Update: House Unanimously Passes Bill Honoring Oakland Officers

Excerpt from news released by Rep. Lee’s Office
April 1, 2009

House Passes Resolution Honoring Four Slain Oakland Police Officers
Congresswoman Lee Offers Tribute to Slain Oakland Officers on House Floor

Washington, DC – Today, the House unanimously passed (417-0) H. Res. 290, a resolution introduced by Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) honoring the lives, and mourning the loss, of Sgts. Mark Dunakin, Ervin Romans, Daniel Sakai, and Officer John Hege, members of the Oakland Police Department in California who were brutally slain in the line of duty. Speaker Nancy Pelosi presided over the vote and asked for a moment of silence on the House floor prior to the vote….Nicole Y. Williams
Communications Director
The Honorable Barbara Lee (CA-9)