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House Proceeding 07-23-09 on Jul 23rd, 2009 :: 3:12:40 to 3:15:40
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Charles B. Rangel

3:12:36 to 3:12:57( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: six-story mixed use development currently being constructed that will house for-profit businesses and nonprofit community services. i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. who claims time in opposition? the gentleman from new york is recognized. the gentleman from new york wish

Charles B. Rangel

3:12:40 to 3:15:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Charles B. Rangel

Charles B. Rangel

3:12:58 to 3:13:18( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: to be recognized? mr. rangel: judging what the attitude of the the gentleman from arizona believes is national, federal or something that we are trying to debate with him, because he has a different idea than i and other members have. i can tell you that in the great

Charles B. Rangel

3:13:19 to 3:13:39( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: city of new york, we had immigrants come from all over the world. we have chinaatown, little italy, jewish community, but we have a place called washington heights. and in my opinion, that's where the statue of liberty should be because so many groups cam there and raised their kids

Charles B. Rangel

3:13:40 to 3:14:01( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: there and moved to other parts, the irish, the italians, jews, catholics, but somehow the dominican republic is the last one who had its last peoe come to new york and america for a better way of life. unlike most ethnic groups, they didn't have a murphy theater or

Charles B. Rangel

3:14:02 to 3:14:25( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: a place to go to, museums, they didn't have a cultural center and so it was the community that got together with the not-for-profits. ey came to me and so it was the city, state and federal government saying we should ampingor a place of culture where kids can go after school

Charles B. Rangel

3:14:26 to 3:14:46( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: where we have sports, gyms, health care and someplace where the dominicans can say in a great country and city and great community they had a place. so they brought all of these not-for-profits together and able to raise money from the private sector. the property was given to us by the city and we were excited and

Charles B. Rangel

3:14:47 to 3:15:08( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: hoped that would be a place that every member of congress when they have a chance to visit the great city of new york and say, show me your city and we will show you that this is the quality of beauty, of culture that we would hope that you would enjoy as we have so many other centers and museums that

Charles B. Rangel

3:15:09 to 3:15:29( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: we would attempt to ow off. i would want my country and this congress to be a part of that and that's why i proudly support this allocation for that purpose. and i reserve. reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from arizona. mr. flake: i thank the chair and the sponsor of the earmark.

Charles B. Rangel

3:15:30 to 3:15:42( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: but let me just say the problem with accounts like this, the economic development initiative, i said it's a catch-all term and it seems to act as an account

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