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House Proceeding on Jul 17th, 2008 :: 2:19:26 to 2:21:36
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Jack Kingston

2:14:00 to 2:19:26( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jack Kingston

Jack Kingston

2:19:16 to 2:19:26( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Kingston: not in america. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from vermont. mr. welch: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield two minutes to the

Gabrielle Giffords

2:19:26 to 2:19:35( Edit History Discussion )

Gabrielle Giffords: gentlewoman from arizona, a leader in solar energy, alternative energy, congresswoman giffords. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from arizona is recognized for two minutes. ms. giffords:

Gabrielle Giffords

2:19:26 to 2:21:36( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Gabrielle Giffords

Gabrielle Giffords

2:19:35 to 2:19:46( Edit History Discussion )

Gabrielle Giffords: thank you, mr. speaker, and i thank the gentleman from vermont. the high costs of fuel are being felt throughout my southern arizona district and people are really hurting out there right now. to

Gabrielle Giffords

2:19:46 to 2:20:01( Edit History Discussion )

Gabrielle Giffords: bring down the cost of oil, this is pretty common sense, we're going to have to force those big oil and gas companies to increase their production. that means drilling on the 68 million acres

Gabrielle Giffords

2:20:01 to 2:20:12( Edit History Discussion )

Gabrielle Giffords: of federal land that is already under control from these big oil companies. today we're going to vote on h.r. 6515, the drill responsibly in leased lands or drill act. this bill is going to

Gabrielle Giffords

2:20:12 to 2:20:23( Edit History Discussion )

Gabrielle Giffords: require both oil and gas companies to start using their federal leases both on shore and offshore and if they n't use it, they should lose it -- onshore and offshore and if they don't use

Gabrielle Giffords

2:20:23 to 2:20:36( Edit History Discussion )

Gabrielle Giffords: it they should lose it. it will accelerate the leasing process in alaska and that's an additional 20 million acres. we have to be realistic and i don't think that the american people are being

Gabrielle Giffords

2:20:36 to 2:20:48( Edit History Discussion )

Gabrielle Giffords: fooled. it's going to take five to seven years before we benefit from increased drilling. that's why we're also calling on the president to immediately release a small amount of oil from the

Gabrielle Giffords

2:20:48 to 2:21:05( Edit History Discussion )

Gabrielle Giffords: strategic petroleum reserve. the hardworking taxpayers of my district have paid for that reserve supply to be used in a time of crisis. and when i talk to my constituents across the over

Gabrielle Giffords

2:21:05 to 2:21:17( Edit History Discussion )

Gabrielle Giffords: 9,000 square miles of my district, we know, because they agree, that $45 isn't a crisis. so i urge the president to take action on the s.p.r. and i ask my colleagues to join with me in passing

Gabrielle Giffords

2:21:17 to 2:21:26( Edit History Discussion )

Gabrielle Giffords: h.r. 6515. we have to address this energy challenge, stabilize our economy immediately, but then look to the future in terms of a renewable energy and an arizona sow -- and in arizona, solar

Gabrielle Giffords

2:21:26 to 2:21:36( Edit History Discussion )

Gabrielle Giffords: energy is the key to that. thank you, mr. chairman, i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady yields back the balance of her time. the gentleman from texas.

Steven Kagen

2:21:36 to 2:21:47( Edit History Discussion )

Steven Kagen: mr. sessions: thank you, mr. speaker. at this time i would like to let the gentleman from vermont know that our time allocation is out of balance now and i would appreciate if the gentleman

Steven Kagen

2:21:36 to 2:25:13( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Steven Kagen

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