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House Proceeding on Apr 14th, 2010 :: 2:40:20 to 2:42:10
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Jay Inslee

2:40:16 to 2:40:36( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: raising these very important questions that help illuminate the debate this morning. mrs. blackburn: i thank the chairman for his explanations and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady yields back the balance of her time. the gentleman from virginia. mr. boucher: mr. speaker, at this time i'm pleased to yield three minutes to the gentleman from washington state, mr. inslee.

Jay Inslee

2:40:20 to 2:42:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jay Inslee

Jay Inslee

2:40:37 to 2:40:57( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from washington is recognized for three minutes. mr. insl: thank you. i want to congratulate those who have been working on this, the chair and the ranking members, to get this bill through. i want to make two points. this effort is one that reaches in to improve certain areas we may not think of when we think about spectrum. i note the little town of republic in washington in eastern washington where my

Jay Inslee

2:40:58 to 2:41:18( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: grandmother grew up and it's a great town but right now you essentially have to shut down the entire city's access to the internet to send one x-ray from a physician in republic to a leader , an expert in seattle, to read the x-ray. you have to shut down the whole town because we don't have enough access in spectrum.

Jay Inslee

2:41:19 to 2:41:41( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: making access to spectrum more available helps health care in many, many places across the country. second point i want to make, i met with my law enforcement community last week who are still thirsting for an inoperable standard so we can in fact have interoperability for emergency services radio communications. we still don't have this at this late date.

Jay Inslee

2:41:42 to 2:42:03( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: freeing up, allowing a financial system to really build that up, is necessary, so this is good for economic growth, it is good for health care and emergency services. there are multiple reasons this is heading in the right direction. i do want to point out and i'm happy to co-sponsor this bill, we have another bill we hope to have on the floor in a while, thspectrum relocation

Jay Inslee

2:42:04 to 2:42:10( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: improvement act whichill follow this bill to improve the availability to do auctions, to get this out into commercial. we look forward to working with

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