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  • American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014


    A picture of Representative Ann Kirkpatrick

    Representative Ann Kirkpatrick

    From: AZ District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-09

    KIRKPATRICK. Mr. Speaker, I have a motion to recommit at the desk. The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is the gentlewoman opposed to the bill? Mrs. KIRKPATRICK. I am opposed to it in its current form. The...



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    Representative Andre Carson

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    Date: 2014-05-09

    CARSON of Indiana. Mr. Speaker, on May 9, 2014, I missed rollcall vote 210. Had I been present, I would have voted ``yes.'' The SPEAKER pro tempore. The question is on the passage of the bill. The...



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    Representative Sander M. Levin

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    Date: 2014-05-09

    LEVIN. Mr. Speaker, on that I demand the yeas and nays. The yeas and nays were ordered. The SPEAKER pro tempore. This will be a 5-minute vote. The vote was taken by electronic device, and there were--yeas...



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    Representative Kay Granger

    From: TX District 12

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-09

    GRANGER. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 211, due to a previously scheduled, and very important, constituent event in my district, I will not be present for this vote. Had I been present, I would have voted...



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    Representative Vicky Hartzler

    From: MO District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-09

    HARTZLER. Mr. Speaker, on Friday, May 9, 2014, I was unable to vote. Had I been present, I would have voted as follows: on rollcall No. 210, ``nay,'' on rollcall No. 211, ``yea.'' ...



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    Representative Suzanne Bonamici

    From: OR District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-09

    BONAMICI of oregon in the house of representatives Friday, May 9, 2014 Ms. BONAMICI. Mr. Speaker, I rise in reluctant...



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    Representative Sander M. Levin

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    Date: 2014-05-08

    LEVIN. Mr. Speaker, I yield as much time as he may consume to the gentleman from Maryland (Mr. Van Hollen), the ranking member on the Budget Committee. Mr. VAN HOLLEN. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-08

    VAN HOLLEN. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my friend and colleague, the ranking member of the Ways and Means Committee, for all the work he has done on tax policy to make sure we have a tax policy that...



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    Representative Kevin Brady

    From: TX District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-08

    BRADY of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman for bringing this important bill, the American Research and Competitiveness Act, to the House floor. This is a bipartisan bill. I am glad not only...



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    Representative Danny K. Davis

    From: IL District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-08

    DAVIS of Illinois. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to this legislation. H.R. 4438 would add $156 billion to the deficit to provide permanent tax breaks for businesses while doing nothing for the...



    A picture of Representative David G. Reichert

    Representative David G. Reichert

    From: WA District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-08

    REICHERT. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of the American Research and Competitiveness Act. This bill takes a couple of important steps in improving a tax credit...



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    Representative Ron Kind

    From: WI District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-08

    KIND. I thank my friend for yielding me this time. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of the goal to permanently extend the research and development tax credit. Our businesses, large and small,...



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    Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson

    From: TX District 30

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-08

    JOHNSON of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I regrettably rise in opposition to H.R. 4438, a bill that would simplify and make the research and development tax credit permanent. As ranking member of the Science,...



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    Representative Xavier Becerra

    From: CA District 34

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-08

    BECERRA. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Today's vote on H.R. 4438 and on five other Republican bills to come that would permanently extend other tax breaks without paying for them will increase...



    A picture of Representative Sander M. Levin

    Representative Sander M. Levin

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    Date: 2014-05-08

    LEVIN. Mr. Speaker, I now yield 2 minutes to the gentleman from Maryland (Mr. Hoyer), our distinguished whip. Mr. HOYER. Mr. Speaker, I rise with a great deal of sadness. We are punting. USA Today...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-08

    HOYER. Mr. Speaker, I rise with a great deal of sadness. We are punting. USA Today said, ``House action on tax extenders forfeits credibility on deficits and national debt.'' They are right. The distinguished...



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    Representative Charles B. Rangel

    From: NY District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-08

    RANGEL asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. RANGEL. Mr. Speaker, I am opposed to this bill because I didn't think it was honest with the American people, and the chairman...



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    Representative Lloyd Doggett

    From: TX District 35

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-08

    DOGGETT. Mr. Speaker, this bill represents only the first of many installments of hundreds of billions of dollars that the Republicans plan to finance with more debt, borrowing from the Chinese or whoever...



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    Representative Kevin Brady

    From: TX District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-05-08

    BRADY of Texas. I thank the chairman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I was touring a hospital in the Rio Grande Valley the other day, and we were going through the critical care unit, with young babies...



    A picture of Representative Anna G. Eshoo

    Representative Anna G. Eshoo

    From: CA District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-08

    ESHOO. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014, a bill to simplify and permanently extend the U.S. research and development (R&D) tax credit. Over...



    A picture of Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-05-08

    JACKSON LEE of texas in the house of representatives Thursday, May 8, 2014 Ms. JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong...