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  • Department of Defense Survivor Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014


    A picture of Representative Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

    Representative Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

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    Date: 2013-10-09

    FRELINGHUYSEN. Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 91) making continuing appropriations for death gratuities and related survivor benefits for survivors...



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    Representative Peter J. Visclosky

    From: IN District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-09

    VISCLOSKY. I yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, I rise, first of all, to thank Mr. Frelinghuysen for bringing this legislation to the floor. I want to thank Chairman Young of the...



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    Representative Harold Rogers

    From: KY District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-09

    ROGERS of Kentucky. I thank the chairman for yielding me this time. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of this bill, the Honoring the Families of Fallen Soldiers Act. This bill, as has been said, will...



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    Representative Mac Thornberry

    From: TX District 13

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-09

    THORNBERRY. Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the leadership of the gentleman from New Jersey in all matters related to national security, as well as the leadership of the gentleman from Indiana. I also appreciate...



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    Representative Betty McCollum

    From: MN District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-09

    McCOLLUM. Mr. Speaker, House Republicans made a purely political choice to shut down our government to advance their agenda. Unbelievably, House Republicans decided to shut down our government with...



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    Representative Duncan Hunter

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    Date: 2013-10-09

    HUNTER. I thank the gentleman from New Jersey and all of my colleagues on the Appropriations Committee who are bringing this up so quickly and for fast-tracking it. Mr. Speaker, I was in the Marine...



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    Representative Joe Wilson

    From: SC District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-09

    WILSON of South Carolina. Thank you, Congressman Frelinghuysen. I am very grateful that my oldest son's in-laws are ably served in New Jersey by Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen. Mr. Speaker, I stand...



    A picture of Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-09

    JACKSON LEE. I rise in enthusiastic support of H.J. Res. 91, and I thank the ranking member and the chairman for recognizing that all Members--all Members--had a pain in their heart regarding those mothers...



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    Representative Sanford D. Bishop Jr.

    From: GA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-09

    BISHOP of Georgia. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, this past Sunday, four brave United States servicemembers died in service to our Nation. Like too many before, Lieutenant Jennifer...



    A picture of Representative Nita M. Lowey

    Representative Nita M. Lowey

    From: NY District 17

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-10-09

    LOWEY. Mr. Speaker, without question, every Member of the House should support providing a death gratuity for family members following the death of service personnel. The majority is once again proposing...



    A picture of Representative Doug Collins

    Representative Doug Collins

    From: GA District 9

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-09

    COLLINS of Georgia. I rise today in strong support of H.J. Res. 91. Yesterday the Department of Defense issued a press release saying the Pentagon does not have the authority to pay death gratuities...



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    Representative Michael R. Turner

    From: OH District 10

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-09

    TURNER. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 538, I was inadvertently detained. Had I been present, I would have voted ``yes.'' ____________________ ...



    A picture of Representative Lynn A. Westmoreland

    Representative Lynn A. Westmoreland

    From: GA District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-10-09

    WESTMORELAND of georgia in the house of representatives Wednesday, October 9, 2013 Mr. WESTMORELAND. Mr. Speaker, I rise...