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House Proceeding on May 21st, 2008 :: 0:09:46 to 0:11:07
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Dennis J. Kucinich

0:08:39 to 0:09:46( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Dennis J. Kucinich

Dennis J. Kucinich

0:09:35 to 0:09:46( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis J. Kucinich: balance of his time. the chair will receive a message. the messenger: mr. speaker, a message from the senate. the secretary: mr. speaker, i have been directed by the senate to inform the house that the

Greg Walden

0:09:46 to 0:09:53( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: senate has passed without amendment h.r. 2517, cited as the protect our children comes first act of 2007. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from oregon rise?

Greg Walden

0:09:46 to 0:11:07( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Greg Walden

Greg Walden

0:09:53 to 0:10:02( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: mr. walden: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. walden: mr. speaker, by y refusing to renew

Greg Walden

0:10:02 to 0:10:15( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: the county payments program, congress has broken its promise to rural timbered america. i told you in the past about harny county, a county that has 78% of its landmass the size of new

Greg Walden

0:10:15 to 0:10:25( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: jersey is all federally controlled. 70% of its road budget afacted by this law that's not been re-authorized. let me tell you today about hood river county where the congress failure to act to renew

Greg Walden

0:10:25 to 0:10:36( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: the county timbers payments program has forced this county to develop multiple county budgets because we don't know what's going to happen in my home county. one thing's for sure, though,

Greg Walden

0:10:36 to 0:10:46( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: the county annually uses up top $130,000 of federal forest payments to fund search and rescue operations on the mount hood national forest and mount hood itself. you see they are responsible

Greg Walden

0:10:46 to 0:10:59( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: for most of the search and rescue operations on that great mountain, and now those costs will be borne by the county because the federal government is shirking its responsibility. that could change,

Greg Walden

0:10:59 to 0:11:07( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: we could pass h.r. 3058 a. bill too re-authorizeho county timber payments. it's been ott the unionhe calendar for 127 days held hostage by this leadership, the democratic leadership refuses

Paul Hodes

0:11:07 to 0:11:17( Edit History Discussion )

Paul Hodes: to bring it up for a vote. make good on the federal promise. let us vote on h.r. 3058. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the

Paul Hodes

0:11:07 to 0:12:34( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Paul Hodes

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