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House Proceeding 07-09-09 on Jul 9th, 2009 :: 0:42:55 to 0:45:35
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Donald M. Payne

0:42:51 to 0:43:11( Edit History Discussion )

Donald M. Payne: for our friends in israel who are in tough straits right now. so it's reluctantly think a vote for the bill but i will vote for e bill and oppose the rule i yield back -- rule. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from california. mr. cardoza: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield two minutes to the gentleman from new jersey, my

Donald M. Payne

0:42:55 to 0:45:35( Edit History Discussion )
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Donald M. Payne

0:43:12 to 0:43:32( Edit History Discussion )

Donald M. Payne: go the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from new jersey is recognized for two minutes. without objection. mr. payne: i woullike to extend my thanks to my colleague, chairwoman lowey, and congressman blumenauer, for their tireless work ov the years to make safe drinking water and basic sanitation more accessible to the world's poor.

Donald M. Payne

0:43:33 to 0:43:53( Edit History Discussion )

Donald M. Payne: in recent years we have strengthened the united states commitment to this cause not only by increasing the amount of monies but by -- for safe water and drinking water and sanitation, but also making sure that these monies are appropriately spent and in the proper countries.

Donald M. Payne

0:43:54 to 0:44:14( Edit History Discussion )

Donald M. Payne: in line with the senator paul simon water for the poor act of 2005, the continual increase in funding has allowed usaid to hire new technical staff with drinking water and sanitation expertise, to leverage increased government involvement, to increase matching funds available to n.g.o.'s and to

Donald M. Payne

0:44:15 to 0:44:35( Edit History Discussion )

Donald M. Payne: conduct the range of tested and pilot approaches to increase water and sanitation coverage in individual host countries. it is essential that we continue on this upward trajectory and i applaud congresswoman lowey for making an additional $25 million available for this effort. water and sanitation have

Donald M. Payne

0:44:36 to 0:45:00( Edit History Discussion )

Donald M. Payne: increasingly played a major role in how individuals int one another and how governments today approximately one billion people lack access to drinking water and 2.6 billion live in environments where they do not have access to proper toilet facilities and human waste cannot b properly disposed,

Donald M. Payne

0:45:01 to 0:45:21( Edit History Discussion )

Donald M. Payne: chronic water insecurities hinder economic and social development in places like zimbabwe, mexico and gaza. the lack of access to safe drinking water has had dert mental ramifications for the -- detrimental ram physicians for the people who live there. home -- ramifications for the people who live there. people die each year for easily

Donald M. Payne

0:45:22 to 0:45:35( Edit History Discussion )

Donald M. Payne: preventable diseases. i certainly commend congresswoman lowey and i would like to say that that is why congressman blumenauer and i

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