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House Proceeding on Apr 23rd, 2009 :: 2:27:40 to 2:29:40
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Gwen Moore

2:27:19 to 2:27:40( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: postponed. it is now in order to consider amendment number 12 printed in house report 111-82. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from wisconsin rise? ms. moore: mr. chairman, i have an amendment at the desk. the chair: the clerk will designate the amendment. the clerk: amendment number 12 printed in house rort 111-82 offered by ms. moore of

Gwen Moore

2:27:40 to 2:29:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Gwen Moore

Gwen Moore

2:27:41 to 2:28:01( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: wisconsin. the chair: pursuant who house resolution 352, the gentlewoman from wisconsin, ms. moore, and a member opposed each will control five minutes. the chair recognizes the gentlewoman from wisconsin. ms. moore: mr. chairman, i would like to yield myself three minutes. the chair: the gentlelady is recognized. ms. moore: mr. chairman, my amendment is very simple.

Gwen Moore

2:28:02 to 2:28:23( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: it would urge the federal water research interagency committee established under the bill to examine and assess the impact of federal water research funding on helping to develop the next generation of water scientists and engineers. quite simply, i call this amendment the talent amendment. if we want to develop the best

Gwen Moore

2:28:24 to 2:28:44( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: technology and i believe we will, we need a cadre of prepared scientists and engineers at our federal agencies and in the commercial user community. without the trained scientists and engineers to do the work,

Gwen Moore

2:28:45 to 2:29:06( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: it's really difficult to envision how this important work will get done. my district is located on lake michigan, the only great lake contained entirely within the united states of america. and my district is also home to the largest academic freshwater research facility on the great lakes. the great lakes wisconsin aquatic technology and environment research or water institute.

Gwen Moore

2:29:07 to 2:29:27( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: there's no doubt in my mind that the decisions made under this federal water research initiative, including funding decisions, will play a role, whether directly or indirectly, in developing water researchers, scientists and engineers, not only in the milwaukee area, but across the nation. i think it's only common sense

Gwen Moore

2:29:28 to 2:29:40( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: that we as a nation take a look at how those funds are being used, not only to develop the new technology and tools, but how it is helping or can work to better help train and develop

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