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House Proceeding on Jul 31st, 2008 :: 3:05:46 to 3:11:21
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Cathy Castor

3:03:38 to 3:05:46( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Cathy Castor

Cathy Castor

3:05:31 to 3:05:46( Edit History Discussion )

Cathy Castor: america museat ensure that we are leaders in ar the fields of math, science, engineering and health care.nd america has always been a leader in tech nology and innovation and must continue

George Miller

3:05:46 to 3:06:01( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: to put a renewed focus on this type of education. our kids must learn theth skills s necessary to compete for the high-t ech, high-paying jobs of the future. and that is why i am soha pleased

George Miller

3:05:46 to 3:11:21( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: George Miller

George Miller

3:06:01 to 3:06:16( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: with this bill, the henry ford scholarship program act has been incorporated into the higher education bill. this program e stablishes scholarships for high-achieving hi students who pursue undergraduate

George Miller

3:06:16 to 3:06:29( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: degreedes in mathematics, science, health-related activities. these areas will be critical b for our future economic success. and i'm d pleased to stand here today knowing that the children

George Miller

3:06:29 to 3:06:45( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: of america have an extraordinary opportunity now to lead the worl d in these hiley skilled fields. in my home state of michigan, ch for example, this is as important as anywhere as we as work

George Miller

3:06:45 to 3:07:00( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: to transi tion to a new high-tech cutting hiedge economy. . and once again, mr. speaker, i want to than k my colleues on ue both sides of the aisle for coming together to benefit the r students

George Miller

3:07:00 to 3:07:13( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: of this nation. and i'm personally veri'y proud of this scholarship, one i hi believe in strongly ande i fought hard for to move it toward becoming law and helping our students succeed. again,

George Miller

3:07:13 to 3:07:29( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: i yield back the balance al of my time. . the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady frogem california. mr. matsui: i yield to the gentleman from new jersey, mr. pascrell. the speaker pro tempore:

George Miller

3:07:29 to 3:07:43( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: the gentleman from new jersey is recognized for threeco minutes. mr . pascrell: i want to thank i the gentlelady and i want to to thank the speaker. i rise today in strong support for the

George Miller

3:07:43 to 3:07:56( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: rule, for the conference report on higher education opportunitucy act. i thank chairwoman s claughter and congresswoman matsui for bringing this rule to th floor. i want to offer my sincere congra

George Miller

3:07:56 to 3:08:10( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: tulations to chairman miller and ranking member mckeon on this great achievement. h.r. 4137 is as comprehensive bipartisan bill that will re-authorize the higher education act while addressing

George Miller

3:08:10 to 3:08:26( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: concerns aboutbo the cost of education, restoring integrity, and accountability to stuildent loan programs, and expandingxp college access and support for low-income and minloority students.

George Miller

3:08:26 to 3:08:40( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: i greatly appreciate that h.r. h 4137 includes a version of legislation which we worked on and i have worked on for aboutbo six years.rs the campus fire safety retight to know act. i

George Miller

3:08:40 to 3:08:56( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: became involved in this issue of campus fire safety after experiencing a horrible aftermath of a catastrophic firefi at seton hall university ve in south orange in 2000. that fire killedat three

George Miller

3:08:56 to 3:09:13( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: young freshmen, woundeded 58 other st udents in a dorm on campus. the campuspu fire safety reporting requirement in h.r. 4137 mandates that colleges and universities provide prospective and

George Miller

3:09:13 to 3:09:25( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: concurrent -- and current students and parents with the report onn the school's campus safety policies ic and records.rd educating students about fire safety during their time in school will have

George Miller

3:09:25 to 3:09:42( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: a strong impact on the choices they make in the future. if we can influence what theyey learn, we could create a more fire safe generation forn tomorrow, potentially save thousands of

George Miller

3:09:42 to 3:09:58( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: lives. mr. speaker, i want to once again state my strong support for th e rule. i urge my colleagues to support h.r. 4137 as the first member of my family to attend college,ol i app laud the

George Miller

3:09:58 to 3:10:15( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: chairman and the rank ing member for their dedication to making the dream of a colge education a reality for so many americans who otherwise would not have had that chance. i yield back. thank

George Miller

3:10:15 to 3:10:41( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: you. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from florida. ri mr. diaz-balart: i wouldz- ask my frie nd if she has any additional speakers. ms. matsui: yes, i do. mr. diaz-balart: we reserve. the

George Miller

3:10:41 to 3:11:21( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from california. ms. matsui: i yield two minutes to the gentlem tan from oregon, my friend, mr. blumenauer. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from oregon

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