United States Senate Passes Bi-Partisan resolution
By Senator Sherrod Brown press release
Bipartisan Group of Senators Urge Reversal of International Olympic Committee Recommendation to Eliminate Wrestling from the Olympic Games Beginning in 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate passed legislation urging the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to reverse its decision to eliminate wrestling from the Olympic Games beginning in 2020.
The bipartisan resolution, introduced by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D OH), cleared the Senate late last week. The resolution was cosponsored by Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Al Franken (D-MN), Bob Casey (D-PA), Tom Harkin (D-IA), James Inhofe (R-OK), Carl Levin (D-MI), Lisa Murkowski(R-AK), and Roy Blunt (R-MO). Fellow Ohioan, U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan (OH 04), also introduced a companion resolution in the U.S. House of Representativeshttp://www.themat.com/section.php?section_id=3&page=showarticle&ArticleID=26255