The PRO Act was passed by the U.S. House earlier this year, but it so far has not received approval in the U.S. Senate.
Labor leaders and activists made a tour Wednesday of downtown Fargo and Moorhead, holding rallies at each of the four U.S. senate offices in the metro area.
Backers of proposed federal legislation that would remove barriers to union organization hold a rally in Moorhead Wednesday morning, July 21, thanking U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar for her support of what is known as the PRO Act. David Olson/The Forum.
Events outside the Fargo offices of Sens. Kevin Cramer and John Hoeven, both Republicans, took the form of a call to action on the PRO Act, as neither has indicated support for the bill.
Gatherings outside the Moorhead offices of Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith, both Democrats, were essentially thank-you events that acknowledged support the senators have shown for the legislation, which Mark Froemke, president of the Western Minnesota Area Labor Council, described as good