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House Proceeding on Sep 26th, 2008 :: 0:48:21 to 0:50:36
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Shelley Berkley

0:46:04 to 0:48:21( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Shelley Berkley

Shelley Berkley

0:48:05 to 0:48:21( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: for two minutes. mr. walden: i want to make a couple of other points because i would have legislation that on would not only pay for a 10-year extension of these tax extenders but do much

Greg Walden

0:48:21 to 0:48:33( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: more, including fully fund county payments and fully fund payment in lieu of taxes by developing america's great energy reserves and using the royalties and fees from the act to actually pay

Greg Walden

0:48:21 to 0:50:36( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Greg Walden

Greg Walden

0:48:33 to 0:48:52( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: for these things. i was a small business person for 21 years and seven months. i owned and operated a small company. i understand about paying taxes and meeting budgets.et i have legislation that

Greg Walden

0:48:52 to 0:49:01( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: would accomplish both, but the majority won't allow a hearing. so we're confrontedon today with legislation that only goes partway. we have an enormous crisis in our federal forest. we,

Greg Walden

0:49:01 to 0:49:16( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: the people of this house, are stewards of those great lands. i have half a million acres of federal and private timber land that is ready to go in fire in one of our national forests.

Greg Walden

0:49:16 to 0:49:28( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: half a million acres. that's as big as the biscuit fire a few years ago. it's all bug infested and dead and we need to get in there and work in it. re-authorization in secure rural schools

Greg Walden

0:49:28 to 0:49:43( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: would help us do that through various titles. you are going to spend $250 an acre to treat those lands. if you don't pass secure rural schools and other legislation would help us go in and hetreat

Greg Walden

0:49:43 to 0:49:59( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: it, you are going to spend $1,500 to $2,000 an acre to fight fire. my good friend knows about fighting fire. you go in and prevent it. that's why for multiple reasons, for our kids, for

Greg Walden

0:49:59 to 0:50:12( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: law enforcement, for search and rescue, for libraries, why can't this majority give us an opportunity to at least give us a vote? it was bipartisan when it became law in 2000. bill clinton

Greg Walden

0:50:12 to 0:50:25( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: signed it into law. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentlen from massachusetts. mr. neal: mr. speaker, i yield to the gentleman from american samoa for unanimous

Greg Walden

0:50:25 to 0:50:36( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: consent request. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from american samoa is recognized. mr. faleomavaega: i ask that my statement be put in threcord. the speaker pro tempore: without

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:50:36 to 0:50:45( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: objection, so ordered. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. neal: i yield one minute to the distinguished the gentlelady from connecticut, ms. delauro, for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:50:36 to 0:52:22( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Rosa L. DeLauro

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