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House Proceeding 06-10-08 on Jun 10th, 2008 :: 1:34:20 to 1:36:16
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Pete Sessions

1:31:57 to 1:34:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Pete Sessions

Pete Sessions

1:34:07 to 1:34:20( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: price of fuel. by defeating the previous question, we can do that. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentlewoman from california

Doris O. Matsui

1:34:20 to 1:34:31( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: is recognized. ms. matsui: madam speaker, i thank the gentleman from texas. i yield myself such time as i may coume. the rule before us today is a fair rule that allows us to highlight transportation

Doris O. Matsui

1:34:20 to 1:36:16( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Doris O. Matsui

Doris O. Matsui

1:34:31 to 1:34:45( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: challenges and a vision for a better tomorrow. it is congress' responsibility to provide our constituents with alternative modes of transportation, especially as we see increased congestion and

Doris O. Matsui

1:34:45 to 1:34:57( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: ever rising gas prices. the democratic majority is fighting to reduce our dependence on foreign oil and bringing down gas prices and launch a cleaner, smarter energy future for america that

Doris O. Matsui

1:34:57 to 1:35:10( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: lowers costs and creates hundreds and thousands of green jobs. this is a mearked change from the seven years--marked change of seven years of the current administration's energy policies

Doris O. Matsui

1:35:10 to 1:35:24( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: of simply drilling for more fossil fuels and providing even greater taxpayer subsidies to the big oil companies already earning record profits. the underlying bill, h.r. 6003, the passenger rail investment

Doris O. Matsui

1:35:24 to 1:35:37( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: and improvement act of 2008, takes huge steps to modernize amtrak and give it the tools it needs to operate effectively and efficiently. by giving this nation viable passenger rail, we will be able

Doris O. Matsui

1:35:37 to 1:35:48( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: to decrease our dependence on foreign oil and give commuters options to get to work and school. in fact, amtrak takes eight million cars off the road. we have a commitment to maintain and

Doris O. Matsui

1:35:48 to 1:36:01( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: improve the backbone of our nation's transportation infrastructure system. this bill does just that and i urge its adoption. madam speaker, i urge a yes vote on the previous question and on the

Doris O. Matsui

1:36:01 to 1:36:16( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: rule. i yield back the balance of my time, and i move the previous question on the resolution. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman yields back her time. the previous question -- the question

1:36:16 to 1:36:29( Edit History Discussion )

is on ordering the previous question. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. the ayes have it. mr. sessions: madam speaker, i ask for the yeas and nays. the speaker pro tempore: the yeas

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