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House Proceeding 11-06-07 on Nov 6th, 2007 :: 1:44:48 to 1:47:17
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1:44:38 to 1:44:48( Edit History Discussion )

pro tempore: the gentleman yields back his time. the gentleman from massachusetts massachusetts. >> thank you, madam speaker. at this time i'd like to yield one minute to the gentleman from connecticut

John B. Larson

1:44:48 to 1:44:56( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: and of the ways and means committee, mr. larson. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman' s recognized for onere minute. mr. larson: i thank the gentleman from massachusetts and seek unanimous consent

John B. Larson

1:44:48 to 1:47:17( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John B. Larson

John B. Larson

1:44:56 to 1:45:11( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: to extend my remarks, madam speaker. the speaker pro tempore: without objection withoutobjection. to mr. larson: madam speakersr, i want to extend as well and compliment chairman rangel, chairman mcdermott,

John B. Larson

1:45:11 to 1:45:20( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: ander especially chairman neal for their timely manner in which they've handled very important legislation that addresses veterans but specifically to mr. mr. neal because it was not lost on him

John B. Larson

1:45:20 to 1:45:38( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: in this administration thioat we also needed to address an important s egment of our socirety, our volunte firefighters. it wasn't lost on itmr. neal that volunteer firefighters protect approximately

John B. Larson

1:45:38 to 1:45:51( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: 38% of america's population and mpoore than 70% of our land. it wasn't lost on mr. neal the vo lunteer firefighters save taxpayers nearly $37 billion annually with their efforts. two-thirds of the

John B. Larson

1:45:51 to 1:46:03( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: 1.2 million firefighters in this country are are, in fact, volunteers. more importantly, it wasn't lost on anyone in this body that it wasn't the f.b.i., the c.i.a., or the department of defense, it

John B. Larson

1:46:03 to 1:46:17( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: was our front line defenders -- >> i yield the gentleman an additional one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman' s recognized. mr. larson: it was our front line and first responders that were

John B. Larson

1:46:17 to 1:46:30( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: there at the world trade center, at the pentagon, and in the fields of pennsylvania.nn if it's to them, of course, that we owe this debt of gratitude. when states like mine and connecticut move to

John B. Larson

1:46:30 to 1:46:43( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: provide a re rebui ld on their local property taxes that they sought to charge to make it ordinary income on behalf of these brave volunteers volunteers. this legislation corrects that. i want to commend the

John B. Larson

1:46:43 to 1:46:51( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: mitchell brothers, both john and billy, from south windsor, connecticut, and chief crombie, who were the genesis of thisne idea and brought it to my attention, and again thank you to chairman neal for making

John B. Larson

1:46:51 to 1:47:03( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: it alhappen. the speaker pro tempore: doespr the gentleman yield back? the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from pennsylvania. mr. english: madam speaker, it is now my privilege to yield three

John B. Larson

1:47:03 to 1:47:17( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: minutes to a strong advocate of on the cause of veterans, the gentleman from north carolina, mr. jones.mr the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from north carolina is recognized for three minutes. mr. jones:

Walter B. Jones

1:47:17 to 1:47:29( Edit History Discussion )

Walter B. Jones: thank you, madam chairman, and first, i'd like to thank chairman rangel and ranking member mccrery for including h.r. 418 into the heroes earnings assistance and relief tax act of 2007. for several

Walter B. Jones

1:47:17 to 1:49:42( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Walter B. Jones

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