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House Proceeding 05-21-09 on May 21st, 2009 :: 0:58:10 to 0:59:25
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Jim Matheson

0:58:06 to 0:58:27( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Matheson: they're entitled to have a contract where their representative eyeball to eyeball, talk to folks in the administration and get this done. i thank the chairman and i yield back my time. the chair: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from minnesota. mr. oberstar: i yield -- here he is. i yield a minute and a half to the distinguished gentleman

Jim Matheson

0:58:10 to 0:59:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jim Matheson

Jim Matheson

0:58:28 to 0:58:48( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Matheson: from utah, mr. matheson. the chair: the gentleman utah is recognized for a minute and a half. mr. matheson: i thank the chairman and i thank the chairman, mr. oberstar. i want to talk about the importance of the st. george airport to my constituents in utah. as you know on october 17,

Jim Matheson

0:58:49 to 0:59:11( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Matheson: 2008, the city of st. george, utah, and the federal aviation administration broke ground on construction of a new replacement airport that would provide air service to the over 3,000 residents of southern utah. this someone of the few airports being built in the country. this will cost $168 million and it is scheduled to begin january 1, 201 it is being fued by large grants from the f.a.a. in the

Jim Matheson

0:59:12 to 0:59:25( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Matheson: amount of $119 million. unfortunately, st. georgetill needs funding for navigation aids, including a landing system. this is critical to the safety of operations at the airport. i appreciate the committee's recognition of secretary

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