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House Proceeding 06-25-09 on Jun 26th, 2009 :: 1:01:40 to 1:03:25
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Norman D. Dicks

1:01:36 to 1:01:56( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: as we started the markup, you know that my major concern is the overall spending level in this bill. mr. dicks: would the gentleman yield? mr. simpson: i have no problems with the way that you are approaching this and i thank you for your bipartisanship in working with us. mr. dicks: i commend the gentleman for his work, his staff's work.

Norman D. Dicks

1:01:40 to 1:03:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Norman D. Dicks

1:01:57 to 1:02:17( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: everyone's worked together. i want to say again. your attendance on your side of the aisle. we have four cardinals on our subcommittee, so they have subcommittees they are running. it's difficult for everyone to be there. but your side has been there and it has been terrific and the questions have been great and it has been a real pleasure. and i thank mr. obey, the

Norman D. Dicks

1:02:18 to 1:02:38( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: chairman of the full committee, for this allocation. i mean, we can only go as far as our allocation. and i think mr. obey realized that we had been hurt over the last eight years -- not to end this on a sour note -- and that -- it was a catchup budget.

Norman D. Dicks

1:02:39 to 1:03:01( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: we're getting back to partial way there. but these are such important programs. our national parks, our national forests, our fish and wildlife service and the programs for the tribes. and i have really appreciated mr. cole and mr. obey who have been so sensitive and concerned about these tribal issues.

Norman D. Dicks

1:03:02 to 1:03:23( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: and we have made substantial increases. but even with that, with the work that still remains to be done, there is still more that needs to be done in order to take care of the issues in our indian country. and the hearings this year, where we got into law enforcement and the need for more law enforcement, the need for recognition, the laws are covering tribal areas today are

Norman D. Dicks

1:03:24 to 1:03:25( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: not sufficient.

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