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House Proceeding 12-02-09 on Dec 2nd, 2009 :: 0:11:55 to 0:13:20
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Mike Rogers

0:11:51 to 0:12:11( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Rogers: and send a message abo importance of protecting our people, our infrastructure and our economy. and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady reserves. the gentleman from alabama. 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: thank you, mr. speaker.

Mike Rogers

0:11:55 to 0:13:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mike Rogers

Mike Rogers

0:12:12 to 0:12:32( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Rogers: i rise today in support of h.res. 28 sponsored by my friend and the gentlelady from texas, ms. jackson lee. we know the nation's surface transportation system is designed for accessibility and efficiency making them vulnerable to terrorist attacks. when -- we must construct and finance a system of deterrence, protection and response that effectively reduces the possibility and consequences of another terrorist attack

Mike Rogers

0:12:33 to 0:12:54( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Rogers: without unduly interfering with travel, commerce and civil liberties. and the 9/11 act of 2007, congress mandated the d.h.s. take certain steps to ensure the security of our nation's public transportation systems. more than two years later, a number of mandates have gone unmet by the department and this resolution expresses the sense of the congress that

Mike Rogers

0:12:55 to 0:13:15( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Rogers: d.h.s. should actually implement those mandates. it is time for d.h.s. to move beyon sector's specific plans that identify and evaluate risks and emphasize risk reduction measures. this resolution resolves that t.s.a. should continue to enhance the security of mass transit and rail transportation systems, continue to

Mike Rogers

0:13:16 to 0:13:20( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Rogers: development -- continue the development of the k-9 explosive development program.

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