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House Proceeding on Feb 8th, 2007 :: 0:48:47 to 0:51:54
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Peter Welch

0:47:19 to 0:48:47( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Peter Welch

Peter Welch

0:48:16 to 0:48:47( Edit History Discussion )

Peter Welch: arcuri. the the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from new york is recognized for five minutes. mr. arcuri: i'd like to thank my colleague and friend from vermont for yielding time to me.

Doris O. Matsui

0:48:47 to 0:49:13( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: mr. speaker, before i begin i would just like to respond to something that my colleague from texas said just a few moments ago with respect to good ideas in the rules committee. i happen to agree

Doris O. Matsui

0:48:47 to 0:51:54( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Doris O. Matsui

Doris O. Matsui

0:49:13 to 0:49:48( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: with him. i think the proposal was a very good idea and it is something that certainly i would think very strongly about supporting. however i voted against it because i felt that there were questions

Doris O. Matsui

0:49:48 to 0:50:15( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: of both germaneness and also i felt that by not going through the committee process it would somehow make it less likely that that bill would pass. that was the reason that i voted against

Doris O. Matsui

0:50:15 to 0:50:36( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: it. it had nothing to do with a partisan issue, but more because i feel it is a good idea and it would stand a better chance of passage by working through the committee process. i think that

Doris O. Matsui

0:50:36 to 0:51:01( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: it's important that we point out here that the rules committee is in fact a committee that recognizes good ideas and supports good ideas and simply because we disagree about issues does not

Doris O. Matsui

0:51:01 to 0:51:28( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: mean that we do not support good ideas on our side of the aisle. mr. chairman, i rise today in strong support of an open rule on this bill. i'm pleased that my colleagues on the rules committee,

Doris O. Matsui

0:51:28 to 0:51:54( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: including those on the other side of the aisle, voted unanimously to approve this rule. that level of support speaks volumes about the importance of bringing the advance fuels infrastructure bill

Pete Sessions

0:51:54 to 0:52:18( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: to the floor of this chamber for consideration. during science committee chairman gordon's remarks before the rules committee yesterday, he pointed out an issue that requires our utmost

Pete Sessions

0:51:54 to 0:55:09( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Pete Sessions

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