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House Proceeding on Sep 10th, 2009 :: 0:54:10 to 0:55:55
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Jo Bonner

0:54:08 to 0:54:29( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: thank you again to mr. for sponsoring the bill. i d time. the speaker pro tempore: the ntleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from washington. mr. hastings: thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, i'm pleased to yield two minutes to the gentleman from virginia, a very distinguished member and valuable member of the committee on natural resources. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes.

Jo Bonner

0:54:10 to 0:55:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jo Bonner

Jo Bonner

0:54:30 to 0:54:50( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: oomp a i rise in support of h.r. 965, the legislation to re-authorize the chesapeake bay gateways and water trails network. i represent virginia' congressional district better known as america's first district, which is largely defined by the chesapeake bay. my constituents live, work, and play in the bay water shed. my district includes many

Jo Bonner

0:54:51 to 0:55:11( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: components of the gateways' network from historic yorktown and jamestown to george washington's birthplace in westmoreland countive the gateways network links together over 100 parks, museums, wildlife refuges, and other cultural and historic sites into a comprehensive system. the gateway program connects

Jo Bonner

0:55:12 to 0:55:34( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: visitors with the natural beauty an recreational opportunities within the chesapeake bay water shed. i have had the privilege to travel the trail, specifically the captain john smith water trail. it is an amazing asset we have. i have heard from many constituents that realize how valuable that is and what a great experience it brings to them to travel up and down the bay to link all the history and

Jo Bonner

0:55:35 to 0:55:59( Edit History Discussion )

Jo Bonner: resources that are there in our wonderful bay water shed. one of those recreational opportunities as i said, the network provides, is kayak or sail the captain john smith water trail. it's an amazing experience. that traces john smith's 17th century voyage of discovery and can you put yourself in the place of captain john smith and the experience that he had when he first arrived on these shores.

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