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House Proceeding on Jun 5th, 2008 :: 0:01:49 to 0:03:46
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Sam Farr

0:01:34 to 0:01:49( Edit History Discussion )

Sam Farr: addressing some of those problems that other speakers have talked about today. america's waters are managed by 140 different laws thadit's spread across 20 different agencies. and i've introduced

Jean Schmidt

0:01:49 to 0:02:03( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: a bill, ocean's 21, with strong bipartisan support and it's moving through congress. i ask my colleagues to join our constituents to help congress address this policy. a "new york times" editorial

Jean Schmidt

0:01:49 to 0:03:46( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jean Schmidt

Jean Schmidt

0:02:03 to 0:02:14( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: last week said they must give ocean issues greater policy. america's waters are managed by too many laws and too many different government agencies and recommend the adoption of our bill. so join us in

Jean Schmidt

0:02:14 to 0:02:28( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: thinking about the oceans. it's only -- if they're not well, neither will be the planet. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from ohio

Jean Schmidt

0:02:28 to 0:02:43( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: rise? >> to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. >> thank you, mr. speaker. i rise today to ask congress to do something about the ever-increasing

Jean Schmidt

0:02:43 to 0:03:00( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: cost of gasoline. mr. speaker, my constituents are struggling every day with this ever-growing burden. just sunday, as my husband was filling up for gas, a young couple begged him for money so

Jean Schmidt

0:03:00 to 0:03:19( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: that they could get home. this very day, there is indeed the drilling activity off of our country's coast. not by our u.s. companies that would be illegal. instead, the chinese are drilling

Jean Schmidt

0:03:19 to 0:03:32( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: off the coast of florida with their new energy partner cuba. this congress has failed to act time and time again. our oil resources along our coastlines and in alaska remain untapped in the name

Jean Schmidt

0:03:32 to 0:03:46( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: of environmentalism. mr. speaker, my constituents are more than willing to do their part for the environment, but without their ability to earn a paycheck, there is little they can do except

0:03:46 to 0:04:01( Edit History Discussion )

to suffer like that young couple was on sunday. we have all suffered enough. please, mr. speaker, let us act. let us act wisely. let us act prudently. let us drill and let us drill now. the speaker

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