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House Proceeding 06-25-09 on Jun 26th, 2009 :: 1:17:00 to 1:18:45
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Norman D. Dicks

1:16:57 to 1:17:17( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: same opportunity in the future. the critical lands of the hig is our job to do that today. and i -- thank you. the chair: does the gentleman reserve? mr. garrett: the gentleman reserves. for what purpose does the gentleman rise? dixdix though i plan to support the motion -- mr. dix: though i plan to support the motion, i --

Norman D. Dicks

1:17:00 to 1:18:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Norman D. Dicks

1:17:18 to 1:17:38( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: mr. dicks: though i plan to support the motion, i claim the time in opposition. i want to say that i have really appreciated the gentleman's leadership. the fact that he's come before our committee and taken the time to present witnesses and also i think this is a very good amendment. increases funding for a program

Norman D. Dicks

1:17:39 to 1:17:59( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: that funds conservation he'sments, that protect critical forest and watersheds in the northeast. this amendment increases the funding for this program by $2 million, bringing the total to $4 million. the highlands conservation program is an example of how a cooperative approach to land protection can provi resources, wildlife habitat,

Norman D. Dicks

1:18:00 to 1:18:20( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: watershed protection, recreational opportunities and other benefits to the environment and to the community. the goal of this program is to working sustainable landscape, both ecologically and economically for future generations. an yield to the gentleman from idaho if he'd like to say a

Norman D. Dicks

1:18:21 to 1:18:41( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: word. >> i thank the gentleman for yielding. this is an important program and i thank the gentleman for bringing this amendment. we support it and hope that it passes and that we can preserve these highlands. mr. garrett: thank you. mr. dicks: i yield back the balance of my time and ask for a yes vote on this amendment. the chair: the gentleman yields back. does the gentleman from new

Norman D. Dicks

1:18:42 to 1:18:45( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: jersey yield? mr. garrett: i thank you very much and i yield back.

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