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House Proceeding 11-18-09 on Nov 18th, 2009 :: 0:51:15 to 0:52:35
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Russ Carnahan

0:51:13 to 0:51:33( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: louis, for 1 1/2 minutes. the chair: the gentleman from missouri is recognized for 90 seconds. >> thank you, mr. speaker, mr. chairman, and the gentleman from nebraska for this today. on behalf of the amazing firefighters that serve my constituents in missouri, i rise today in song support of the fire grants re-authorization act

Russ Carnahan

0:51:15 to 0:52:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Russ Carnahan

Russ Carnahan

0:51:34 to 0:51:54( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: of 2009. it re-authorizes and improves the fire and safer grant programs which assist firefighte and local communities in my home state of missouri and nationwide with the equipment, training and personnel needed to protect the public. in these difficult economi times it's imperative that we provide local fire departments around the country the needed

Russ Carnahan

0:51:55 to 0:52:16( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: equipmen training and staffing full-time and volunteer firefighters, urban and rural, to quickly respond to emergencies. this legislation will reduce the grantee matching requirement at a time when many jurisdictions are finding it increasingly difficult or impossible to maintain equipment, training and

Russ Carnahan

0:52:17 to 0:52:36( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: fire grants will provide funding to hire additional personnel, modify facilities and obtain protective gear and other resources to respond to fire and related hazards. i'm pleased to be a co-sponsor of this legislation and to enjo my colleagues on the science and transportation committee to bring it to the floor. i now urge the full house to

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