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House Proceeding on Jun 25th, 2008 :: 0:25:15 to 0:28:15
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not for closing but i yield him two minutes of the 4 1/4 i have. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from alaska yields two minutes to the gentleman from west virginia. so the gentleman

Don Young

0:25:15 to 0:25:27( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: from west virginia now has 2 3/4 minutes remaining. mr. rahall: mr. speaker, i plan on closing with that time so i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: if there's no objected,

Don Young

0:25:15 to 0:28:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Don Young

Don Young

0:25:27 to 0:25:41( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: the time has been yielded and saved giving him 2 3/4 minutes to close. without objection, so ordered. the gentleman from alaska. mr. young: with my remaining time, i hope everybody recognizes

Don Young

0:25:41 to 0:25:53( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: again, that what this is about is competition. that's all it is. in the meantime, there's two native tribes, american indians, that have a right to in fact -- to have these lands that they've

Don Young

0:25:53 to 0:26:08( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: negotiated with the governor, the state legislature, the communities and reached a deal. and, yes, this is the last body that has the ability and the responsibility of settling disputes on lands

Don Young

0:26:08 to 0:26:25( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: owned by -- not owned by american natives. not the courts. no one else. and that's why we're here today. and it does disturb me when i see other tribes that actually have the backing of

Don Young

0:26:25 to 0:26:38( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: other institutions outside the state of detroit, state of michigan, city of detroit, that oppose their breatheren from achieving the same goals that they did. we have those that are non-native

Don Young

0:26:38 to 0:26:52( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: that they have their title in question that will never, in fact, else we act, have that title cleared up. and that's our responsibility in this body. there is justice. there should be justice for american

Don Young

0:26:52 to 0:27:11( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: indians. and our committee, by the way, i believe i'm the last one on that committee that voted for the original gaming legislation for american natives. chairman udall and i passed that legislation.

Don Young

0:27:11 to 0:27:27( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: i believe mr. dingell probably voted for it. maybe mr. conyers voted for it at that because we thought there was an opportunity there to improve the economics of the native americans. i don't

Don Young

0:27:27 to 0:27:43( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: gamble. that's not my thing. but i also will tell you i don't disrespect those that do gamble. and the lady from michigan, mrs. miller said, i could hit a golf ball. i want that canadian

Don Young

0:27:43 to 0:27:57( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: money to come down here. and the fairness of this bill, we should vote yes. in the fairness of the american indians, we should vote yes. this legislation should become a reality. the state of michigan's

Don Young

0:27:57 to 0:28:07( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: senators support it, the governor supports it, the community supports it, the peace officers support it. and only those that oppose that have no interest oppose it. i yield back the balance

Don Young

0:28:07 to 0:28:15( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from michigan. mr. conyers: i reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from iowa. mr. king: mr.

Steve King

0:28:15 to 0:28:24( Edit History Discussion )

Steve King: speaker, i yield myself the balance of the time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. king: thank you, mr. speaker. this is an interesting debate. and some things come

Steve King

0:28:15 to 0:29:59( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Steve King

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