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House Proceeding 07-22-08 on Jul 22nd, 2008 :: 2:19:12 to 2:23:47
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Stephanie Tubbs Jones

2:18:55 to 2:19:12( Edit History Discussion )

Stephanie Tubbs Jones: from florida, mr. mica, for his thorough discourse on the subject of amtrak. suffice it so to say, 52 years ago i traveled to europe for a graduate study program, traveled from minneapolis

Neil Abercrombie

2:19:12 to 2:19:30( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: to chicago on the milwaukee 400, 400 miles in 400 minutes. you can't fly there in 400 minutes today. in europe i traveled from paris to brussels in six hours by train. today that's an 80-minute

Neil Abercrombie

2:19:12 to 2:23:47( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Neil Abercrombie

Neil Abercrombie

2:19:30 to 2:19:41( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: trip. if we can close the gap between minneapolis and chicago to 80 minutes, from chicago to cleveland in two hours or so and new york to washington in the vision of the gentleman from florida

Neil Abercrombie

2:19:41 to 2:19:54( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: in under two hours, then we will have accomplished something truly significant for today, for today's generation, for future generations and we'll do that when we get to the conference on this bill and

Neil Abercrombie

2:19:54 to 2:20:11( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: we will produce a meaningful and lasting benefit for america. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. all time having

Neil Abercrombie

2:20:11 to 2:20:51( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: been yielded, the question is, will the house suspend the rules and pass senate bill 294 as amended. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 of those voting

Neil Abercrombie

2:20:52 to 2:21:07( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: having responded in the affirmative, the rules are suspended, the bill is passed and without objection the motion to reconsider is laid on the table. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose

Neil Abercrombie

2:21:07 to 2:21:17( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: does the gentleman from hawaii rise? >> madam speaker, i move to suspend the rules and agree to house resolution 1139 as introduced. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the

Neil Abercrombie

2:21:17 to 2:21:33( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: title of the bill. the clerk: house resolution 1139. resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary of the pearl harbor naval ship yard and congratulating the men and women who provide exceptional

Neil Abercrombie

2:21:33 to 2:21:44( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: service to our military and keep our pacific fleet fit to fight. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from hawaii, mr. abercrombie and the gentleman from virginia,

Neil Abercrombie

2:21:44 to 2:21:56( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: mr. wittman, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the he gentleman from hawaii. mr. abercrombie: thank you, madam speaker. madam speaker, i yield myself such time as i might consume.

Neil Abercrombie

2:21:56 to 2:22:08( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: and ask unanimous consent that all members have five legislative days within which to revise and extend their remarks on the resolution under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection.

Neil Abercrombie

2:22:08 to 2:22:25( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: mr. abercrombie: thank you, madam speaker. madam speaker, i rise today to recognize pearl harbor naval hipyard on its 100th anniversary. on this important centennial, i would like to commemorate

Neil Abercrombie

2:22:25 to 2:22:41( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: the men and women who have served and continue to serve in the shipyard. in their honor, we have introduced h.res. 1139. as congress established the pearl harbor naval shipyard in 1908,

Neil Abercrombie

2:22:41 to 2:22:55( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: it has grown from a repair station to being known in hawaiian as the nokooi shipyard, meaning the best. and as a national treasure that is strategically important to our nation and equally vital

Neil Abercrombie

2:22:55 to 2:23:07( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: to hawaii. during world war ii, shipyard workers earned the motto, we keep them fit to fight. by resurrecting the united states pacific fleet from the bottom of pearl harbor, helping to turn

Neil Abercrombie

2:23:07 to 2:23:22( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: the tide of war at midway and maintaining the ships that would ultimately win victory at sea and sail triumphantly into tokyo bay. throughout the decades, the shipyard has demonstrated its

Neil Abercrombie

2:23:22 to 2:23:35( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: diverse capabilities by supporting america's space exploration, expeditions and national missile defense. it continues to support the united states pacific fleet as the largest ship repair facility

Neil Abercrombie

2:23:35 to 2:23:47( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: between the west coast of the united states and the far east. providing full service maintenance for pacific fleet ships and sub marines -- submarines throughout the asia-pacific theater.

Robert Portman

2:23:47 to 2:24:01( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Portman: the shipyard has become the largest single zrill employer in hawaii and is the large -- industrial employer in hawaii and is the largest military civilian workforce involved in full service

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