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House Proceeding on Mar 24th, 2010 :: 0:53:05 to 0:54:55
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Michael E. Capuano

0:53:01 to 0:53:21( Edit History Discussion )

Michael E. Capuano: so with that i urge my colleagues to support h.r. 4915 and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from wisconsin reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from illinois is recognized. miss costello: madam speaker -- mr. costello: madam speaker, i yield two minutes to the -- a valued member of the

Michael E. Capuano

0:53:05 to 0:54:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Michael E. Capuano

Michael E. Capuano

0:53:22 to 0:53:43( Edit History Discussion )

Michael E. Capuano: subcommittee, congressman capuano. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from massachusetts is recognized. mr. cap pano: i thank the gentleman -- mr. capuano: i thank the gentleman for calling me valued. he didn't say how much but we'll leave it alone. madam speaker, i rise today to express my support for this legislation and look forrd to it. this legislation is long overdue.

Michael E. Capuano

0:53:44 to 0:54:04( Edit History Discussion )

Michael E. Capuano: it's something that we have been working on now for as long as i can recl. it has lots of important issues in the f.a.a. and also an additional fix, as i see it, it's not even about the amount of money for the commonwealth of massachusetts. it's about an equitable issue. it's a matter of equity. we were put in a position to

Michael E. Capuano

0:54:05 to 0:54:26( Edit History Discussion )

Michael E. Capuano: pass a bill that had other good job provisions in it that did not have equitable provisions in it, but we did it because this economy needs the boost. like every bill we ever vote on in anything, there's good and bad. so that particular bill in my opinion had some bad things in it. this bill has good things for the f.a.a. has good things for the country. has good things for all of us who fly.

Michael E. Capuano

0:54:27 to 0:54:48( Edit History Discussion )

Michael E. Capuano: but it also has some provisions in there that will level the playing field for the people of this country. and that's why i wanted to go over this morning. there are times when -- i usually get called on to ask when there is a fight going on. in this particular instance there is no fight here. i'm not sure exactly who the fight is with. i'm uncomfortable speaking when we are all on the same side,

Michael E. Capuano

0:54:49 to 0:54:55( Edit History Discussion )

Michael E. Capuano: but it's nice for a change. and i won't get used to it too off. i do enjoy it on occasion when it happens.

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