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House Proceeding 10-01-09 on Oct 1st, 2009 :: 0:16:15 to 0:17:50
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Ed Pastor

0:16:11 to 0:16:31( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Pastor: and i hate it. and i've done my best, but i am only one. i need help. our people need help. our country needs help. we need leadership. let's keep the lock open. if there'sn emergency supplemental that moves, we need to step up and fix this problem before the 2011 cycle. i'm going to do everything i

Ed Pastor

0:16:15 to 0:17:50( Edit History Discussion )
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Ed Pastor

0:16:32 to 0:16:52( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Pastor: can. i've been here long enough to know how to cooperate, how to get it done and sometimes how to keep the train from going any furt are done. that's not a warning, i need your help. that's a plea. thank you and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from arizona.

Ed Pastor

0:16:53 to 0:17:15( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Pastor: mr. pastor: mr. chairman, this is the fir time i've done this bill and i have to tell you that one of the lessons i learned is that the inland waterway is of great value to our country and we have not paid attention to it. i would agree with my colleague that ithe problem -- that it's

Ed Pastor

0:17:16 to 0:17:36( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Pastor: a problem that we need to solve, the inland waterway tst fund is the vehicle which would construct and maintain the lock. but at this point we haven't been able to solve that problem. and the gentleman is right, we did help him here in the house when we passed this bill but i

Ed Pastor

0:17:37 to 0:17:52( Edit History Discussion )

Ed Pastor: have to tell him with great regret that in the conference we foundvery little support from the senate in this particular lock and in working out the

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