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House Proceeding 03-04-09 on Mar 4th, 2009 :: 0:31:45 to 0:33:45
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Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:31:43 to 0:32:04( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: have no further speakers. if the gentleman from florida, my brother, mr. bilirakis, wishes to close, then i'm prepared to close after the gentleman closes. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from florida. mr. bilirakis bilirakis mr. speaker, i don't have further speakers but i want to close. i wish that my colleagues support this resolution. thank you. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back his time. the gentleman from

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:31:45 to 0:33:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Bill Jr.Pascrell

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:32:05 to 0:32:25( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: mr. pascrell: mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: t gentleman is recognized. mr. pascrell: so instead of letting leaders in washington peat themselves on the back for the 9/11 commission -- pat themselves on the back for the 9/11 commission, which we are apt to do, beverly eckert insisted on the implementation of the commission's recommendations. when ms. eckert was told that

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:32:26 to 0:32:47( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: the recommendations would be difficult to implement, she was not deterred. where she saw there were problems she demanded and worked tirelessly for solutions. she traveled to washington and pushed for the passage of the implementing recommendations of the 9/11 commission act, as mrs. maloney and ms. slaughter pointed out.

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:32:48 to 0:33:09( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: to sum up, beverly eckert was a tenacious citizen who nudged the leaders of this nation, to look at their mistakes, implement the steps to correct them. ms. eckert was not interested in partisanship, fear mongering or saber rattling. beverly eckert was a woman who

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:33:10 to 0:33:30( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: made sher that the death of her husband and those who died on september 11 would not be in vain. and in that process she taught us why we should not give into the fear of terrorism. i urge all my colleagues to support this resolution and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the question is will the house

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:33:31 to 0:33:46( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: suspend the rules and agree to house resolution 201. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 having responded in the affirmative, the rules are suspended -- mr. pascrell: mr. speaker. t resolution is agreed to.

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