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House Proceeding 04-28-09 on Apr 28th, 2009 :: 0:22:50 to 0:25:15
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Stephen F. Lynch

0:22:31 to 0:22:52( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: gentleman fr massachusetts rise? mr. lynch: good afternoon, mr. speaker, morph that the house suspend the rules and agree to house resolution the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the resolution. the clerk: house resolution 340, resolution expressing sympathy to the victims, families, and friends of e tragic act of violence at the american civic

Stephen F. Lynch

0:22:50 to 0:25:15( Edit History Discussion )
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Stephen F. Lynch

0:22:53 to 0:23:13( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: association in york. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from massachusetts, mr. lynch, and the gentleman from georgia, mr. westmoreland, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and

Stephen F. Lynch

0:23:14 to 0:23:36( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: extend their remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. lynch: mr. speaker, i now yield myself such time as i may the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. lynch: thankou, mr. speaker. house resolution 340 this chamber expresses its profound sympathy to the victims of the tragic attack and the american civic association in binghamton, new york, on april 3.

Stephen F. Lynch

0:23:37 to 0:23:58( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: our thoughts continue to be with the families, friends, and the people of binghamton and they remain in our prayers. 13 men and women were murdered in this attack and four were wounded, shaking the community and entire nation. house resolution 340 was introduced by our frid and colleague, representative hinchey of new york, and is co-sponsored by over 50 members

Stephen F. Lynch

0:23:59 to 0:24:21( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: of congress. given the tragic events in which house resolution 340 is based, the committee on oversight moved quickly to consider a report on the bill which brings us to today's consideration of the resolution. mr. speaker, we thank the american civic association for its continued service over the years that has helped immigrants

Stephen F. Lynch

0:24:22 to 0:24:43( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: and refugees with counseling, resettlement, citizenship, family reunification, language skills, and other critical services. playing a vital role in the effort to secure the dreams of immigrants seeking u.s. citizenship. we want them to know that they have our prayers and our hear difficult time. i would also like to commend the

Stephen F. Lynch

0:24:44 to 0:25:04( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: city of binghamton police department, the bloom county sheriff's department, and new york state police for their swift response to this attack. in addition, we thank the f.b.i., bureau of alcohol, tobacco, and firearms and explosives, the u.s. immigration and custom enforcement office, and other federal agencies for their assistance. we are all deeply saddened to

Stephen F. Lynch

0:25:05 to 0:25:15( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: hear of this attack and it is difficult for to us comprehend such an act of violence. we will feel its effect for years, but we can be sure in

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