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House Proceeding on May 15th, 2008 :: 0:07:13 to 0:08:32
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Hilda L. Solis

0:05:38 to 0:07:13( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Hilda L. Solis

Hilda L. Solis

0:07:04 to 0:07:13( Edit History Discussion )

Hilda L. Solis: california's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from oregon rise? mr. walden: i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without

Greg Walden

0:07:13 to 0:07:27( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: objection, the gentleman is recognized. mr. walden: congress has broken the bond with rural areas all across this country. counties such as crook county in oregon have been affected. congress' enaction

Greg Walden

0:07:13 to 0:08:32( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Greg Walden

Greg Walden

0:07:27 to 0:07:39( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: means that county's road departme's been whacked. it's half what it was 10 years ago. maintenance projects are being put on hold. the mayor said congress just passed a new farm bill to help

Greg Walden

0:07:39 to 0:07:49( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: get products from farm to market. without county payments, they won't have roads or bridges to go over. h.r. 3058 will help solve this. it's a bipartisan, four-year re-authorization for county

Greg Walden

0:07:49 to 0:08:01( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: payments . yet the leadership of this house has held it hostage on the union calendar since january 15. that's 121 days the democratic leadership has prevented the house from voting to

Greg Walden

0:08:01 to 0:08:13( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: re-authorize the county payments program. it's time to restore the federal government's century old commitment to rural timber communities where federal lands make up the bulk of the area.

Greg Walden

0:08:13 to 0:08:21( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: free h.r. 3058 for a vote and keep the roads and schools open in rural america. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from oregon's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman

Greg Walden

0:08:21 to 0:08:32( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: from california rise? >> to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend en my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute.

Jerry McNerney

0:08:32 to 0:08:44( Edit History Discussion )

Jerry McNerney: >> madam speaker, i ask my colleagues to join me in honoring the life of bishop lewis dolphin stallwart sr. who passed away from kidney disease. born in oklahoma in 1923, bishop stallworth

Jerry McNerney

0:08:32 to 0:09:56( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jerry McNerney

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