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House Proceeding on Jun 4th, 2008 :: 3:24:53 to 3:28:30
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John Shimkus

3:23:39 to 3:24:53( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Shimkus

John Shimkus

3:24:38 to 3:24:53( Edit History Discussion )

John Shimkus: is lit rat and comfortable with science, math -- lith rate and comfortable with science, math and technology. i would like to ask unanimous consent to include in the record a copy of a

Daniel Lipinski

3:24:53 to 3:25:14( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: recent op-ed essay entitled "put a little science in your life," professor of physics at colombia and author of "the elegant universe." he discusses the importance of science in everyone's

Daniel Lipinski

3:24:53 to 3:28:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Daniel Lipinski

Daniel Lipinski

3:25:14 to 3:25:35( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: lives, not just scientists. there's no denying that america is losing ground and global competitiveness to countries that are making the necessary investments in education and research and

Daniel Lipinski

3:25:35 to 3:25:51( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: development. we owe our current economic strength, our current national security, our current quality of life to the investments of past generations. however, the federal government has failed

Daniel Lipinski

3:25:51 to 3:26:05( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: to fund adequately research, development and innovation. investment in these areas ensures that american people will continue to benefit from opportunities of the rapidly growing global economy

Daniel Lipinski

3:26:05 to 3:26:29( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: and its inherent foundations. in august of 2007, this body passed into law, as my colleague from texas pointed out, a comprehensive compmpitiveness package, the america competes act, which was

Daniel Lipinski

3:26:29 to 3:26:46( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: based on disturbing findings of the national acad meese' report, "rising above the gathering storm," that our nation is underinvesting in engineering and the physical sciences. unfortunately, the

Daniel Lipinski

3:26:46 to 3:27:05( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: fiscal year 2008 budget fell short of the required goal. without taking a bold different approach in this year's appropriations cycle, congress will be delivering a blow to our future economic

Daniel Lipinski

3:27:05 to 3:27:21( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: security and competitiveness. i thank the gentlelady for introducing this resolution. i hope we pay heed. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back

Daniel Lipinski

3:27:21 to 3:27:34( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: the balance of his time. the gentleman from texas. mr. hall: mr. speaker, i yield to the gentleman from illinois, mr. shimkus, five minutes. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from illinois

Daniel Lipinski

3:27:34 to 3:27:54( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: is recognized for five minutes. mr. shimkus: i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. shi mkus: thank you, mr. speaker.

Daniel Lipinski

3:27:54 to 3:28:15( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: and i apologize to my friend from new jersey because if if we're not talking about the number one issue in america on the floor of the house, then why are we -- why are were here for? science

Daniel Lipinski

3:28:15 to 3:28:30( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel Lipinski: and technology is critical to decrease our reliance imported crude oil. science and technology will bring us to a new era when we don't have to rely on the energy supplies of the past. so i

Ralph M. Hall

3:28:30 to 3:28:54( Edit History Discussion )

Ralph M. Hall: concur, and i support this resolution. and i'm glad people are debating it. but you know what the people in america are debating? you know it. everybody was home during the last 10 days. they're

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