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House Proceeding on Jun 25th, 2009 :: 3:49:20 to 3:50:35
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Gus Bilirakis

3:49:16 to 3:49:36( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: we have more than half of the house of representatives as co-sponsors. it's time to get this done finally, and i yield back my time. the chair: the gentlewoman's time has expired. the gentleman from california. mr. mckeon: mr. chairman, i yield now to the gentleman from florida, mr. bilirakis, two minutes. the chair: the gentleman from florida is recognized forwo

Gus Bilirakis

3:49:20 to 3:50:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Gus Bilirakis

Gus Bilirakis

3:49:37 to 3:49:57( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: minutes. mr. bilirakis: thank you, mr. speaker. thanks for yielding, mr. ranking member, and thank you, mr. chair, for including this in the en bloc amendment. i rise today in support of a provision included in this en bloc amendment which my colleague from florida, she just said, kathy castor and i have offered to provide postal benefits to our combat

Gus Bilirakis

3:49:58 to 3:50:20( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: soldiers. this amendment recognizes the sacrifices made by service members and their loved ones back home. tough economic times have made it increasingly difficult for those that send care packages to troops to pay the resulting shipping costs. this amendment will help address that problem. the legislation on which our

Gus Bilirakis

3:50:21 to 3:50:36( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: amendment is based on has strong bipartisan support garningering 237 co-sponsors. in addition it has -- garnering 23co-sponsors. in addition, it has support from constituents and people all across the cntry.

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