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House Proceeding 06-25-09 on Jun 26th, 2009 :: 1:44:45 to 1:46:15
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Norman D. Dicks

1:44:41 to 1:45:01( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: everyone across this country understands that. let's hold the line and pass the amendment and take the f step tow responsible and exercise discipline in this congress and with that, yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from washington. .

Norman D. Dicks

1:44:45 to 1:46:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Norman D. Dicks

Norman D. Dicks

1:45:02 to 1:45:23( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: mr. dicks: we made cuts, $300 and i would also say that this part of the budget under the previous administration was reduced, interior depa 16%, the e.p.a. by 29%, the forest service by 35%. so this is a -- bring back these

Norman D. Dicks

1:45:24 to 1:45:45( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: important programs. we're denying people health care. in the end yeas and nays ar ordered -- indian health service. so this is -- mr. obey made a decision, president obama made a decision, it went through o.m.b. , many of the people on the other side of the aisle have no trust in the congress, but this budget came from the administration.

Norman D. Dicks

1:45:46 to 1:46:07( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: the administration looked at all these programs. and ever in this bill was vetted by the administration. so this has been carefully put together. i've spent 33 years on this committ and i'll tell you this, we know what we're doing, we support the park service, the fish and wild jen life service. these are great -- wildlife service. these are great institutions

Norman D. Dicks

1:46:08 to 1:46:15( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: that deserve our support and to have somebody come in here and accuse us of not doing our work is an insult to myself and to mr. simpson. because we have done our work.

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