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House Proceeding on May 14th, 2008 :: 0:07:23 to 0:09:24
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Steven Kagen

0:05:32 to 0:07:23( Edit History Discussion )
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Steven Kagen

0:07:13 to 0:07:23( Edit History Discussion )

Steven Kagen: of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from oregon rise? mr. walden: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute anto revise and extend my remarks. the

Greg Walden

0:07:23 to 0:07:36( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized. mr. walden: mr. speaker, by refusing to renew the county payments program this congress has broken its pledge to rural areas all

Greg Walden

0:07:23 to 0:09:24( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Greg Walden

Greg Walden

0:07:36 to 0:07:47( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: across this country, such as hardy county, oregon. county payments has 78% of the payments for roads. these nearly the size of new jersey. now imagine if the tax revenue from 78% of the land

Greg Walden

0:07:47 to 0:08:00( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: in new jersey suddenly dried up. it would be paralyzing. just as paralyzing as the loss of county payments is proving in the rural west. the judge said it's now so bad we got fewer road crew

Greg Walden

0:08:00 to 0:08:12( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: employees than snow-moving equipment. road department is now 50% of its historic staffing levels. h.r. 3058 would give some relief to this problem and would help keep the roads hope in

Greg Walden

0:08:12 to 0:08:26( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: harney county and schools open across the west. yet the democratic leadership in the house has held this bill hostage on the union calendar since january 15. today is 120 that this bill could

Greg Walden

0:08:26 to 0:08:35( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: have been brought to the floor and voted on. it's a bipartisan bill. the lead sponsor, my co-sponsor, mr. defazio. keep these commitments to rural communities. pass h.r. 3058. the speaker

Greg Walden

0:08:35 to 0:08:44( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from virginia rise? >> to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks.

Greg Walden

0:08:44 to 0:09:24( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized.n >> thank you, mr. speaker. i rise to speak on honor of asian pacific heritage month. as part of the caucus and the

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