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House Proceeding 05-20-08 on May 20th, 2008 :: 2:39:15 to 2:41:58
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Timothy Walz

2:36:02 to 2:39:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Timothy Walz

Timothy Walz

2:39:00 to 2:39:15( Edit History Discussion )

Timothy Walz: tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from florida. mr. miller: thank you very much. at this time i yield such time as he might consume to mr. bozeman fr om arkansas who has been

John Boozman

2:39:15 to 2:39:27( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: a strong supporter of v.a. issues his entire time here in the house. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. bozeman: thank you, mr. miller and thank you mr. walz. he speaks

John Boozman

2:39:15 to 2:41:58( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Boozman

John Boozman

2:39:27 to 2:39:40( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: with such authority when i'm around him, i'm always concerned he's going to ask me to do 10 pushups or something. i rise in support of h.r. 3681, the veterans benefits awareness act this

John Boozman

2:39:40 to 2:39:54( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: simple, straightforward legislation authorizes the v.a. to purchase advertising for the purpose of promoting awareness of veterans' benefits. when was the last time you saw a super bowl or other

John Boozman

2:39:54 to 2:40:09( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: prime time recruiting advertisement for one of the military services? now, when was the last time that you saw a super bowl or other primetime ad for veterans health care and benefits sponsored

John Boozman

2:40:09 to 2:40:24( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: by the department of veterans affairs in probably never, and it's one reason that many veterans and their dependents are not aware of the benefits due to them. in spite of the additional

John Boozman

2:40:24 to 2:40:36( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: funding, v.a. still relies on the public service announcements, pamphlets, meetings with small groups of veterans and the one-on-one outreach to deliver its mess took veterans. unfortunately, p.s.a.'s

John Boozman

2:40:36 to 2:40:50( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: are most often broadcast at times when few people are watching and small groups and individual meetings are difficult to arrange and not very efficient. our veterans continue to tell us that

John Boozman

2:40:50 to 2:41:10( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: they were not aware of the v.a. programs that would improve their lives that is why i introduced h.r. 3681, the veterans' benefit awareness act of 2007 which authorizes the v.a. to purchase

John Boozman

2:41:10 to 2:41:25( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: advertising in national media outlets for the purpose of promoting awareness of veterans benefit. h.r. 3681 will provide them with with funding to buy media time to make sure veterans ray aware

John Boozman

2:41:25 to 2:41:38( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: of benefits such as loan guarantees and survivors' programs. i want to thank chairwoman herseth sandlin for moving this bill, for her cooperation in working with the subcommittee, chairman

John Boozman

2:41:38 to 2:41:58( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: filner and ranking member buyer for their support and also to our staffs that work so hard to prepare these bills. i urge my colleagues to support h.r. 3681 and yield back. the speaker pro

Bob Filner

2:41:58 to 2:42:09( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Filner: tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from california. mr. filner: we have no further speakers. i urge. mr. miller: i urge support of this bill and yielback. the speaker pro tempore:

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