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House Proceeding 06-25-09 on Jun 26th, 2009 :: 2:40:30 to 2:43:14
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Robert B. Aderholt

2:40:27 to 2:40:47( Edit History Discussion )

Robert B. Aderholt: we've got to stop it. i would like to hope we can begin that process now. and i will reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from alabama rise? mr. aderholt: i claim opposition to the amendment. the chair: the gentleman from alabama is recognized for five

Robert B. Aderholt

2:40:30 to 2:43:14( Edit History Discussion )
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Robert B. Aderholt

2:40:48 to 2:41:10( Edit History Discussion )

Robert B. Aderholt: minutes. mr. aderholt: i just want to thank the chair and ranking member for their work on this subcommittee bill. as a ranking member of one of the subcommittees on appropriations, i know that the work that goes into these bills and putting them together and i thank mr. dickand mr. simpson for their hard work on this appropriation bill. i would like ttalk a little

Robert B. Aderholt

2:41:11 to 2:41:32( Edit History Discussion )

Robert B. Aderholt: bit about this project. it is an amendment that has been brought up tonight by mr. campbell. it's an amendment that would eliminate funding for what i believe is a worthy and historic preservation project. the funding allows the city of fort payne located in the district i represent, a

Robert B. Aderholt

2:41:33 to 2:41:53( Edit History Discussion )

Robert B. Aderholt: relatively small town in rural alabama to proceed with this rehabilitation project of an important landmark, the fort payne coal and iron building. it should be noted, madam speaker that's correct this is included in the save america's treasures program.

Robert B. Aderholt

2:41:54 to 2:42:15( Edit History Discussion )

Robert B. Aderholt: frt payne was incorporated in 1889 as investors from new england saw coal as an opportunity. during that time period, this particular building, the fort payne coal and iron building was the first building that was constructed. it served as the administrative building and headquarters for the fort payne coal and iron

Robert B. Aderholt

2:42:16 to 2:42:37( Edit History Discussion )

Robert B. Aderholt: company and it was from this building that the city itself was planned. this year marks the 120th anniversary of the building as well as the town of fort payne. and this has been a project that has not been dependent on federal funds alone. and that's as mr. campbell

Robert B. Aderholt

2:42:38 to 2:42:59( Edit History Discussion )

Robert B. Aderholt: pointed out. the city of fort payne has spent $150,000 of its own money working on this project. the state of alabama has committed another $135,000 for this project. the coal and iron building will house a cultural center. the building is on the national register and it will be a

Robert B. Aderholt

2:43:00 to 2:43:15( Edit History Discussion )

Robert B. Aderholt: valuable asset to encourage tourism and heighten awareness of the cultural heritage of northern alabama and southern appalachia as it will provide educational opportunities which augustment certain other

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