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House Proceeding 11-18-09 on Nov 18th, 2009 :: 0:24:45 to 0:25:45
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Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:24:41 to 0:25:01( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: need to know the congress of the united states is 100%. mr. speaker, i back the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the ge reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from tennessee. mr. gordon: mr. chairman, i eld to the gentlelady from texas, a former member of the science and technology committee, ms. jackson lee, for one minute. the chair: the g texas is recognized for one

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:24:45 to 0:25:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:25:02 to 0:25:22( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: minute. ms. jackson lee: i thank the distinguished chairman and i thank him for his leadership. i rise in support of h.r. 3791 and the billion dollars for the a.f.g. per year and the $1.2 billion for the safer. in my community over the last three months we've had 17 fires, putting firefighters in jeopardy and threatening lives. this legislation is enormously

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:25:23 to 0:25:44( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: important in that it allows t grants up to $9 million. i would be looking forward or would like to look forwa to working with the chairman to establish a study to determine the propensity of instigaters, if you will, threatening the lives of firefighters and i'd like to be able to work with the chairman on this crucial issue, providing a study so that we can emphasize

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:25:45 to 0:25:45( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: these grants going to

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