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House Proceeding 05-19-08 on May 19th, 2008 :: 2:55:01 to 2:56:28
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Mazie Hirono

2:55:01 to 2:55:13( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: california is recognized. mr. issa: i rise in support of this legislation that codifies an executive order of president clinton that was issued to promote the proper use of federal electronic

Mazie Hirono

2:55:01 to 2:56:28( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mazie Hirono

Mazie Hirono

2:55:13 to 2:55:23( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: equipment to schools of our nation. i know a lot of people hear us on the house floor and only know what they heard. if you hear excess and surplus, you might think that in fact what we're

Mazie Hirono

2:55:23 to 2:55:40( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: doing is simply overbuying and letting it sit in warehouses then giving it away. virtually all this equipment in thexecutive branch, as in the legislative branch, are equipment that we have

Mazie Hirono

2:55:40 to 2:55:55( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: used for two, three, four years. it is, in fact, past its prime for us, but very usable by many other institutions. so, mr. speaker, i'd like to support this bill, i'd like to also make

Mazie Hirono

2:55:55 to 2:56:12( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: sure people understand that we're not simply overbuying and the term excess or surplus doesn't by any means indicate that we're not using america's dollars wisely, but rather we're using america's

Mazie Hirono

2:56:12 to 2:56:28( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: dollars again by making them available to people who can use a slightly used computer who don't need the latest version of windows and might not need the latest version of the pentium software

Thomas E. Petri

2:56:28 to 2:56:45( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: but in fact this can help schools around america in poor neighborhoods and even not so boor neighborhoods have a better opportunity and use their hard-earned and hard-given dollars in other areas.

Thomas E. Petri

2:56:28 to 2:58:19( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Thomas E. Petri

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