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House Proceeding 12-11-07 on Dec 11th, 2007 :: 1:51:23 to 1:55:40
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Darrell E. Issa

1:49:52 to 1:51:23( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Darrell E. Issa

Darrell E. Issa

1:51:10 to 1:51:23( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: of his time. the gent leman from missouri. is mr. clay: mr. speaker, i yield as much time to my friend from texas as he would like to consume. the speaker pro tempore:ea the gentleman from texas

Solomon P. Ortiz

1:51:23 to 1:51:38( Edit History Discussion )

Solomon P. Ortiz: is recognized. mr. ortiz: mr. speaker, let me thank chairman clay and my good friend, mr. issa, for bringing this bill to the floor. and i rise today to congratulate and honor the biggest

Solomon P. Ortiz

1:51:23 to 1:55:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Solomon P. Ortiz

Solomon P. Ortiz

1:51:38 to 1:51:53( Edit History Discussion )

Solomon P. Ortiz: little town in texas. robstown has been celebrating a century 24 yearea -- this year as the city turns 100 years old. this centennial celebration and resolution are especially important to me, because

Solomon P. Ortiz

1:51:53 to 1:52:08( Edit History Discussion )

Solomon P. Ortiz: robstown a. city of about 14,000 people, is my hometown. i was born and reared and raised there. attended public schools there. and held my first job as a printer's devil with the local newspaper,

Solomon P. Ortiz

1:52:08 to 1:52:21( Edit History Discussion )

Solomon P. Ortiz: the robstown record. cotton, vegetable farming played an important role in the history and economy of robstown, named after a prominent local leader, robert driscoll. robstown is a town where citizens

Solomon P. Ortiz

1:52:21 to 1:52:32( Edit History Discussion )

Solomon P. Ortiz: are deeply committed to public service. we have seen sons and daughters to shape the history of local, state, and federal offices. they have all served in our military. they have distinguished themselves

Solomon P. Ortiz

1:52:32 to 1:52:54( Edit History Discussion )

Solomon P. Ortiz: in military services. we have had county commissioners, sheriff, district attorneys, district judges, federal judges, state representatives, and this proud member of the congress who came out from this little

Solomon P. Ortiz

1:52:54 to 1:53:12( Edit History Discussion )

Solomon P. Ortiz: town of 14,000 people. robstown also is a great athletic tradition. gene upshaw, the former national football league d a great football star, came from this little town of robstown. a boxer on the historic

Solomon P. Ortiz

1:53:12 to 1:53:24( Edit History Discussion )

Solomon P. Ortiz: 1960 olympiteam who later earned a degree at night school. kathy from robstown, she married bing crosby. our students also excelled in the classroom including the robstown high school band and

Solomon P. Ortiz

1:53:24 to 1:53:40( Edit History Discussion )

Solomon P. Ortiz: they have achieved much in the field of athletics and academics. all year long we have recognized the century celebration which included a cebration on june 1. one of the greatest traditions

Solomon P. Ortiz

1:53:40 to 1:53:53( Edit History Discussion )

Solomon P. Ortiz: is the annual cotton fest held in october. this year was the biggest ever event that we have had. we have live music, arts and crafts, a sports competition, contests, carnivals, and

Solomon P. Ortiz

1:53:53 to 1:54:10( Edit History Discussion )

Solomon P. Ortiz: historic exhibits provide something for everyone in the community. we also have so much to look forward to as our town continues to grow. robstown entered the 21st century at the crossroads of

Solomon P. Ortiz

1:54:10 to 1:54:24( Edit History Discussion )

Solomon P. Ortiz: international trade. due to its proximity to railroads, interstate, highways, seaport, and airport it is the hub in that aira. it will serve as a hub by connecting major railway companies, kansas

Solomon P. Ortiz

1:54:24 to 1:54:37( Edit History Discussion )

Solomon P. Ortiz: city southern, and union pacific with direct links to corpus christi, brownsville, houston, san antonio, and laredo. it's also home to the new county fair grounds and an inter-- entertainment venue.

Solomon P. Ortiz

1:54:37 to 1:54:49( Edit History Discussion )

Solomon P. Ortiz: my hometown is the future home of an inland port which will be the first such port in the united states and the future home of a storage facility. no trip would be complete without a good

Solomon P. Ortiz

1:54:49 to 1:55:02( Edit History Discussion )

Solomon P. Ortiz: feeling yourself up with south texas best barbecue at joe cotton's. cotton's is an identify connick restaurant. for many of you have joined me for lunch in south texas style. it is where presidential

Solomon P. Ortiz

1:55:02 to 1:55:14( Edit History Discussion )

Solomon P. Ortiz: candidates, athletes, businesspeople, cowboys, writers, astronauts, generals, admirals, and other seb brits and thousands of others. they -- celebrities and thousands of others. robstown is the best

Solomon P. Ortiz

1:55:14 to 1:55:26( Edit History Discussion )

Solomon P. Ortiz: of our community south texas. friendly, family-oriented, and proud of their history. it was there my mother taught me my most important lesson. to always serve the community that gave you

Solomon P. Ortiz

1:55:26 to 1:55:33( Edit History Discussion )

Solomon P. Ortiz: so many opportunities growing up to whom much is given, much is expected. please join me in honoring robstown on the city's 100th anniversary. i join my friends, chairman clay, and mr. issa,

Solomon P. Ortiz

1:55:33 to 1:55:40( Edit History Discussion )

Solomon P. Ortiz: for joining me t oday in bringing this billng to the floor. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman

Wm. Lacy Clay

1:55:40 to 1:55:55( Edit History Discussion )

Wm. Lacy Clay: from california. mr. issa: i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from missouri. mr. clay: mr. speaker, i urge all of my colleagues

Wm. Lacy Clay

1:55:40 to 1:58:56( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Wm. Lacy Clay

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