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House Proceeding 05-20-08 on May 20th, 2008 :: 0:08:22 to 0:09:39
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Frank Jr.Pallone

0:07:04 to 0:08:22( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Frank Jr.Pallone

Frank Jr.Pallone

0:08:12 to 0:08:22( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: for what purpose does the gentleman from oregon rise? >> mr. speaker, i ask unanimous an consent to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is

Greg Walden

0:08:22 to 0:08:34( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: recognized. mr. walden: mr. speaker, by refusing to renew the county repayment program, congress has broken its promise to rural areas. counties in washington is affected. it's laid off nine

Greg Walden

0:08:22 to 0:09:39( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Greg Walden

Greg Walden

0:08:34 to 0:08:47( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: people from the road department. it's a third of its entire road department. the county has more than 700 miles of road and not a single road construction project is now underway. county

Greg Walden

0:08:47 to 0:08:58( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: commissioner sherry holliday says counties can't do any strategic planning when the budget is up in the air. well, there is a solution, h.r. 4058, it's a four-year re-authorization of county timber

Greg Walden

0:08:58 to 0:09:08( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: payments . it's been ready for a vote since january 15. the administration put forward a variety of offsets to pay for it, and yet the democratic leadership of this house has refused

Greg Walden

0:09:08 to 0:09:19( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: to bring it up for a vote. that's 126 days that h.r. 3058 has been held hostage by the leadership of this house. it's time to restore the federal government's century old commitment to

Greg Walden

0:09:19 to 0:09:30( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: rural timber communities whether federal land makes up so much of their county. i call on the leadership once again, free h.r. 3058, bring it up for a vote, keep the roads and schools open

Greg Walden

0:09:30 to 0:09:39( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: in rural america. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from new york rise? >> i ask unanimous consent toan address the

John R. Randy Jr.Kuhl

0:09:39 to 0:09:48( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Randy Jr.Kuhl: house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized. mr. kuhl: thank you, mr. speaker. when i look out from the steps

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