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House Proceeding on Jun 3rd, 2009 :: 0:58:20 to 1:05:40
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Stephen F. Lynch

0:58:16 to 0:58:36( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: you will get hit hard. this is a terrible move for oun country but disproportionately negative impacts on the midwest. that's why we s proposal w that i yield back the balance of my time. gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: thank you, madam speaker. again i would like to bring the discussion back to the matter at

Stephen F. Lynch

0:58:20 to 1:05:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Stephen F. Lynch

Stephen F. Lynch

0:58:37 to 0:58:57( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: hand which is the dedication of this post office in ogdensburg, new york in memory of frederic remington. i think it's specially notable that people would takeway from the honor that's trying to be bestowed here

Stephen F. Lynch

0:58:58 to 0:59:18( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: colleague and a nominee for secretary of the army. mr. mchugh asked that we take a moment and designate this post office in memory of one of york's most renowned citizens. and someone who has provided great service to this countr

Stephen F. Lynch

0:59:19 to 0:59:40( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: through his artistic work in capturing an era of our country that is important to all of us. i know a loft people out there must be very confused what does -- lot of people be very french use of nucar power have to do with the post office being named on behalf of frederic remington? there is no connection.

Stephen F. Lynch

0:59:41 to 1:00:02( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: there is a digration going on here, a discourtesy, i think, to mr. mchugh, a discourtesy to the people of new yorky the republican party in taking this moment of recognition away from mr. remington and his memory. away from mr. mchugh and the object of his legislation. to spout on about issues that

Stephen F. Lynch

1:00:03 to 1:00:23( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: can be suted on about at different times and more appropriate times. we do not have to have either discussion of one issue at the cost of reding the restrict and courtesy due to members and particularly initiatives that they put forward that they deem important to their districts and the people they represent.

Stephen F. Lynch

1:00:24 to 1:00:45( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: i will not do that. i will not go on about cap and trade. i will wait for the debate on cap and tra. will i not go on about whether i think the french are doing the right thing with nuclear power and disposal of their waste. i'll wait on that. there will be appropriate times to discuss that. .

Stephen F. Lynch

1:00:46 to 1:01:06( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: what we are here about today in this bill is recognizing frederic remington for what he provided for in this country and his brief time on this earth. and in a way that is consistent with the wishes of the sponsor of this legislation, the republic york, mr. mchugh, who deserves our respect. and with that i urge all of my

Stephen F. Lynch

1:01:07 to 1:01:28( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: members to join with congressman mchugh, the nominee for the secretary of the army, a good choice, in my opinion, and support this measure unanimously. and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: t gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the question is will the house suspend the rules and pass h.r. 2090.

Stephen F. Lynch

1:01:29 to 1:01:49( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 having responded in the affirmative, the rules are suspended, the bill is passed, and without objection the motion to reconsider is laid on the table. for what purpose does the gentleman from massachusetts rise? mr. lynch: madam speaker, i move that the house suspend the

Stephen F. Lynch

1:01:50 to 1:02:10( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: rules and pass house resolution 2173. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: h.r. 2173, a bill to to designate the facility of the united states postal service located at 10 road in island falls, maine, as the carl b. smith post office. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from massachusetts, mr. lynch, and the gentleman

Stephen F. Lynch

1:02:11 to 1:02:31( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: from arizona, mr will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: thank you, madam speaker. madam speaker, i ask unanimous consent that myself -- that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. lynch: thank you, madam

Stephen F. Lynch

1:02:32 to 1:02:52( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: speaker. i now yield myself such me as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. lynch: madam speaker, i'm pleased to present house resolution 2173 for consideration. this legislation will designate the united states postal facility located at 1009 crystal falls in island falls,

Stephen F. Lynch

1:02:53 to 1:03:13( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: maine, as the charly b. smith post office. this bill introduced by mike michaud of maine on april 29, 2009, was reported out of the oversight committee by unanimous consent on may 6, 2009. and enjoys members of maine's house delegation.

Stephen F. Lynch

1:03:14 to 1:03:36( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: a lifelong resident of the town of island falls, maine, carl b. smil dedicated over half of his life to public service. the united states military and the united states postal service. born on march 30, 1922, carl b. smith graduated from sherman high in 1940, and two years later joined the united states

Stephen F. Lynch

1:03:37 to 1:03:58( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: army corps. re subsequent tenure in the united states army included service in europe during world war ii as well as service in japan and korea during the korean conflict. he would go on to become a lifelong member of the veterans of foreign war post 7129 out of island falls as well.

Stephen F. Lynch

1:03:59 to 1:04:20( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: following his discharge from the service, represeative smith attended barber school and proceeded to be a barber for 30 years. carrier for the united states postal service and, of course, was a proud member of the maine rural carrier union.

Stephen F. Lynch

1:04:21 to 1:04:41( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: wee embark on a distinguished career in local and state government. first he served as the town clerk of island falls for 13 years and later serv island falls board of select ate. he was elected to the maine state legislature as the representative serving house

Stephen F. Lynch

1:04:42 to 1:05:03( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: district 130 which includes island lls. his admirable career included inland fisheries, agriculture and state and local government. throughout his tenure in the maine state house, mr. smith was widely noted for his efforts on behalf of

Stephen F. Lynch

1:05:04 to 1:05:24( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: environmental causes as well as his devotion to social issues such as poverty, health and a aging. in 1987, mr. smith received statewide recognition when he was selected by house speaker john l. martin to serve on the maine commission of outdoor upon naming his name to the

Stephen F. Lynch

1:05:25 to 1:05:41( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: commission, speaker martin described smith as an extremely ha legislator who for agriculture. he passed away on october 4, 2000, at the age of 78. madam speaker, let us honor

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