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House Proceeding 06-23-08 on Jun 23rd, 2008 :: 0:22:04 to 0:26:15
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John Abney Culberson

0:16:26 to 0:22:04( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Abney Culberson

John Abney Culberson

0:21:36 to 0:22:04( Edit History Discussion )

John Abney Culberson: in arizo ana got 21 of them and she will not use them t o protect the border or this nation. mr. speaker, we've done grear,t work in laredo and dellrya and the un ited states in arizona in needs

Edolphus Towns

0:22:04 to 0:22:18( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: to get with the program and enforce the law, zero tolerance or find another job. the speaker pro tempore: ms. kaptur of ohio. mr. payne of new jersey. for what purpose does the gentleman from

Edolphus Towns

0:22:04 to 0:26:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Edolphus Towns

Edolphus Towns

0:22:18 to 0:22:34( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: new york rise? is >> address the house for one se hour and revis e and to ex etend. the speaker pro tempore: under the speaker's announced policy of january 18, 2007, the gentleman from new

Edolphus Towns

0:22:34 to 0:22:49( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: york, mr. m towns, is recognized for 60 minutes as the designee of the majority leader. the gent leman is recognized. og mr. towns: thank you very much, mr. spea ker. i want to talk about the energy

Edolphus Towns

0:22:49 to 0:23:03( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: situation tonight. when i go back to my i district, the number one subject today is ub that people are talking aboutut the cost of fuel. and of course, the other one is affordable housing.

Edolphus Towns

0:23:03 to 0:23:19( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: but when you look enat it, they all are connected. of cours e, when you talk to the taxi drivers, they're saying we cannot make a living because of the fact that gasoline is just so high. the

Edolphus Towns

0:23:19 to 0:23:40( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: bus de rivers, the same thing. hardworking people are finding it almost impossible to make it today be cause of the price of p fuel. and of course, this is somethingis that is happening all

Edolphus Towns

0:23:40 to 0:23:54( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: of a sudden. su in 2005, gasoline was $220 per gallon. and -- 2.20 per gallon in december, 2005. mb and today, the price of gallon is $4.10 per gallon. that's june 19,th 2008, according

Edolphus Towns

0:23:54 to 0:24:06( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: to the energy information administration, the agency that collects official energy statistics for the united statesni government. in other words, gas is just creating a tremendous problem in this

Edolphus Towns

0:24:06 to 0:24:21( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: nation. now, i know there are people whoop say, here's the solution. but let me say to yout , there is, no silver bu llet here. there is no single solution to this problem. but i think the worst

Edolphus Towns

0:24:21 to 0:24:37( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: thing in the world to do is to continue to ignore the problem.ob you have people who will say ethanol is the solution. ol and others will saany the fact that ethanol mightth not be the solution,

Edolphus Towns

0:24:37 to 0:24:54( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: but we need to makeak certain that we create cars th cat will go further. all these things are thgood, but when you're de aling with a problem like this, whenever you make a decision or mkeake

Edolphus Towns

0:24:54 to 0:25:06( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: an adjustme nt, there is always a something else that is going to happen. hybrid cars. people are coming in now saying, look, we're having problems. we travelve. we can't hear. we are getting

Edolphus Towns

0:25:06 to 0:25:20( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: knoticked down in the parking lots. senior citizens are getting knocked down. we need to look at all of these e things to bring about safety, but at the same time, we have to be able to make

Edolphus Towns

0:25:20 to 0:25:34( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: certain that the fuel prices come dowso people don't have to make a deci tsion ason to whether they buy gas or whether they buy food. i mean that's where we are. people have been volunteering

Edolphus Towns

0:25:34 to 0:25:47( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: and providin g care for seniors, en driving them to the shopping mall and drivnding them toem various places are now saying, i can't do it anymore because of the price of gasoline. that,

Edolphus Towns

0:25:47 to 0:26:02( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: to me, is a shame and a disgrace and one of the wealthiest countries in the world that we aren't paying moree attention to our seniors and of course, as a result, things are ar getting worse. i would

Edolphus Towns

0:26:02 to 0:26:15( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: like to yield some time to the gentlewoman from texas, who has been vero y involved in these issues over the years. and of course, it's my pleasure to yield to her because shehe understands how

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:26:15 to 0:26:28( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: important this issue is, the gentlewoman from texas, sheila jackson lee. ms. ckson lee: i want to thank my distinguished friend, congressman towns, and i think it's important to note his

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:26:15 to 0:34:33( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sheila Jackson-Lee

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