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House Proceeding 10-15-09 on Oct 15th, 2009 :: 0:45:40 to 0:48:10
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Doc Hastings

0:45:40 to 0:46:00( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: bay area. my have we gone a long way in the democratic party. it's i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from washington reserves. is recognized. mr. miller: i have no further speakers so i'll reserve until it's time to close. the speaker pro tempore: the

Doc Hastings

0:45:40 to 0:48:10( Edit History Discussion )
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Doc Hastings

0:46:01 to 0:46:21( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: gentleman reserves. the gentleman from washington. mr. hastings: mr. s much time on both sides? the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman controls 6 1/2 minutes. the gentleman from california controls 13 minutes. mr. hastings: mr. eaker, if the gentleman is prepared to close, i understand, mr. speaker -- i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized.

Doc Hastings

0:46:22 to 0:46:43( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: mr stood up and asked my dear friend from california, mr. farr, to yield and he said he didn't have time to yield because i wanted to point out something he said to clarify at least what i think is his interpretation of what he was saying. he was saying that these water recycling bills are 25/75 match. and that's what the bill says. there's no requirement,

Doc Hastings

0:46:44 to 0:47:05( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: however, in this bill for those recipients of these federal dollars to repay these federal dollars. on the other hand, i come from central washington, bureau of dam, and while they were built by the federal government, it's

Doc Hastings

0:47:06 to 0:47:30( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: true those moneys have to be paid back by those irrigation communities. we don't get a 50% cut. we are not talking about apples and oranges. no pun intended on that. so, mr. speaker, as i have mentioned earlier, the that i reluctantly oppose this bill because what it does not do. and, of course, what it does

Doc Hastings

0:47:31 to 0:47:52( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: not do is to provide for an opportunity to address a very, very serious economic problem in the san joaquin valley of california. as i mentioned on the rule, supported republicans on this. this would indicate to me, i would hope, that there is growing support for having this

Doc Hastings

0:47:53 to 0:48:11( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: addressed in a manner on the house -- on the floor of the u.s. house of representatives. i certainly hope that that is the case. and if opposition from me and others is a way to get to that point, i will be very, very but with that, mr. speaker, i

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