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House Proceeding 07-23-09 on Jul 23rd, 2009 :: 1:23:00 to 1:24:30
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Corrine Brown

1:22:47 to 1:23:07( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: the chair: the gentleman reserves his time. the gentleman from iowa. does the gentleman from iowa seek time? mr. latham: i'll reserve at this time. the chair: the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. olver: how much time is left now? the chair: the gentleman from massachusetts has three minutes remaining. the gentleman from iowa has 1 1/2 minutes remaing.

Corrine Brown

1:23:00 to 1:24:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Corrine Brown

Corrine Brown

1:23:08 to 1:23:28( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: the gentleman from massachusetts has the right to close. mr. olver: i'll yield 1 1/2 minutes to the gentlewoman from florida, ms. brown, the chairwoman of the subcommittee on rail. the chair: the gentlelady is recognized. ms. brown: thank you, mr. speaker. today i rise to encourage my colleagues to vote no on this amendment that will cut funds for high speed and passenger rail funding.

Corrine Brown

1:23:29 to 1:23:51( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: just one week ago, the department of transportation announced that it received $27 -- 278 preapplications for high speed and passenger rail funds totaling $202 billion. one totaled $35 billion. the south and southeastern

Corrine Brown

1:23:52 to 1:24:13( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: states, $44 million, totaling $66 billion. the northwestern states submitted 47 applications totaling $13 billion. and the western states had applications totaling $38 billion. clearly there is an increased demand for high speed rail for the future and transportation in america. it will provide more efficient

Corrine Brown

1:24:14 to 1:24:30( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: travel, increase u.s. jobs, reduce carbon emissions from all transportation sources, increase economic competitiveness and reduce the dependen on foreign oil, improve the freight lines will also provide more effective freight service. but the $8 billion provided in

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