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House Proceeding 10-01-09 on Oct 1st, 2009 :: 0:29:10 to 0:30:55
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Doris O. Matsui

0:29:07 to 0:29:28( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: sure that we are properly representing those people who are talking about better process, better direction, and doing the things that will work. mr. speaker, it's my understanding that the gentlewoman does not have any additional speakers. and she has now confirmed that. with tha like to thank the gentlewoman for yielding the time.

Doris O. Matsui

0:29:10 to 0:30:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Doris O. Matsui

Doris O. Matsui

0:29:29 to 0:29:49( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: i would like to yield back my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentlewoman from california. ms. matsui: mr. speaker, i yield myself the remainder of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman is recognized. ms. matsui: the rule before us today is a fair rule that is aligned with the customary practice of the house for rules governing debate on conference

Doris O. Matsui

0:29:50 to 0:30:10( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: reports. after numerous hearings and constructed negotiations with the senate, the appropriations committee has crafted an important and balanced bill. it invests in new technology, scientific research, and conservation efforts that are critical to long-term health of our economy and our planet. most importantly from my

Doris O. Matsui

0:30:11 to 0:30:31( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: district this legislation increases funding for the army corps of engineers and the bureau of reclamation. every dollar is crucia for my constituents in sacramento as we work to improve our water infrastructure as i know it is to all my colleagues in the house have similar bills.

Doris O. Matsui

0:30:32 to 0:30:53( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: i want to thank chairman obey and chairman pastor for recognizing how critical this funding is to all of us. we rely upon it to fortify our levees, raise our dams, and keep our communities safe and dry. this bill also looks to the future by investing in the development of a new smart grid to ensure electricity delivery and energy reliability.

Doris O. Matsui

0:30:54 to 0:30:55( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: and itakes a strong commitment

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