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House Proceeding 07-20-09 on Jul 20th, 2009 :: 0:43:15 to 0:46:45
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David Scott

0:42:58 to 0:43:18( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: be postponed. type for what purpose does the gentleman from georgia rise? mr. scott: mr. speaker, i move to suspend the rules and pass the resolution house resolution 507 as amended. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the resolution. thclerk: house resolution 507, resolution supporting the goals of national dairy month.

David Scott

0:43:15 to 0:46:45( Edit History Discussion )
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David Scott

0:43:19 to 0:43:39( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from georgia, mr. scott, and the gentleman from pennsylvania, mr. thompson, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from georgia. mr. scott: mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. scott: thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, it is timely that

David Scott

0:43:40 to 0:44:02( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: the house considers this resolution, this very important resolution in support of the goals of national dairy month today because our nation's dairy farmers are providing healthy, nutritious milk and dairy products to millions of ameran families. even as their own families of

David Scott

0:44:03 to 0:44:24( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: dairy farmers are facing very tough economic times, very challenging times, mr. speaker. . the dairy industry is an important contributor to our nation's agricultural economy. the united states leads the world in cow's milk production, accounting

David Scott

0:44:25 to 0:44:46( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: million in farm receipts in 2007. dairy farmers across the country are producing the milk and dairy products that we give to our children and our grandchildren. knowing that they are getting the nutrients that they need for strong bones and growing bodies.

David Scott

0:44:47 to 0:45:08( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: mr. spea nation's dairy farmers are feeling severe pain, difficulties of a very difficult and they are experiencing right now. we are committed to doing everything we possibly can to

David Scott

0:45:09 to 0:45:31( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: help our dairy farmers through this very challenging time as quickly as we can. dairy prices remain at historically low levels. many farmers cannot even get the credit that they need to stay in business.

David Scott

0:45:32 to 0:45:54( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: we must help our dairy farmers. and as chairman of the subcommittee on livestock, dairy, andoultry, and food security i have scheduled the second in a series of three hearings this week to take a very thorough look at the difficult economic conditions facing the dairy industry and to

David Scott

0:45:55 to 0:46:17( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: look at the options that we have to help our nation's dairy farmers. and help them we must and help them we will to weather these financial difficulties until the economy can recover. mr. speaker, we must get our

David Scott

0:46:18 to 0:46:38( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: dairy farmers back on their beat where they rightfull belong. mr. speaker, i urge passage of this resolution that will in some small way give new recognition to the hard work and the sacrifices of our nation's

David Scott

0:46:39 to 0:46:45( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: dairy farmers and also to highlight the importance of dairy products in healthy and

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