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House Proceeding 05-13-09 on May 13th, 2009 :: 1:49:20 to 1:50:25
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Henry Cuellar

1:49:18 to 1:49:38( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: member. i think he's come up with a very creative solution. we support the amendment. the chair: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. mr. brht: thank you, mr. chairman. i'm happy to yid one minu the gentleman from texas, mr. cuellar. the chair: the gentleman from texas is recognized for one minute. mr. cuellar: thank you, mr. speaker.

Henry Cuellar

1:49:20 to 1:50:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Henry Cuellar

Henry Cuellar

1:49:39 to 1:49:59( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: i rise in support of this important amendment to help school districts hit by the economic downturn or by natural disasters so they can recover faster. to paraphrase the gentleman from california, mr. miller, school cotruction is an economic stimulus for struggling communities. it creates jobs and lays out the education foundation for future prosperity. as the chairman of the homeland committee on emergency response

Henry Cuellar

1:50:00 to 1:50:20( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: subcommittee, i've seen firsthand how challenging it is to rebuild the school after a disaster. a problem that is only magnified in those difficult economic times. as communities pic pieces after a disaster, many students are left without -- are left with damaged schools or no place to learn and leading them puts them in a further place as they fall behind. we cannot erase the pain and

Henry Cuellar

1:50:21 to 1:50:25( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: suffering, but one of the things that we can do with this particular amendment, that we're

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