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House Proceeding on Mar 3rd, 2010 :: 0:43:20 to 0:45:30
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Patrick T. McHenry

0:43:19 to 0:43:39( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: in voting in favor of h.res. 1096, and at this point yield back the balance of my time. thank you. the speaker pro tpore: the gentleman from north carolina. mr. mchenry: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. mchenry: thiis not about a --his is not about partisanship. the census is important for

Patrick T. McHenry

0:43:20 to 0:45:30( Edit History Discussion )
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Patrick T. McHenry

0:43:40 to 0:44:00( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: every community across this country, for every state in this nation, and every individual group within this country has something to gain or lose in this census. it's not simply about how districts are drawn. it's about how federal and state and local money is allocated.

Patrick T. McHenry

0:44:01 to 0:44:23( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: if you don't respond, if you don't mail your form back in, if you don't answer the door when somebody knocks to collect your census data, which is very basic information, by the way, you are doing a disservice to yourself, your family, your community, your state and your nation by saying i don't exist. and so it's very important for

Patrick T. McHenry

0:44:24 to 0:44:45( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: individuals in this country to respond to the census. moreover, it's helpful to see that the president has recorded a p.s.a. encouraging folks to respond to the census. it shows the importance from the white house on down for everyone else for us to respond to the census.

Patrick T. McHenry

0:44:46 to 0:45:08( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: finally, i hope that the 2010 census is the most successful census we've ever had in our nation's history. the bureau's done a solid task of putting together the logistics for getting millions of folks in this country to respond to the census. it's a costly endeavor, but it's the one the founders

Patrick T. McHenry

0:45:09 to 0:45:29( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: insisted on for us to have a functioning democracy, especially when the house of representatives is based on population, they wanted to make sure that population count was correct and accurate. i think the bureau, all the folks that are working all across this country in every community in this country, those folk working for the

Patrick T. McHenry

0:45:30 to 0:45:31( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick T. McHenry: bureau are wonderful,atriotic people.

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