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House Proceeding 09-24-07 on Sep 24th, 2007 :: 0:15:04 to 0:19:54
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american artists in what was the country's first public sculpture garden. . the gardens offers a nature and historical preserve, a small zoo and a nature exhibition center. to honor the 1932 opening

Kirsten Gillibrand

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Kirsten Gillibrand: of the brookgre en gardens to the public, i urge my colleagues to support this bill. additionally, i would like to recognize the efforts, the strong efforts of congressman henry brown for

Kirsten Gillibrand

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Speech By: Kirsten Gillibrand

Kirsten Gillibrand

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Kirsten Gillibrand: his persistence and diligent work in bringing this resolution to the floor. and, mr. speaker, may i ask unanimous consent at this time that mr. brown 's statement be included in the record.

Kirsten Gillibrand

0:15:26 to 0:15:37( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: he's on his way back from south carolina, was hoping to be here, however, i have his statement here. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. saxton: and i have no further request

Kirsten Gillibrand

0:15:37 to 0:15:59( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: for time an i yield back the balance of my time. mr. rahall: i yield such time as she may consume to the gentlelady from new york, ms. guild brand. the speaker pro tempore: without objection,

Kirsten Gillibrand

0:15:59 to 0:16:14( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: so ordered. ms. gillibrand. -- mrs. gillibrand: i rise today on behalf of house resolution 186 in supporting the goals and ideals of national hunting and fishing day. this past weekend, americans

Kirsten Gillibrand

0:16:14 to 0:16:28( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: all over this great nation celebrated national hunting and fishing day. in 1971, senator thomas mcintyre of new hampshire, and representative bob sikes of florida, introduced a joint resolution recognizing

Kirsten Gillibrand

0:16:28 to 0:16:40( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: national hunting and fishing day on the fourth saturday of september. in 1972 president richard nixon signed the first proclamation recognizing national hunting and fishing day. 35 years later, thousands

Kirsten Gillibrand

0:16:40 to 0:16:54( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: events have taken place at hunting clubs and sportsman stores nationwide bringing communes together in a grassroots efforts to promote outdoor activities and conservation. mr. speaker, i

Kirsten Gillibrand

0:16:54 to 0:17:09( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: believe that we, the united states congress, should highlight these historic national past times by recognizing the contory -- pasttimes by recognizing the participation in hunting and

Kirsten Gillibrand

0:17:09 to 0:17:24( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: fishing as a way to promote family values, environmental conservation and stewardship of our national resources. each year, over 45 million americans take part in these traditions. many of these

Kirsten Gillibrand

0:17:24 to 0:17:37( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: sports men and women live in my district in upstate new york. when i hold a town hall meeting, constituents tell me about the economic impact that these sports bring to our rural communities.

Kirsten Gillibrand

0:17:37 to 0:17:49( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: i also hear from them about the need for strong conservation policies so that they may continue this in their families. many people i have had the oprtunity to speak with have lived all

Kirsten Gillibrand

0:17:49 to 0:18:02( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: their lives in new york's rural communities and have viewed hunting and fishing, not only as a pastime, but as upstate new york's character. one week from day, turkey season will begin in

Kirsten Gillibrand

0:18:02 to 0:18:25( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: upstate new york. every year my father and brother are the first in the woods when the season begins. my mother takes pride in her ability of shooting a turkey for our thanksgiving dinner each

Kirsten Gillibrand

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Kirsten Gillibrand: year. nearly 700,000 new yorkers participate in hunting and fishing each year, and contribute expensive -- extensively. the promotion of hunting and fishing activities could he insides

Kirsten Gillibrand

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Kirsten Gillibrand: with environment -- coincides with environmental stewardship. hunters and fishermen continue to advocate for land protection and preservation efforts to maintain our wildlife and environment

Kirsten Gillibrand

0:18:48 to 0:19:00( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: for our future generations. i want to take this opportunity to encourage all americans to get into the outdoors and enjoy all that god has provided to us. i thank my colleagues for their support

Kirsten Gillibrand

0:19:00 to 0:19:14( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: of this important resolution, and with that i yield back the balance of my time. thank you, mr. speaker. thank you. mr. rahall: mr. speaker, i have no further request for time. i yield back the balance

Kirsten Gillibrand

0:19:14 to 0:19:54( Edit History Discussion )

Kirsten Gillibrand: of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the question is will the house suspend the rules and agree to house concurrent resolution 186. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion

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