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House Proceeding 05-13-09 on May 13th, 2009 :: 0:29:10 to 0:31:55
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Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:29:07 to 0:29:27( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: opposing this irresponsible liberal pi thank you. i yield back the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from california. mr. miller: i rise to yield three minutes to the gentleman from new jersey, mr. pascrel the chair: the gentleman from new jersey is recognized for three minutes. mr. miller: a great supporter of this legislation.

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:29:10 to 0:31:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Bill Jr.Pascrell

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:29:28 to 0:29:49( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: mr. pascrell: i rise in strong support of h.r. 2187, the 21st ceury green high-performing public school facilities act. my friend from texas -- i think he's still my friend -- my friend from texas would have to admit that we already have a sucking sound and that is we've been sucked into waste after waste after waste which is

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:29:50 to 0:30:11( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: costing us a tremendous amount of money. and this is preventable. in the 21st century. i want to thank mr. chandler, congressman chandler for sponsoring this critical legislation and chairman miller, of course, for his leadership on the entire issue. most of the students in this country attend a school that

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:30:12 to 0:30:33( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: was built over half a century ago. and my district it's even worse than that. complete with leaky roofs and faulty elect trick. you can't just shove this off the side saying it's trivial and unimportant. this is outdated technology which is costing us millions, in fact, billions of dollars. this legislation would provide

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:30:34 to 0:30:54( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: the dollars in grants for fiscal year 2010 to local school districts so that they can make the repairs, provide the modernization, and green their facilities so that our kids can learn in safe, modern, well equipped and environmentally friend facilities. many schools are not safe. and the states don't have the

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:30:55 to 0:31:15( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: money. local communities don't have the money to make them self. this is not acceptable to anybody. regardless of which side of the aisle you are on. the legs builds on the principles of the american recovery and reinvestment act and will create 100,000 new jobs in makes these places safer and making them more cost

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:31:16 to 0:31:36( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: efficient. joe zahra, the superintendent of the nutly school system in my district has launched an ambitious plan to green the town's elementary schools already started a couple of years ago using cutting edge tech nothing to reduce both greenhouse gas -- technology to reduce both greenhouse gas

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:31:37 to 0:31:55( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: emissions and lower the schools' utility bills. i believe the student is important. this too is an important issue. h.r. 2187 will help school districts across the country undertake similar projects and

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