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House Proceeding 10-01-09 on Oct 1st, 2009 :: 0:17:55 to 0:20:25
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Chet Edwards

0:17:53 to 0:18:14( Edit History Discussion )

Chet Edwards: conference bill we had to go back to the $1 million. i'd like to yield three minutes to my colleague from texas, mr. edwards. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas is recognized for three minutes. mr. edwards: mr. speaker, this bipartisan bill will greatly improve our nation's water infrastructu, robustly fund vital energy research and help protect our nation from the threat of nuclear terrorism.

Chet Edwards

0:17:55 to 0:20:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Chet Edwards

0:18:15 to 0:18:36( Edit History Discussion )

Chet Edwards: the bottom line is that it will create jobs, strengthen our economy and protect our nation. the bill provides $5.4 billion to the u.s. army corps of engines to address our nation's vitally important water infrastructure needs. it mes us forward in funding the construction and maintenance of our nation's ports and navigational waterways which are

Chet Edwards

0:18:37 to 0:18:58( Edit History Discussion )

Chet Edwards: crucial to our economy and international trade. h.r. 3183 also makes great communities from natural disasters by providing $2 billion for flood production earths -- protection efforts. money is included for the department of energy's efforts to decrease our reliance on foreign sources oil and

Chet Edwards

0:18:59 to 0:19:19( Edit History Discussion )

Chet Edwards: increase our investment in technologies that use energy more efficiently and to expand energy sources right here at home. while providing $2.2 billion for research in energy efficiency and renewable energy efforts such as solar, wind, biofuels and hydrogen, this bill also invests in conventional energy

Chet Edwards

0:19:20 to 0:19:40( Edit History Discussion )

Chet Edwards: sources by providing $787 million for nuclear energy research and $672 million for fossil energy research. mr. speaker, there's no more important mission for our country or this congress than preventing nuclear weapons from falling into the hands of terrorists and this bill

Chet Edwards

0:19:41 to 0:20:03( Edit History Discussion )

Chet Edwards: provides $2.1 billion for our nation's nuclear nonproliferation efforts at home and abroad. why? to keep the american family safe. our nation's community and national economy and security are strengthened by this bill which is why i urge all my colleagues, republicans and

Chet Edwards

0:20:04 to 0:20:25( Edit History Discussion )

Chet Edwards: democrats alike, to support it. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from new jersey. i'm pleased to yield three minutes to a member of our committee. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for three minutes. >> i thank the gentleman. mr. speaker, the conference report that we're considering today addresses a number of issu affecting the

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