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House Proceeding 10-22-09 on Oct 22nd, 2009 :: 0:54:35 to 0:56:45
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Henry Cuellar

0:54:31 to 0:54:51( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: the chair: without objection, the gentleman is recognized. mr. hall: this seeks to ensure that minority institutions are represented in the road map committee. i have no objection to this amendment, i reserve the balance of my time the chair: the gentleman from florida is recognized. mr. hastings: how much time do

Henry Cuellar

0:54:35 to 0:56:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Henry Cuellar

Henry Cuellar

0:54:52 to 0:55:12( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: i have? the chair: i have 60 seconds -- 90 seconds remaining. mr. hastings: i yield 90 seconds to my friend, mr. cuellar. the chair: the gentleman is recognized. mr. cuellar: i rise to support the solar

Henry Cuellar

0:55:13 to 0:55:33( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: i offered anmendment that got included to authorize the secretary of energy to study energy in communities that lack basic power. they understand that it's important to pvide power to those areas that have literally

Henry Cuellar

0:55:34 to 0:55:55( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: no electricity. this particular bill andthis particular amendment will go a long way to make sure that these communities are provided support. what this calls for is for the secretary to provide a study to take the resources we have, especially in south texas, the sunlight, and put it to work to power this community.

Henry Cuellar

0:55:56 to 0:56:16( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: we have worked together to work and put some micropowered stations in areas like webb county in south texas and i believe by getting this recommendation to be sent to congress for increasing access to solar energy and help address the problems in those low-income communities, this will go a long way can harness

Henry Cuellar

0:56:17 to 0:56:37( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: the 21st century technology to bring this area out of the 189th century. i want to thank you very much, ms. giffords, also, thank you, mr. chairman, our ranking member also and of course thank you and i urge members to vote for the hastings amendment and of course for this bill. thk you and i yield back the balance of the time. the chair: the gentleman yields

Henry Cuellar

0:56:38 to 0:56:45( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: back the balance of his time. the gentleman from texas. mr. hall: mr. chairman, i yield back the balance omy time. the chair: the gentleman yields back.

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