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House Proceeding 07-15-09 on Jul 15th, 2009 :: 0:59:15 to 1:01:00
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Doris O. Matsui

0:59:12 to 0:59:32( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: there is no question that the rule the majority brings forth today will help to cement the dangerous precedent that it set last month. it will further damage bipartisanship and comity in this body. i urge my colleagues to vote no on the previous question so we can uphold our tradition of allowing free and open debate on

Doris O. Matsui

0:59:15 to 1:01:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Doris O. Matsui

Doris O. Matsui

0:59:33 to 0:59:53( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: appropriations bills. if we do not do so, i think the majority will regret their decision to close down the deliberative process of the house on appropriations bills. so, mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to insert the text of the amendment and extraneous materials immediately p the vote on the previous question. the speaker pro tempore:ithout objection.

Doris O. Matsui

0:59:54 to 1:00:15( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: mr. diaz-balart: and at this point yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back his time. the gentlewoman from california. ms. matsui: mr. speaker, i yield myself the remainder of mipe time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman is recognized. ms. matsui: the rule before us today is a fair rule that allows us to highlight a significant appropriations bill. after seven hearings, the appropriations subcommittee on

Doris O. Matsui

1:00:16 to 1:00:36( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: energy and water crafted an important bill that brings our spending priorities in line with america's vision for a brighter tomorrow. the bill before us invests in new technologies, scientific research and conservation efforts. it increases funding for e army corps of engineers and the bureau of reclamation, allowing them to continue their mission to improve our water infrastructure. the bill continues to invest in

Doris O. Matsui

1:00:37 to 1:00:58( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: the developmenof a new smart grid to ensure electricity delivery and energy reliability. and it makes a commitment to renewable energy and scientific research. the bill also continues ongoing nuclear nonproliferation efforts and rejects funding for the development of a new nuclear weapon.

Doris O. Matsui

1:00:59 to 1:01:00( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: mr. speaker, i urge a yes vote

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