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House Proceeding 05-14-09 on May 14th, 2009 :: 0:15:20 to 0:17:00
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Nita M. Lowey

0:15:16 to 0:15:37( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: the gentleman from wisconsin. mr. obey: i yield three minutes to the distinguished jo from new york, the chairman -- the distinguished gentlewoman from new york. >> i risen strong support of h.r. 2346, the f.y. 2009 emergency supplemental. this legislation provides the resources on military, diplomatic and personnel need to make our nation more secure

Nita M. Lowey

0:15:20 to 0:17:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Nita M. Lowey

0:15:38 to 0:15:58( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: and i was very pleased to work in a bipartisan way with kay granger. the obama administration's policy to defeat the taliban and al qaeda in afghanistan and pakistan is critical to present the -- prevent the region from being a base against terrorist plots. h.r. 2346 provides $3.8 billion

Nita M. Lowey

0:15:59 to 0:16:19( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: for economic security initiatives in the region and funds our diplomatic development personnel and their security. i welcome the administration's efforts to forge a lasting peace between israel and the palan authority. the legislation provides economic, humanitarian and security assistance for the west bank and gaza to encourage

Nita M. Lowey

0:16:20 to 0:16:40( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: stability and political moderation. it ensures that hamas and other terrorist organizations to not receive taxpayer funds and that of potential unity government and its all ministers publicly recognize israel's right to exist. renounce violence and adhere to passed agreements before receiving u.s. assistance. h.r. 2346 also provides $470

Nita M. Lowey

0:16:41 to 0:17:01( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: million to help mexico fight violent narco traffickers with surveillance aircraft, helicopters, law enforcement equipment and to support rule of law the programs, bringing to $1.17 billion the total appropriated in 2008 and 2009 for these purposes. the bill meets the president's request for assistance programs, diplomatic operations

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