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House Proceeding 10-15-09 on Oct 15th, 2009 :: 0:53:45 to 0:55:45
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Doris O. Matsui

0:53:41 to 0:54:01( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: on this underlying legislation, the water bill, and then once we are doing consider house resolution 4. having said t the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentlewoman from california. ms. matsui: mr. speaker, i yield myself the remainder of my time.

Doris O. Matsui

0:53:45 to 0:55:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Doris O. Matsui

Doris O. Matsui

0:54:02 to 0:54:24( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman is recognized. ms. matsui: the rule before us today is a fair rule that allows us to make a strong federal commitment to sustaining california's economy. water supply and our environment. this bill was reported unanimously by the natural resources committee on september 29. it was voted on under sessspention on september 30. there has been ample time for

Doris O. Matsui

0:54:25 to 0:54:47( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: the legislation. now is the time to act on it. the bay area regional water recycling extension act would lessen the limited demand for fresh water by the region and the state. it is critical -- it is critical that we avoid partisan debate and disagreements over water issues and pass this

Doris O. Matsui

0:54:48 to 0:55:10( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: legislation. moreover, the house has already expedit a bipartisan collection of congressional districts acros california. the south orange county recycling project was passed in february, and mr. -- in calvert's district. and one was passed in april in

Doris O. Matsui

0:55:11 to 0:55:32( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: mr. bilbray's district. the municipal water district was approved in sept the magna water redistrict in utah was passed for mr. chaffetz's district. the herniston water project in oregon w walden's district.

Doris O. Matsui

0:55:33 to 0:55:46( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: and the tullly water act was passed by a voice of 417-3 i july for mr. nunes' district. mr. speaker, it is clear that local water projects typically have bipartisan support here in

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