolsey (D-Calif.). Additionally, freshman Phil Hare (D-Ill.) added his name to the list. In addition to Congressman Paul Kanjorski (D-Pa.), the original co-sponsors included Representatives Ed Royce (R-Calif.), Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), Brad Sherman (D-Calif.), Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), Grace Napolitano (D-Calif.), Solomon Ortiz (D-Texas), Steven LaTourette (R-Ohio), Dan Burton (R-Ind.), Ron Paul (R-Texas), Steve Chabot (R-Ohio), and Ken Calvert (R-C alif.). The bill had 125 co-sponsors last Congress. After the bill’s lead sponsor, Kanjorski underwent a scheduled triple by-pass and was out of work prior to the spring recess, co-sponsors could not be officially added until he returned to work. He is reportedly recovering well and working a limited schedule.

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