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House Proceeding on Mar 24th, 2010 :: 1:02:40 to 1:05:40
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Elijah E. Cummings

1:02:38 to 1:02:59( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: continued work and my counterpart, the chairman, mr. oberstar, their work for bringing this forward. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields. the gentleman from wisconsin reserves. the gentleman from illinois is recognized. mr. costello: madam speaker, how much time do we have remaining on our side? the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from illinois has 10 1/2 minutes. the gentleman from wisconsin

Elijah E. Cummings

1:02:40 to 1:05:40( Edit History Discussion )
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Elijah E. Cummings

1:03:21 to 1:03:42( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: 4915, which would provide a short-term extension of existing f.a.a. authorization legislation. i want to thank the subcommittee chairman, mr. costello, for his outstaing leadership constantly on this legislation. this legislation, and just picking up with -- where mr. mica left off, includes provisiones that will ensure

Elijah E. Cummings

1:03:43 to 1:04:04( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: that an equitable distribution is made during the safetea-lu authorization, money designated for the projects of national and regional significance and the national corps and infrastructure programs. this will will provide

Elijah E. Cummings

1:04:05 to 1:04:26( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: discretionary funds to major projects. however, the safetea-lu conference committee designated to receive money under the programs. as we have worked to develop a longer term extension for the safetea-lu, the issue of how to apportion the approximately $932 million provided for these ograms during the extension period has been of critical

Elijah E. Cummings

1:04:27 to 1:04:47( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: concern to our committee. underprovisions developed by the senate included in the hire act, this funding will continue to be ovided for those few states in which projects were designated by safetea-lu. under this allocation, four states, four states will receive 58% of the available funding, 22 states would

Elijah E. Cummings

1:04:48 to 1:05:08( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: receive no funding, and the remaining states would receive varying levels of funding. such a distribution is not equitable, particularly given that the designated projects were time limited. chairman oberstar hasorked with the senate majority leader and speaker pelosi to devise a more equitable funding distribution and the legislation before us today

Elijah E. Cummings

1:05:31 to 1:05:40( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: ate can continue to address its most pressing mobility needs. i applaud chairman oberstar, speaker reid and leader -- speaker pelosi and leader reid for their work on this measure,

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