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House Proceeding 05-12-09 on May 12th, 2009 :: 2:10:25 to 2:15:35
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Stephen F. Lynch

2:10:21 to 2:10:41( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: to learn. our students require that and our students deserve that. thank you, madam speaker. and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the bance of his time. the gentleman from nebraska is recognized. mr. forten reserve my time. the speaker pro tempore: the

Stephen F. Lynch

2:10:25 to 2:15:35( Edit History Discussion )
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Stephen F. Lynch

2:10:42 to 2:11:02( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from massachusetts is recognized. mr. lynch: we have no further speakers and i continue to reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from ne mr. fortenberry: i have no further requests for time and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the

Stephen F. Lynch

2:11:03 to 2:11:24( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from massachusetts is recognized. mr. lynch: again, let us join with the gentleman from new york, mr. tonko, and send a strong message to the public that we are committed to ensuring the development and growth of healthy learning environments and schools for o children by supporting house resolution 370. to that, i ask my colleagues to join us.

Stephen F. Lynch

2:11:25 to 2:11:46( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: and i yield back the balance of our time. t question is will the house suspend the rules and agree to house resolution 370 as amended. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 being in the affirmative, the rules are suspended and the resolution is agreed to. and without jection, the motion to reconsider is laid on the table.

Stephen F. Lynch

2:11:47 to 2:12:07( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: without objection, the title is amended. mr. lynch: i move the house suspend the rules and agree house concurrent resolution 84. the speaker pro tempore: clerk will report the title of

Stephen F. Lynch

2:12:08 to 2:12:29( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: the concurrent resolution. the clerk: house conc resolution 84, supporting the goals and objectives of a national military appreciation month. the speaker prtempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from massachusetts, mr. lynch, and the gentleman from nebraska, mr. fortenberry, each will corol 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: thank you, madam speaker.

Stephen F. Lynch

2:12:30 to 2:12:51( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days within which to revise and extend their remarks. mr. speaker, i now yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the

Stephen F. Lynch

2:12:52 to 2:13:12( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: gentleman is recognized. mr. lynch: mr. speaker, i rise in strong support of house concurrent resolution 84, sponsored by my friend and colleague from tennessee, mr. wamp, a resolution supporting the goals and objectives of national military appreciation month. each may since 1999, congress has taken the time to honor our

Stephen F. Lynch

2:13:13 to 2:13:33( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: nation's bravest men and women serving in the armed forces. throughout our history, they have put themselvein harm's way all over the world in order to protect and defend our country. they continue to do so today and they deserve our gratitude. in the wake of the tragic shooting yesterday at camp victory in baghdad, we are

Stephen F. Lynch

2:13:34 to 2:13:54( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: reminded of the perils and stress that our armed forces face during periods of deployment. is important, i think, that we always show our appreciation for their service but as we continue to face two long wars, they need and deserve our support more than ever. i'm glad we are taking the time today to thank them for their service and i know that all my

Stephen F. Lynch

2:13:55 to 2:14:17( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: colleagues keep them and their families in our thoughts and prayers. this measure was introduced this year on march 26 by representative wamp of tennessee and was referred to the committee on oversight and government reform. the committee reported the bill by unanimous consent on may 6 and comes to the house floor today with the bipartisan

Stephen F. Lynch

2:14:18 to 2:14:38( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: support of over 75 co-sponsors. mr. speaker, every single day, our soldiers, sailors, airmen and women and marines make tremendous sacrifice in service to our country. i have seen this firsthand on many, many deployments by these soldiers during my regular

Stephen F. Lynch

2:14:39 to 2:14:59( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: visits to iraq and afghanistan. our country is at war and our military is certainly deserving our support now more than ever. today, i ask my colleagues to join a americans and giving them thanks to our men and women in uniform. mr. speaker, house concurrent resolution 84 gives us the

Stephen F. Lynch

2:15:00 to 2:15:21( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: opportunity to show our appreciation and respect to members d veterans of the armed services, men and women that hail from all walks of life and are bound together bone noble characteristicand take one simple, profound act. they have put on the uniform of

Stephen F. Lynch

2:15:22 to 2:15:35( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: our country and they are together committed to protecting americans and their liberties that we hold so dear. thus, to the military personnel from my own congressional district and every congressional

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