Susan Muffley Act Passed by The House of Representatives

THE HOUSE VOTE HAS BEEN RECORDED — 254 YEA, 175 NAY — The Susan Muffley Act H.R.6929 has passed, and moves to the Senate.

Thanks to the initiative of Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI) along with Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH), Rep Tim Ryan (D-OH), and Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH), and for the thousands of phone calls and emails submitted personally by the affected retirees to get past this hurdle — at this point a brief celebration is in order, but we are now moving on to consolidate this achievement in the Senate. 

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Office of The President Support for The Susan Muffley Act

In the course of the passage of The Susan Muffley Act through the House of Representatives a Statement of Administrative Policy was issued by the Executive Office of The President in support of the act,
This aligns with President Biden's supportive comments regarding the rightful recovery of Delphi salaried retirees' pensions that he made during his campaign and since being elected.

Co-sponsor the Bipartisan Susan Muffley Act (H.R.6929 / S.3766) To Right a Government Wrong

Congress has the responsibility to restore the full, earned pension benefits of salaried retirees of the former auto parts maker Delphi Corporation. In 2009, the Government’s Auto Task Force (ATF) directed General Motors through its 45-day bankruptcy. The ATF used $51 Billion of public monies to buy 61% of the common stock of "New GM," or "Government Motors" as pundits called it. It’s understandable that the Government would seek to prevent GM from being liquidated, which would have put the U.S. auto industry in turmoil.
But before investing public money in "New GM," the ATF intruded into the bankruptcy of GM's biggest supplier at the time – Delphi. The ATF put the Government’s financial gain ahead of what's morally right and fair to citizens. The ATF insisted that Delphi must rapidly emerge from its own Chapter 11 before the ATF became "New GM's" principal investor. This added real time pressures to what happened next.

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