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House Proceeding 11-06-09 on Nov 6th, 2009 :: 1:04:40 to 1:06:25
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Jeff Flake

1:04:21 to 1:04:41( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: amendment number 6 printed in part b of house report n 111-327. fo gentleman from arizona rise? mr. flake: i have an amendment at the desk designated as number 6. the chair: the chai the clerk will designate the amendment. the clerk: amendment number 6, printed in part b-of house repo number 111-327, offered by mr. fke of arizona. the chair: pursuant to house

Jeff Flake

1:04:40 to 1:06:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Flake

Jeff Flake

1:04:42 to 1:05:02( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: resolution 885, the gentleman from arizona, mr. flake, and a member opposed each will five minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from arizona. mr. flake: i different iterations of this noncontroversial amendment many times during this congress in the last -- this particular amendment that was offered last june to the t.s.a. authorization act when it was adopted by voice

Jeff Flake

1:05:03 to 1:05:24( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: vote. h.r. 2868 establishes a new traing grant program that seek to provide grants to nonprofit organizations with demonstrated experience in implementing and operating successful worker or first responder health and safety training programs.

Jeff Flake

1:05:25 to 1:05:46( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: prohibit worker training grants program from being earmarked by members for petrojects or favored entities back home. this amendment alsostablishes that it is a presumption of congress that these grants be awarded competively bas on merit. i'm often asked why i offer this. these are set up to be programs

Jeff Flake

1:05:47 to 1:06:07( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: that are competively awarded. sometimes explicitly stated. sometimes it's not. in either case sometimes when it is explicitly stated and when it these grant programs are sometimes just earmarked. all of them. all of the money in some of these accounts. if you take, for example, some

Jeff Flake

1:06:08 to 1:06:26( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Flake: of the programs in the homeland security bill, nearly 100% of the funds in one particular grant program were earmarked in the most recent security spending bill. so what we are seeking to do is make sure that the people who want to apply for these grants are able to. and that members aren't able to simply earmark that money for

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