Bipartisan Bus Safety Bill Rolls Through U.S. Senate

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Bipartisan Bus Safety Bill Rolls Through U.S. Senate

Athletic Business – Legislative wheels turn slowly, but five years removed from a March 2007 bus crash that killed five members of the Bluffton University baseball team and two others, a bill called the Motorcoach Enhanced Safety Act cleared the U.S. Senate last week as part of a larger transportation jobs bill.

Introduced by U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (a Democrat from Bluffton’s home state of Ohio) and Kay Bailey Hutchison (a Texas Republican), the bill now moves toward debate in the House.

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