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House Proceeding 07-22-09 on Jul 22nd, 2009 :: 0:24:25 to 0:26:40
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Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:24:22 to 0:24:44( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: it will be great for the city of chicago. i want to commend my colleague and yield back my time. the speaker gentleman from new jersey reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from florida is recognized. mr. klein: thank you, mr. eaker. i yield two minutes to the gentleman from illinois, mr. jackson. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from illinois is recognized. mr. jackson: mr. speaker, i r in strong support of h.res. 538, a resolution supporting chicago, my hometown's bid to host the

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:24:25 to 0:26:40( Edit History Discussion )
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Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:24:45 to 0:25:06( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: summer olympics and paralympics in 2016 and congratulate congresswoman schakowsky for rallying the congress behind this effort. chicago is an ideal host for these games. since the world's fair in chicago in 1893, the city and its people have bee internationally recognized for hosting magnificent events. with world class museums, outstanding restaurants,

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:25:07 to 0:25:29( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: numerous accommotions, the city would profound a resounding, welcome hardy embrace, and ideal environmental to host olympic athletes and visitors from around the world. they are also known for their passion for sports. the world famous chicago bulls, chicago bears, chi blackhawks, the chicago cubs, and chicago white sox. furthermore the olympic games

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:25:30 to 0:25:50( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: will bring many needed jobs. chicago 2016 has worked with more than 75 community groups to ensure opportunities in construction, procurement, and jobs will be shared by everybody. the games will create the equivalent of 315,000 full-time jobs for at least one year and generate $7 billion in wag. chicago's bed uses existing facilities, lake 23r07b9, and

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:25:51 to 0:26:11( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: parks so no residents will be displaced as a result of construction related to the games. the new permanent venues proposed would serve comnities after the games providing sports facilities, pools, tennis courts, and recreational spaces in our parks. the international olympic committee will make a decision on october 3. i can't think of a better way

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:26:12 to 0:26:32( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: for the house to support chicago's bid and america's bid than voting for this resolution. aye. i yield back the balance of my time. i thank the gentleman for yielding. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman fr florida reserves the balance of his time. mr. smith: we have no further speakers. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gent mr. klein: mr. speaker, i have no further requests for time. i yield back the balance of my time.

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson

0:26:33 to 0:26:40( Edit History Discussion )

Jesse L. Jr.Jackson: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the question is will the house suspend the rules and agree to house resolution 538 as amended. so many as are in favor say aye.

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