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House Proceeding 03-23-09 on Mar 23rd, 2009 :: 0:25:05 to 0:30:45
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Stephen F. Lynch

0:24:51 to 0:25:11( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker. in closing i just want to point out the relentless work done on this issue of traumatic brain injury by mr. pascrell from new jersey who is the chair and also by mr. todd platts from pennsylvania who is the co-chair. i have accompanied both of those gentlemen, seen their work in iraq and afghanistan. they've seen the situation in

Stephen F. Lynch

0:25:05 to 0:30:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Stephen F. Lynch

0:25:12 to 0:25:33( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: balad in the field hospitals in iraq, as well as germany, the military hospital there, as well as going back to walter reed army hospital. they know full well the extent of ts. they are our most outspoken advotes on behalf of families whose loved ones have been

Stephen F. Lynch

0:25:34 to 0:25:54( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: affected with t.b.i. and we are all in debt to their hard work. mr. speaker, with that i ask all of my colleagues to support the measure of mr. pascrell of new jersey and mr. platts of pennsylvania and support house resolution 178 and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time.

Stephen F. Lynch

0:25:55 to 0:26:19( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: all time expired, the question now is, will the house suspend the rules and agree to house resolution 178. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 of those voting having responded in the affirmative, the rules are suspended, the resolution is agreed to and without objection the motion to reconsider is laid on the

Stephen F. Lynch

0:26:20 to 0:26:40( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: table. for what purpose does the gentleman from massachusetts rise? mr. lynch: mr. speaker, i move that the house suspend the rules and pass the bill h.r. 918. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: h.r. 918. a bill to designate the facility of the united states postal service located at 300 east third street in jamestown,

Stephen F. Lynch

0:26:41 to 0:27:01( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: new york, as the stan lundine post office building. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from massachusetts, mr. lynch, and the gentleman from missouri, mr. akin, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days within which to revise and

Stephen F. Lynch

0:27:02 to 0:27:23( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: extend their remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker. i now yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. lynch: mr. speaker, in my role as chair of the house of the subcommittee with oversight authority for the united states postal service, i am pleased to stand before the body in consideration of h.r. 918, which is the measure before us

Stephen F. Lynch

0:27:24 to 0:27:45( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: designed to rename the united states postal facility located at 300 east third street in jamestown, new york, as the stan lundine post office building. this legislation was introduced by my friend, brian higgins, the gentleman from new york, on february 9, 2009, and it was considered and reported out of the oversight committee by

Stephen F. Lynch

0:27:46 to 0:28:08( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: voice vote on march 10, 2009. addition, h.r. 918 enjoys the support of the entire sitting new york house delegation. a native of the city of jamestown, stanley nelson lundine has devoted over four decades of his life to pubc service in the new york state. born in jamestown on february 4, 1939, mr. lundine graduated

Stephen F. Lynch

0:28:09 to 0:28:30( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: from jamestown high school in 1957. he received his b.a. from duke university in 1961 and in 1964 received his injures doctorate from new york university school of law. after five years of gaining admission to the new york state bar, he was elected to his firm term as mayor of jamestown, having previously served as e

Stephen F. Lynch

0:28:31 to 0:28:52( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: city's associate corporate council and chairman of the -- counsel and chairman of the city planning commission. mr. lundine dedicated his efforts to addressing long-standing labor strife in the city. to this end, he developed a unique labor management strategy and subsequently garnered jamestown national attention as a widely

Stephen F. Lynch

0:28:53 to 0:29:14( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: successful labor management partnership model, a model that we could dealer use today. in 1976 mr. lundine was elected to represent new york state's 39th congressional district, becoming the first democrat to hold that seat since 1874. while representing new york's southern tier district in corn, until 1987, mr. lundine

Stephen F. Lynch

0:29:15 to 0:29:35( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: continued his commitment to labor management cooperation through the development of legislation to establish labor management councils and employee stark ownership plans. he also remained dedicated to economic development issues, serving a subcommittee chairman of the house banking committee. in 1986 mr. lundine was elected

Stephen F. Lynch

0:29:36 to 0:29:57( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: to statewide office as lieutenant governor of new york. under governor mario quomeow, serving until 1994. development the state's economy, increase the availability of job training programs and also strengthen new york's housing and technology sectors.

Stephen F. Lynch

0:29:58 to 0:30:18( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: currently, stan lundine serves at the citizen -- serves the citizens of new york through public service on a wide variety of nonprofit private sector efforts. notably, in april of 2007, mr. dun -- lundine was appointed on local government efficiency and competitiveness. the panel is tasked with

Stephen F. Lynch

0:30:19 to 0:30:39( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: promoting local government collaboration and efficiency in the name of saving taxpayer dollars. mr. speaker, let us honor stan lundine's, to designate his hometown post office in his name. i urge my colleagues to join with myself and congressman

Stephen F. Lynch

0:30:40 to 0:30:45( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: brian higgins, whoas the chief sponsor of this legislation, and i ask my

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