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House Proceeding 06-16-09 on Jun 16th, 2009 :: 1:07:00 to 1:10:45
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Betty Sue Sutton

1:06:57 to 1:07:17( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: this critical stage cannot, absolutely must not be a to stand. i thank you, mr. speaker. i yield. the speaker pro tempore: the gen balance of his time. the gentleman from new york. mr. arcuri: thank you, mr. i yield four minutes to the distinguished gentlewoman from ohio, former colleague from the rules committee, ms. sutton. the speaker pro tempore: the

Betty Sue Sutton

1:07:00 to 1:10:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Betty Sue Sutton

1:07:18 to 1:07:38( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: gentlewoman from ohio is recogned for four minutes. ms. sutton: thank you, mr. speaker much and i thank the gentleman, my good friend from new york, for the time and for his leadership. i also want to thank chairman obey for all of the hard work he has put into developing this bill that will fund some of our nation's most critical needs, including funding for prisons and law enforcement initiatives related to the southwest border, along with promoting

Betty Sue Sutton

1:07:39 to 1:07:59( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: important scientific research and development. this bill provides $30.6 billion for investments in science, technology and innovation, including $6.9 billion for the national science foundation. whose grants in the past have allowed researchers in our

Betty Sue Sutton

1:08:00 to 1:08:20( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: discover fundamental particles of matter to develop carbon 14 dating of ancient of artifacts and to decode genetics of virus, to name just a few. it provides $1 billion to the science, technology education and math for our students --

Betty Sue Sutton

1:08:21 to 1:08:43( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: from graduate students all the way down to kindergarten. so we are going to educate our students for the future to continue to be leaders in innovation in this global world. it also invests $781 million in the national institute of standards and technology, which is very important for the area that i represent.

Betty Sue Sutton

1:08:44 to 1:09:05( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: it providesor scientific and technical research services. along with $125 billion million for the manufacturing extension partnerships, we will be investing $125 million to help small and mid-sized manufacturers compete globally by providing them with technical advice and access to

Betty Sue Sutton

1:09:06 to 1:09:26( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: technology as well as leveraging private funds to save and create jobs. and this progr has been vital to the 13th district of ohio resulting in jobs that can be directly linked to it. we're also investing $70 million to fund high-risk, high-reward research into areas of critical national need done by colleges and universities

Betty Sue Sutton

1:09:27 to 1:09:47( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: and labs. th is through the technology innovation program. this bill in addition provides much-needed funding for the bureau of prisons to protect american citizens. according to the bureau of justice statistics, in a 15-state study over 2/3 of the released prisoners were

Betty Sue Sutton

1:09:48 to 1:10:09( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: rearrested within three years. with this in mind the bureau of prisons is provided with $6.2 billion in correction staffing, education and drug treatment as well as an investment for second-chance act offender re-entry programs. the bill also provides much-needed $298 million for

Betty Sue Sutton

1:10:10 to 1:10:31( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: the cops hiring program that when combined with the $1 billion provided for in the program in the recovery act will put 7,000 new police officers on the streets of american communities, improving the safety for our constituents. and the ongoing drug violence on our southwest border is also addressed in this bill by

Betty Sue Sutton

1:10:32 to 1:10:45( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: providing funds for the d.e.a. to combat the flow of illegal drugs across the border for the a.t.f. to reduce violent crimes and enforce firearms and explosive laws and for the department-wide southwest border initiative to secure our

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