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House Proceeding 05-20-09 on May 20th, 2009 :: 1:22:35 to 1:24:00
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Nydia M. Velazquez

1:22:19 to 1:22:42( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: land on their feet after they've honorablely served our country. -- honorably served our nation. they deserve every chance at a fair shot of the american dream. for that reason the veteran busine centers provision has the support of both the american legion and the veterans of foreign wars.

Nydia M. Velazquez

1:22:35 to 1:24:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Nydia M. Velazquez

Nydia M. Velazquez

1:22:43 to 1:23:03( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: amendment and the bill, and i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from new york rise? ms. velazquez: mr. chairman, while not opposed to the amendment, i ask unanimous consent to claim the time in opposition. the chair: without objection, the gentlewoman from new york is recog ms. velazquez: mr. chairman,

Nydia M. Velazquez

1:23:04 to 1:23:27( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: let me start by saying that the gentleman from virginia has been enormously helpful in crafting this legislation. he offered the bill on which title 1 is based. that measure establishes a portfolio of entrepreneurial development services for our nation's veterans. offering will go even further. as we have already noted, members of our armed forces are

Nydia M. Velazquez

1:23:28 to 1:23:49( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: not -- they exhibit the resolve and leadership skills that it takes to launch a new enterprise. in many cases, they make excellent federal contractors as they are familiar with the procurement process or are in fields in high demand by the government. this a proactive approach by reaching

Nydia M. Velazquez

1:23:50 to 1:24:02( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: out to members of the military before they are discharged, easing their into civilian life. today, too many americans who have worn the uniform of our nation find themselves

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