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House Proceeding 03-04-09 on Mar 4th, 2009 :: 0:34:55 to 0:37:20
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Lois Capps

0:34:50 to 0:35:11( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: their continuous efforts to keep the nation safe. the speaker pro tempore: gentleman from pennsylvania, mr. carney, and the gentleman from florida, mr. bilirakis, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from pennsylvania. mr. carney: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and insert extraneous material on the

Lois Capps

0:34:55 to 0:37:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Lois Capps

0:35:12 to 0:35:33( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: resolution under consideration. without objection, so ordered. mr. carney: mr. speaker, i rise in support of this resolution and yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is rognized. mr. carney: mr. speaker, i rise today to support house resolution 195, a measure to honor the employees of the department of homeland security and to mark the sixth anniversary of the department's creation. the department of homeland

Lois Capps

0:35:34 to 0:35:54( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: security was tasked with a herculean responsibility of coordinating with state, local and tribal entities to prevent future terrorist attacks, secure our borders and to prepare for and respond to events of national significance. comprised of 22 different federal agencies, and employing over 223,000 of our finest federal employees, d.h.s.

Lois Capps

0:35:55 to 0:36:17( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: quickly became one of the largest federal departments. 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year employees of the department of homeland security are working to prevent and prepare for any threat to our country. at this very moment they are patrolling our skies, securing our borders, sailing our coastal waters and screening

Lois Capps

0:36:18 to 0:36:39( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: people and cargo entering our country. they are also collaborating, cooperating and coordinating with state, local and tribal governments and first responders in all 50 states and our territories to ensure our weakened respond to any future large-scale events, either manmade or natural. these homeland security employees are working

Lois Capps

0:36:40 to 0:37:02( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: tirelessly to improve the safety for all america and are doing a commendable job. the department of homeland security employees stand willing, ready and able to respond should catastrophe strike. they work long hours to deter, detect and prevent acts of terrorism. they will ensure that congress

Lois Capps

0:37:03 to 0:37:20( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: will conduct vigorous management of oversight at d.h.s. but we cannot stress how much we appreciate the work of the d.h.s. employees working to protect the safety of all americans. and my thanks to congressman bilirakis for introducing the resolution and to the speaker for the time on the floor today. i encourage my colleagues to

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