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House Proceeding 07-31-08 on Aug 1st, 2008 :: 0:37:49 to 0:40:19
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Ander Crenshaw

0:35:32 to 0:37:49( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Ander Crenshaw

Ander Crenshaw

0:37:40 to 0:37:49( Edit History Discussion )

Ander Crenshaw: yields. the chair recognizes the gentleman from tegexas. >> mr. chairman, i yield 2 1/2 minutes to the gentleman from tl georgia, mr. bishop, who has been a strong member, not only

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:37:49 to 0:38:00( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: of this committee, but the defense appropriations committee. the chairman: the gentleman is th recognized. mr. bishop: i thank the i gentleman f or yielding. mr. speaker, i'm very pleased

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:37:49 to 0:40:19( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:38:00 to 0:38:12( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: ito rise in full support of t fhe f.y. 2009 military construction, veterans' affairs and related agencies' appropriations bill. i'm extremely proud of ttrhe work of the subcommittee on both sides

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:38:12 to 0:38:25( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: of the aisle as we've is ccrafted a bill that truly l supports america's service men vi and women as well as their families. today i am especially pleased sp that we are ensuring that a a housin

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:38:25 to 0:38:39( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: g, health care and daycare facilities for our service men and women are providing $24.8 billion for military construction, family housing and fully fundingfu brac. military facilities such

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:38:39 to 0:38:51( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: as fort benning loningted in my district need this funding as thhiey experience signifiricant numbers of new personnel as na result of brac and the global repositioning of our forces around the

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:38:51 to 0:39:07( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: world. in the columbus area, we still have conse rves with respect to sp the impact that brac may have on our local school souystem. but i'm encouraged by theed interest and suppoinrt shown by my

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:39:07 to 0:39:21( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: colleagues on the subcommittee, in particular, mr. edwards, our chairman, and our ranking member, mr. wa mp. but that's not all. our bill includes nearly $200 $ million in additional housingou

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:39:21 to 0:39:35( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: for army and marine corps trainees, an additional 336 -- $336 million for m$3edical f acilities, $1.6 billion for veterans' health care -- administration and $3.8 billion for specialty

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:39:35 to 0:39:53( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: mental health illnesses and $584 mianllion forio substance abuse programs. ab i don't think listingin figures does justice to saying how s important this bill is. because with those resources we

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:39:53 to 0:40:06( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: are filling some gaping holes in veterans services ander upgrading military facilities that are c urrently undurerfunded and overextended. we are fully meeting andly addresses the very same kinds of needs

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop

0:40:06 to 0:40:19( Edit History Discussion )

Sanford D. Jr.Bishop: that arose at the barracksra at fort bragg and the hospital at walter reed. we're keeping our commitment to veterans and giving the v.a. the funds they need to hirs e case workers to process

Tom Latham

0:40:19 to 0:40:34( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: the current back log of claimsba. we're making sure that our veterans traveling lteong distances for medical careor don'ton have to empty theihar wallets in order to get there. t and we're

Tom Latham

0:40:19 to 0:42:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Latham

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