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House Proceeding on Apr 14th, 2010 :: 3:51:10 to 3:54:05
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Philip Hare

3:51:07 to 3:51:30( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: steps that are necessary to prevent any future mining disasters. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the back. the gentlewoman from washington. mrs. mcmorris rodgers: i will reserve until it's time to close. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady reserves. the gentleman fromalifornia. does the gentleman

Philip Hare

3:51:10 to 3:54:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Philip Hare

3:51:31 to 3:51:51( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: mr. miller: i can reserve. mr. hare is -- mr. hare for two minutes. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from illinois is recognized for two minutes. mr. hare: fathers, brothers, sons left home for work.

Philip Hare

3:51:52 to 3:52:12( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: they didn't return home. i stand in solidarity with my colleagues from west virginia and all across the nation in recognizing the 29 coal miners that were lost. i would express my deepest sympathies for those who perished in the west virginia mine explosion. i know the loss you've experienced will stay with you forever and i hope you can take some solace that all americans

Philip Hare

3:52:13 to 3:52:33( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: share in your grief. i'd also take this opportunity to express my utmost gratitude for the rescue teams who so tirelessly and heroically saved others. your bravely does not go unnoticed and it is appreciated by all americans. the explosion was america's worst mining disaster in 40

Philip Hare

3:52:34 to 3:52:55( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: years, and the toll on all west virginians has been devastating. it it requires us again to ask our colleagues on both sides of the aisle with four mine disasters in the last four years, how many more tragedies have to occur before we start taking mine safety more seriously and implement strong reforms to protect all of our miners? i ask my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to work with

Philip Hare

3:52:56 to 3:53:17( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: chairman miller and chairwoman woolsey to honor these miners through action. while we cannot bring back the men that were lost, we can do more to advance the cause of workplace safety across this country, and we should start by ensuring that msha has the tools, the staff and technology to prevent tragedies such as these. t report yesterday that a comper error prevented upper

Philip Hare

3:53:18 to 3:53:38( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: big branch mine being identified as a risk is deeply disturbing and completely and total low unacceptable. all americans deserve to work in a place that is safe and we must take whatever steps are necessary to ensure the disaster like this will never happen again. i want to join my colleagues in expressing my deepest

Philip Hare

3:53:39 to 3:53:59( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: condolences to the families. i ensure that your loss will not be forgotten and the memories of these coal miners will inspire me and my colleagues to take bold action on mine safety. i thank you for your time and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the time of the gentleman has expired. who seeks recognize snigs -- recognition? the gentlewoman from

Philip Hare

3:54:00 to 3:54:05( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: washington. mr. miller: will the chair advise us as to the remaining time?

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