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House Proceeding on Sep 9th, 2009 :: 2:42:15 to 2:44:30
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Edolphus Towns

2:42:09 to 2:42:31( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: the clerk: house resolution 718, resolution recognizing september 11 as a national day of serce and remembrance. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from new york, mr. towns and the gentleman from texas, mr. poe, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from new york. mr. towns: i move that the house, suspend the rules and

Edolphus Towns

2:42:15 to 2:44:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Edolphus Towns

Edolphus Towns

2:42:32 to 2:42:52( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: agree to house resolution 718. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for 20 minutes. mr. towns: i now yield myself as much time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. towns: i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days

Edolphus Towns

2:42:53 to 2:43:13( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: within which to revise and extend their remarks. i now yield myself -- the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. towns: i now yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. towns: as we take time today to remember the tragic events of

Edolphus Towns

2:43:14 to 2:43:35( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: september 11, 2001, let us also remember the great compassion the americans showed each other following the attacks. they donated blood, searched through wreckage and sat to comfort one another. the service of volunteers helped

Edolphus Towns

2:43:36 to 2:43:58( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: our country through its time of crisis as it has so often done during our history. this is the spirit that we observe the anniversary of the attacks by not only remembering those lost and injured on september 11, 2001, but by serving our fellow americans in

Edolphus Towns

2:43:59 to 2:44:19( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: this is the proper tribute to those o served those in need on that day. i am proud that we are taking time today to recognize these heroic volunteers. i would like to thank the leadership for allowing us to bring this bill to the floor today.

Edolphus Towns

2:44:20 to 2:44:31( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: i also would like to thank the ranking member of the committee on governor oversight and reform, mr. issa of california, for his support of the bill and i urge my colleagues to join us

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