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House Proceeding 06-10-08 on Jun 10th, 2008 :: 0:25:40 to 0:27:52
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for ice on mars. yet, we cannot drill for oil in america. we have billions of gallons of crude oil in america that we cannot even tap to because of failed policy by the majority. we can't drill

Hank Johnson

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Hank Johnson: for oil. just yesterday, i filled up my car and paid $3.99.9 a gallon. it's crazy we can't drill for oil. we have to have responsible energy policy that gives us more supply. it's not about wind or

Hank Johnson

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Speech By: Hank Johnson

Hank Johnson

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Hank Johnson: electricity or taxing oil. the democrats want to put a 50 cents a gallon tax on every gallon of diesel and gasoline in america. that's not energy policy. we have to drill for oil now. we have

Hank Johnson

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Hank Johnson: to streamline the process for refineries. we have to supply more gas to people. it's a national security policy. it's an economic policy that we cannot continue that the e majority's given us

Hank Johnson

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Hank Johnson: today. we need a responsible energy policy. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from georgia rise? mr. johnson: to address the house

Hank Johnson

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Hank Johnson: for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. johnson: madam speaker, as the price of gas continues to hit record highs almost every

Hank Johnson

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Hank Johnson: day, house democrats continue to work on passing legislation that creates a cleaner and smarter energy policy that will provide consumers some real relief. this year, the house has passed nine

Hank Johnson

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Hank Johnson: bills, many of which the president has vetoed that should help lower prices at the pump. last month, we passed a final farm bill that makes a historic investment in expanding biofuel production,

Hank Johnson

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Hank Johnson: largely from nonfood crops, such as corn stocks, wood chips and switch grass. the bill also provides support to farmers growing energy crops and entrepreneurs building refineries to convert

Hank Johnson

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Hank Johnson: biomass into fuel. without biofuels, gasoline prices would be about 50 cents higher per gallon than they are right now. the farm bill should be going to the president's desk any day now,

Hank Johnson

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Hank Johnson: but he plans to veto it. so biofuels are critical to ourit energy's future. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. mr. johnson: thank you, madam chair. the speaker pro tempore: for

Joseph R. Pitts

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Joseph R. Pitts: what purpose does the gentleman from pennsylvania rise? mr. pitts: i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without

Joseph R. Pitts

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Speech By: Joseph R. Pitts

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