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House Proceeding 10-15-09 on Oct 15th, 2009 :: 0:20:15 to 0:22:20
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Nita M. Lowey

0:20:13 to 0:20:35( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: price for his consideration of our concerns and all of his good work throughout the year on this very important bill. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the mr. price: madam speaker, i would like to yield t to our valued colleague from new york, and a member of the subcommittee, mrs. lowey. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized.

Nita M. Lowey

0:20:15 to 0:22:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Nita M. Lowey

0:20:36 to 0:20:56( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: mrs. lowey: mr. speaker, i rise and i want to thank our chairman, chairman price, for his strong leadership on this bill. assistance for our first responders is one of the most effective tools to protect our homeland as evidenced by the federal government and the new york police department's discovery of the plot to bomb

Nita M. Lowey

0:20:57 to 0:21:19( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: the ci's subways last month. the bill provides $4.17 billion to invest in that partnership including the urban security initiative. the only grant program for high risk cities. the conference report increases funding for it by $50 all too often our brave first

Nita M. Lowey

0:21:20 to 0:21:40( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: responders have to rely on communication methods that resemble the time of paul revere. the conference report provides $50 million to new the interoperable emergency communications grant which i fought very hard with the chairman to create. to help

Nita M. Lowey

0:21:41 to 0:22:03( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: radiological material from entering new york, the bill provides $20 million for securing the city, it's same level for equipment procurement as in f.y. 2009 and i look forward to working with the chairman and the subcommittee to ensure that the program is fully implemented. in addition to aiding our first responders, the bill tackles a number of pressing issues

Nita M. Lowey

0:22:04 to 0:22:21( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: including providing $1.5 billion to identify and remove dangerous criminal aliens, bolstering border security 20,000 border patrol agents and securing our airports and transit systems by providing

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