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House Proceeding on Mar 22nd, 2010 :: 0:05:15 to 0:09:00
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John T. Salazar

0:05:11 to 0:05:35( Edit History Discussion )

John T. Salazar: citizens by working together positily in a truly bipartisan way and by listening and representing our constituents. i call on the saker for positive action, for freedom and for liberty and for democracy and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the chair recognizing the gentleman from colorado, mr. salazar, for

John T. Salazar

0:05:15 to 0:09:00( Edit History Discussion )
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John T. Salazar

0:05:36 to 0:05:56( Edit History Discussion )

John T. Salazar: five minutes. mr. salazar: thank you, madam spea madam speaker, i rise today to honor the life of doug shriver who was tragically killed with his friend ray wright on friday, march 19, while clearing snow from the roof of mr. wright's cabin above creek, colorado. mr. shriver was my friend and a

John T. Salazar

0:05:57 to 0:06:18( Edit History Discussion )

John T. Salazar: tremendously respected member of the san luis valley and colorado's water community. he was only 54 years old. combined both of these men held nearly 60 years of water knowledge related to the upper rio grande basin and the state of colorado. shriver was on the colorado grand water commission and served as president of the rio

John T. Salazar

0:06:19 to 0:06:39( Edit History Discussion )

John T. Salazar: fwranda water association, an umbrella organization for the ditch companies along the rio grande. all of these board portions were on the volunteer basis. doug's service on these board put him in the successful fight to keep our groundwater sought by the american development corporation and another one who

John T. Salazar

0:06:40 to 0:07:01( Edit History Discussion )

John T. Salazar: both hoped to sell it to the big cities. at the time of his death, he championed subdistricts to further protect the san luis groundwater, a concept for a groundwater culmination of fees and assessment to retire farm ground and reduce groundwater pumping to protect the aquifer. shriver was a visionary.

John T. Salazar

0:07:02 to 0:07:22( Edit History Discussion )

John T. Salazar: he strongly believed that both wildlife and agriculture could live together and was the vocal advocate for the rural way of life at a statewide level. a native of eastern rio graunda valley, he farmed potatoes and small greens. he loved to ride snowmobiles

John T. Salazar

0:07:23 to 0:07:43( Edit History Discussion )

John T. Salazar: andour-wheelers in the high country. madam speaker, today i also pay tribute and honor the life of ray wright, who was tragically lled with his friend, doug shriver, in the same accident while clearing snow from his cabin in creek, colorado. mr. wright was my friend and respected in the san luis valley and colorado's water

John T. Salazar

0:07:44 to 0:08:05( Edit History Discussion )

John T. Salazar: community. he was 56 years old. wright served on the rio graunda water conservation district -- graunda water conner is investigate -- grande water conservation district. and he was part of a statewide board tasked with balancing the state's water needs and had served two terms on the

John T. Salazar

0:08:06 to 0:08:27( Edit History Discussion )

John T. Salazar: colorado water conservation board. all of these board positions were on a volunteer basis. i served with mr. wright on the rio grande water conservation board. his service on the board put him in the middle of san luis' valley successful fight to keep his groundwater sought by awdi and stockman water.

John T. Salazar

0:08:28 to 0:08:48( Edit History Discussion )

John T. Salazar: at the time of his death, he championed the establishment, also, of the subdistrict to further protect san luis groundwater. ray was also a visionary in the san luis valley in the colorado water community. he strongly believed that wildlife and agriculture could live together and was a vocal advocate for the rural way of life.

John T. Salazar

0:08:49 to 0:09:03( Edit History Discussion )

John T. Salazar: a native of the rio grande county, he farmed potatoes and small greens. he was an outdoorsman and angler. he leaves three daughters, suzanne, sarah and laura, as

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