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House Proceeding on Jul 26th, 2007 :: 2:04:40 to 2:08:12
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Connie Mack

2:03:25 to 2:04:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Connie Mack

Connie Mack

2:04:28 to 2:04:40( Edit History Discussion )

Connie Mack: across the states. as has been stated already, this industry is still alive, 600,000 workers in america are still employed in the textile industry contributing nearly $60 billion to the

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:04:40 to 2:04:55( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: national gross domestic product on an annual basis. research has already provided as you have heard uniforms and opportunities for our first responders. they are in the process of developing

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:04:40 to 2:08:12( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:04:55 to 2:05:06( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: in a broader sense for creating fabric that are self-decontaminating to protect against biological and chemical hazards. these are things we ought to be doing. and, yes, we ought to be doing them

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:05:06 to 2:05:14( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: in a way that we work together so that if multiple universities work and the bright minds we have across this country today can work together to make a difference. i oppose the gentleman's

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:05:14 to 2:05:27( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: amendment. and i ask this body to defeat it resoundingly. thank you. i yield back. the chairman: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. who seeks time? for what purpose does the

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:05:27 to 2:05:37( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: gentleman from alabama rise? >> strike the last word. the chairman: the gentleman is recognized for five minutes. >> i rise today to t oppos the amendment. and i'm sure that my friend and colleague

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:05:37 to 2:05:46( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: from arizona means well in this endeavor. but i must say that i will -- i support the national textile center. as you know, mr. chairman, our domestic textile manufacturers are facing

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:05:46 to 2:06:02( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: a tremendous competition from around the world. and much of that is due t to the way that our trade laws in this country are structured. and it's not the fault of our domestic manufacturers. the only

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:06:02 to 2:06:16( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: way we can remain competitive against cheap labor in these foreign countries is through cutting-edge technology. the national textile center strengthens our nation's efforts by bringing together

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:06:16 to 2:06:30( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: diverse research and also those in the industry so that our textile producers can produce to lead the world in technology. so the end results, therefore, will be workers in the united

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:06:30 to 2:06:45( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: states can continue to produce the highest quality products and in the most efficient manner. this center we are discussing today, the national textile center, is pro-- provides real world

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:06:45 to 2:07:00( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: application that are needed to make sure that the textile industry in america survives. and for that reason, mr. chairman, i rise to support the amendment -- support this center and to oppose

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:07:00 to 2:07:14( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: the amendment that is being offered before us at this time. i yield back the balance of my time. the chairman: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the question is on agreeing

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:07:14 to 2:07:28( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: to the amendment. mr. frelinghuysen: i move to strike the last word. the chairman: the gentleman is recognized for five minutes. mr. frelinghuysen: while i'm opposed to the gentleman's amendment

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:07:28 to 2:07:45( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: i would like to yield him time because there have been a number of other speakers. the chairman: the gentleman from arizona. mr. flake: i thank the gentleman for yielding. i'll be brief.

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:07:45 to 2:07:58( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: one of the gentlemen mentioned we shouldn't let -- we in dong shouldn't let the federal government spend this money. the last i checked we are the federal government. we are one branch of

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

2:07:58 to 2:08:12( Edit History Discussion )

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen: it. it's our job to appropriate money to another that is to actually spend that money. we don't spend that money here. we don't write the checks. that's done by the federal agencies. our role is

Jerrold Nadler

2:08:12 to 2:08:26( Edit History Discussion )

Jerrold Nadler: to provide oversight. 7. so i'm not advocated at all that we step back, i'm advocating that we go to the time honored practice of authorization, appropriation, and oversight. and that allows

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