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House Proceeding 06-26-09 on Jun 26th, 2009 :: 0:35:50 to 0:37:08
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0:35:33 to 0:35:54( Edit History Discussion )

stupak. i am happy that this bill does have a dedicated allowance for natural resource adaptation and significant protection in acquisition of lands. this is a good bill. i urge my colleagues to support it. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back his time. the gentleman from oklahoma is

K. Michael Conaway

0:35:50 to 0:37:08( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: K. Michael Conaway
Bill: H.R. 2454: American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009

Conaway characterizes the bill as a photo op for the President that will hurt American jobs.

0:35:55 to 0:36:15( Edit History Discussion )

recognized. mr. lucas: madam speaker, i wish to recognize the gentleman from texas, mr. conaway, one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas is recognized for one minute. mr. conaway: i wish to congratulate you on your long service. madam speaker, this bill passes today, this will be a bad day at black walk for america. this will raise energy costs.

0:36:16 to 0:36:37( Edit History Discussion )

our president has said it will skyrocket. claims of high coal usage and lower costs is nonsensical. it is muted by the fact that we delay implementation of many of these provisions for years and years in order for people to vote for this nonsense. it has no meaningful effect. we all want to breathe clean air. we all want to drink clean water.

0:36:38 to 0:36:58( Edit History Discussion )

god has put us as responsible stewards for these resources and we ought to use them responsibly. this bill does nothing for it. it does no good. the only mingful thing it might do -- meaningful thing it might do is provide a photo on for our president in copenhagen bragging what we have done as

0:36:59 to 0:37:19( Edit History Discussion )

the leaders in china and india laugh. voting for this bill will vote living standards for all americans for the foreseeable future. i ge my against this bill. it does nothing good. and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from california. mr. waxman: madam speaker, i yield one minute to my colleague from california, ms.

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