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House Proceeding 07-31-08 on Aug 1st, 2008 :: 2:43:37 to 2:48:43
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Chet Edwards

2:41:53 to 2:43:37( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Chet Edwards

Chet Edwards

2:43:20 to 2:43:37( Edit History Discussion )

Chet Edwards: care or comparab le services to veterans an in every state. mr. chairman, thema legislation before us also includes an increase of $200 million in fee-based care funding. care that ourha veteranset

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:43:37 to 2:43:52( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: can receive in local nonv.a. medi cal facilities. this program can provide much needed assistance to veterans in new ham pshire and i wanted to receive your assurances a that we would continueon

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:43:37 to 2:48:43( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sheila Jackson-Lee

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:43:52 to 2:44:11( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: to work together to ensure that new hampshire veterans have adequate access to in-state i health care. at this time i wouatld like to yield to my friend and colleague from thell second district

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:44:11 to 2:44:25( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: of new hampshire. the chairman: the gentleman is recognized. mr. hodes: thank you, mr. chairman. i thank the gentlewoman for yielding. i want to thank the chairmanma for his extraordinary

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:44:25 to 2:44:43( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: leader ship on this important issue and for standing up for veterans around thens country.ry i rise today to e tcho the concern of my colleague, congresswoman carol shea-porter. new hampshire

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:44:43 to 2:44:59( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: remains the only state in the nation without ana fu ll service v.a. hospital forcing manyg veterans to drive long distances to get the care and treatment they desperately need and that

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:44:59 to 2:45:18( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: they haveth earned. with record high gas prices, new hampshire veterans are simply paying more toe get critical medical care and that's plain wrong. i'd like to echo the concerns of my

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:45:18 to 2:45:35( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: colleague and also ask the chairman to clarify tha ct the increases in fee-based care contained in the underlying bill are meant to addressss issues like those we have in new hampshire. w i look

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:45:35 to 2:45:51( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: forward to continuing to work with the chairman and members of his committee on this important issue for granite state veterans. thank you. mr. edwards: e i'd like to answer the gentleman's question

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:45:51 to 2:46:05( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: by saying that the answer is yes. es i want to thank mr. hodes and ms. shea-porter for fighting on behalf of improved medical care for the vet erans off new hampshire. you have not only done

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:46:05 to 2:46:21( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: that, but by your y election to congress you have been key players in making it possible for us to pass the t largest increase in v.a. health care fundin g in the v.a.'s 77-year history.

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:46:21 to 2:46:37( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: it wouldn't have happened without your election to congress and your leadership. ea i look forward toi working w with both of you and our subcommitt ee to see that we can ensure that the

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:46:37 to 2:46:54( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: veterans of new hampshire who have served our country receive tcohe medical care that th ey deserve. mr. shea-porter: thankpo you. i yield back. the chairman: the gentlelady yields back.

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:46:54 to 2:47:22( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: the clerk willcl read. the clerk: line 6, military construction, army reserve. $282,607,000 to remain available untilnt september 30, 2013. military construction, navy reserve, $57,045,000 to

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:47:22 to 2:47:36( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: remain available until september 30, 2013. military construction, air fo rce reserve, $30,018,000 to remain available until september 30, 2013. north atlantic treaty organization, security

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:47:36 to 2:47:49( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: investment program -- the chairman: for what purpose does the gentleman from texas rise? mr. edward s: i ask unanimous consent that the remaindt er of the bill through title 2, pagege 35,

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:47:49 to 2:48:01( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: line 18 be considered as read, printed in the record, and opene d to amendment at any point. the chairman: is there objection? without objection, so ordered. are there amendments to that portion

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:48:01 to 2:48:16( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: of the bill? the clerk will now read. the chairman: the bill is now opened to amendment through page 35, line 18. are there any amendments to that portion of the bill? the clrk will read.

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:48:16 to 2:48:31( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: -- the clerk will read. the committee will now rise envelopely -- informally. the speaker pro tempore: the house will be in order. the chair will receive a r message. the messenger: mr.

Sheila Jackson-Lee

2:48:31 to 2:48:43( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: speaker, a message from the senate. the secretary: mr. speetaker. the speaker pro tempore: madam am secretary. the secretary: i have been directed by the sdienate to inform the house trmhat

Chet Edwards

2:48:43 to 2:48:53( Edit History Discussion )

Chet Edwards: the senate has agreed to without amendment h.con.res. 398, pr oviding for a a conditional adjournment of the house of f representatives and a ve conditional recess or adjournment of the senate.of the

Chet Edwards

2:48:43 to 2:50:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Chet Edwards

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