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House Proceeding 02-24-10 on Feb 24th, 2010 :: 3:11:30 to 3:14:50
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Corrine Brown

3:11:26 to 3:11:47( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: you, and the jones family will miss you also. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from florida rise? without objection, the gentlewoman will be recognized for five minutes.

Corrine Brown

3:11:30 to 3:14:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Corrine Brown

Corrine Brown

3:11:48 to 3:12:12( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: ms. brown: thank you, madam speaker. we are truly blessed that we've had the opportunity to work a serve with mr. murtha. now, i have my mr. murtha story. i was able to get mr. murtha to come to my district, jacksonville, florida, the third congressional district, which is a military district, but i knew

Corrine Brown

3:12:13 to 3:12:33( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: that when he came that it would only have one shot. so i wanted to make sure i covered everything he need to see in my district. so we started out base, w went to the port, we went to see a hospital where we

Corrine Brown

3:12:34 to 3:12:54( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: had to -- well, they had tried to get one in his area and i took the doctor in my area, so he was very shocked when he came to jacksonville and found out that not only did i have one in jacksonville, i had his doctor from his area. and i had a reception scheduled

Corrine Brown

3:12:55 to 3:13:15( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: for him. and of course he said, i don't work this hard. you have shown me everything that you want to develop in your district and of course the point is, he came, he saw and we was able to get the services that the military people needed in my area.

Corrine Brown

3:13:16 to 3:13:36( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: and i will never forget when i went to normandy and we had a visitor center and they had just opened the visitor center there.\@ it was a tribute to all of the people that had served and died in normandy. and they had no place to go, it was all across but it was a sent that are mr. murtha and the

Corrine Brown

3:13:37 to 3:13:59( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: chairman of the appropriations had got funding and, yes, it was the earmark, it was the earmark in a tribute to the people that had served this country and i will never forget how proud i was to go to that visitor center and, you know, that should be mr. murtha's name on that visitor center in normandy

Corrine Brown

3:14:00 to 3:14:22( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: because he did so much. in closing i want to say, we always sing the song, "god bless america" and yes, god bless america because of mr. murtha and in closing, the scripture paul, he has fought a good fight and he has finished a course but

Corrine Brown

3:14:23 to 3:14:45( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: it is left up to us now to continue to wk, to continue to workor our veterans, continue to work for the military, this is the kind of tribute that we should pay to mr. murtha, the work is not finished. so, god did bless america with giving us the example of mr. murtha. and i yield back the balance of

Corrine Brown

3:14:46 to 3:14:50( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: my time. the speaker pro tempore: who seeks recognition? for what purpose does the gentleman from massachusetts rise?

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