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House Proceeding 03-18-09 on Mar 18th, 2009 :: 1:34:35 to 1:36:05
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Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:34:31 to 1:34:52( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: investment in a new volunteer generation fund that builds capacity and access for millions of new volunteers can leverage billions of dollars in volunteer services to. so country's neediest citizens. i urge my colleagues to support this amendment and i would like to submit an article by an amar'e corps intern, lacy white, who was inspired by the work of all the americorps members who

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:34:35 to 1:36:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:34:53 to 1:35:13( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: were -- what they were doing and asked if she could do her part by recording their story. i'd like to submit that for the reco if i may. mr. speaker -- the chair: it would be covered under general leave. mr. loebsack: mr. speaker, i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman reserves his time. the gentleman from california. mr. mckeon: thank you, mr.

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:35:14 to 1:35:34( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: chairman. i thank the gentleman and i rise in opposition to this amendment. members on both sides of the aisle have w strike a balance on this legislation. we produced a major reorganization and renewal of national service programs. and we have done so without layering on unnecessary new programs.

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:35:35 to 1:35:55( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: the purpose of this amendment is to generate volunteers,hich is the purpose of the wle bill. it's a worthy goal and that's why we have taken to ensure steps that all national service programs in one way or another encourage volunteerism. the approach included in the bill agreed to in a bipartisan manner is the right one. rather than creating a new

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:35:56 to 1:36:05( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: program, which this amendment does, we should work to achieve the goal of generating volunteers under the existing programs authorized in this legislation. therefore i oppose this

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