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House Proceeding on Jul 26th, 2007 :: 4:03:01 to 4:04:10
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Roy Blunt

4:03:01 to 4:03:11( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: from texas. ms. jackson lee: i thank the chair and i thank him for the correction of the amendment. let me thank the chairman and the ranking member for their infusion of dollars in the

Roy Blunt

4:03:01 to 4:04:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Roy Blunt

Roy Blunt

4:03:11 to 4:03:29( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: federal prison system. $178 million above 2007. there needs to be an infusion of funding, because we have an overcrowded system in the federal bureau of prisons. we, as the authorizing committee,

Roy Blunt

4:03:29 to 4:03:39( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: the committee on the judiciary, have heard repeatedly of the concerns of both the management of the federal bureau of prisons but also the inmates. i have visited institutions in my own area.

Roy Blunt

4:03:39 to 4:03:57( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: i've seen the overcrowding, i've seen the conditions and paid attention to some of the element that is we could improve. many may hear this debate and suggest that incarcerated persons should

Roy Blunt

4:03:57 to 4:04:10( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: be treated in a certain way. this is a very simple amendment. it asks for a study to look at the possibilities of early release for nonviolent prisoners who are over the age of 45. how does

Tim Ryan

4:04:10 to 4:04:24( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Ryan: that help our community? one, it sends individuals back home to their families to provide resources. we know that we are watching a second-chance bill make its way through this congress. we hope

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