CONTACT: Co rry Schiermeyer

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

(202) 225-3115

Reps. Whitfield, Cohen to Discuss Bill that Strengthens the Horse Protection Act


WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY-01) and Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN-09), will hold a press conference on Thursday, September 13 at 2:00 p.m. to discuss the Horse Protection Act Amendments of 2012, legislation they are co-sponsoring. The Amendment will make changes to the Horse Protection Act of 1970, to provide additional protections to prohibit the soring of horses, an abusive practice used by some horse trainers in the Tennessee Walking Horse industry.

Details of the Press Conference with Rep. Whitfield and Rep. Cohen:

Who: Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY-01)
Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN-09)

WHAT: Press Conference to Discuss Amendments to Strengthen the Horse Protection Act

WHERE: Rayburn House Office Building 2218

WHEN: Thursday, September 13, 2012

TIME: 2:00 p.m.
Please RSVP to Corry Schiermeyer at corry.schiermeyer@mail.house.gov.

Corry Schiermeyer
Press Secretary
Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01)