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House Proceeding 12-02-09 on Dec 2nd, 2009 :: 0:04:05 to 0:05:30
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Mike Rogers

0:04:03 to 0:04:23( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Rogers: increase the quality. i urge all of my colleagues to support this im legislation, and i reserve the balance of my time. the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from alama. mr. rogers: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. rogers: mr. speaker, i rise today in strong support of h.r.

Mike Rogers

0:04:05 to 0:05:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mike Rogers

Mike Rogers

0:04:24 to 0:04:46( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Rogers: 3980, sponsored by my good friend from texas, mr. cuellar, who i'm pleased to serve on the subcommittee with. since 2006, congress has mandated fema to measure the nati's level of preparedness as well as the effectiveness of state and local homeland security grant programs administered by fema. both post-katrina reform act of 2006 and the 9/11 act of 2007

Mike Rogers

0:04:47 to 0:05:09( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Rogers: require fema to develop metrics with homeland security resources. these include the comprehensive assessment system, the target capabilities list and the state preparedness report. unfortunately, these measures have not been properly integrated by fema resulting in duplicative resulting requirements that put an undue

Mike Rogers

0:05:10 to 0:05:31( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Rogers: burden on state and local departments. they can be strengthened and improved with input from stakeholders and the establishment of sound performance metrics. this bill seeks to improve the way grant programs are administered and managed by fema and will ensure that congress is informed of the ongoing planning at fema for improving measures of

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