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House Proceeding on Jun 4th, 2008 :: 1:26:24 to 1:28:45
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Rahm Emanuel

1:26:11 to 1:26:24( Edit History Discussion )

Rahm Emanuel: i yield three minutes to the gentlelady fromla new york, mrs. maloney. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from new york is recognized for three minutes. mrs. maloney: i thank my colleague

Carolyn B. Maloney

1:26:24 to 1:26:40( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: for yielding and for her leadership in this congress. i rise in strong support of my bill, h.r. 5599, a bill to designate the census bureau headquarters federal building for founding father,

Carolyn B. Maloney

1:26:24 to 1:28:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Carolyn B. Maloney

Carolyn B. Maloney

1:26:40 to 1:26:54( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: thomas jefferson. the census bureau has just been relocated to a modern state offart building -- state-of-the-art building in suitland, maryland. i want to thank chairman oberstar and congresswoman

Carolyn B. Maloney

1:26:54 to 1:27:08( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: holmes norton for their help in moving this forward. i introduced this legislation along with colleagues 245 have been strong supporters of an accurate census. norton, davis, turner, ruppersberger,

Carolyn B. Maloney

1:27:08 to 1:27:22( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: wynn, cohen, and canyon to honor jefferson's contributions to the modern census and the founding fathers' vision of a truly representative government in which every american counts. jefferson's role in

Carolyn B. Maloney

1:27:22 to 1:27:36( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: establishing a republic based on the principle of fair representation emphasizes the historical significance of the american census and the way our government views and governs itself today.

Carolyn B. Maloney

1:27:36 to 1:27:47( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: jefferson's significant contributions to the early american census include his alerting the nation to the importance of accuracy. in census taking and his regular ignition of the need -- recognition

Carolyn B. Maloney

1:27:47 to 1:28:02( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: of the need to fully represent newly aquired territories in the census. historically his census taking was a negative thing. it was used for raising taxes or the militia. thomas jefferson as

Carolyn B. Maloney

1:28:02 to 1:28:18( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: secretary of state oversaw the first census in history which was positive, which gave the people more than it took away by empowering those counted with a voice in their government. as we have heard

Carolyn B. Maloney

1:28:18 to 1:28:33( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: in recent weeks, the 2010 census has some very serious challenges. although much work remains to be done to ensure its successful implementation, naming this building for thomas jefferson underscores

Carolyn B. Maloney

1:28:33 to 1:28:45( Edit History Discussion )

Carolyn B. Maloney: this congress' commitment to getting it right and making sure that every citizen is counted.ze a fair and accurate census putting political power in the hands of the people is a uniquely

1:28:45 to 1:28:52( Edit History Discussion )

american invention. let us honor our founding fathers' legacy by celebrating thomas jefferson, the father of the modern census. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore:

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