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  • Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014


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    Representative Bill Shuster

    From: PA District 9

    Party:

    Date: 2014-07-31

    SHUSTER. Madam Speaker, pursuant to House Resolution 696, I call up the bill (H.R. 5021) to provide an extension of Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and other programs...



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    Representative Larry Bucshon

    From: IN District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-31

    BUCSHON. Madam Speaker, I rise today in support of this important motion. Last year, I was honored to be a conferee on MAP-21, and I am proud of the bill our conference committee produced. Our Nation's...



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    Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton

    From: DC District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    NORTON. Madam Speaker, I thank my good friend, the ranking member of the full committee, for his work to try to get us a fully funded bill, that I am sure the chairman desired as well. But I must say,...



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    Representative Markwayne Mullin

    From: OK District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-31

    MULLIN. Madam Speaker, it is with great pleasure that I stand in front of you today in support of H.R. 5021, the Highway Transportation and Funding Act. We, as a body, stand here all the time and we...



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    Representative Earl Blumenauer

    From: OR District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    BLUMENAUER. Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the gentleman's courtesy and his leadership. I listened to my friend from Oklahoma. I wish his leadership would listen to him to create an atmosphere of certainty...



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    Representative Peter A. DeFazio

    From: OR District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    DeFAZIO. Madam Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding. Many years ago, I worked as a bicycle mechanic, so I know how to patch a tube. But if you get to the point where you can't see the tube anymore...



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    Representative Corrine Brown

    From: FL District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    BROWN of Florida. Madam Speaker, Surface Transportation Programs are too critical to our economy to become a political issue. The short- term Highway Trust Fund extension that the House is voting on today...



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    Representative Robin L. Kelly

    From: IL District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    KELLY of Illinois. Mr. Speaker, on rollcall No. 473, had I been present, I would have voted ``no.'' ____________________ ...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-31

    VAN HOLLEN of maryland in the house of representatives Thursday, July 31, 2014 Mr. VAN HOLLEN. Madam Speaker, I rise in reluctant...



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    Representative Bill Shuster

    From: PA District 9

    Party:

    Date: 2014-07-15

    SHUSTER. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent that all Members may have 5 legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous materials on H.R. 5021. The SPEAKER pro tempore....



    A picture of Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton

    Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton

    From: DC District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-15

    NORTON. I thank my good friend from West Virginia for yielding, and I thank both the chairman and the ranking member for their hard work on this bill. I know that they both wanted a long-term bill and...



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    Representative Eric A. "Rick" Crawford

    From: AR District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-15

    CRAWFORD. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman for his work on H.R. 5021, which I rise in support of this afternoon, which provides greater certainty and sufficient funding for infrastructure projects across...



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    Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson

    From: TX District 30

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-15

    JOHNSON SPORT FISH RESTORATION ACT. Section 4 of the Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 777c) is amended-- (1) in subsection (a) in the matter preceding paragraph...



    A picture of Representative Lou Barletta

    Representative Lou Barletta

    From: PA District 11

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-15

    BARLETTA. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of this legislation that will keep our highway trust fund solvent until we agree on a long-term solution. If we fail to act, the money to fund surface transportation...



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    Representative Janice Hahn

    From: CA District 44

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-15

    HAHN. Mr. Speaker, I thank Chairman Shuster and Ranking Member Rahall for bringing this before us today. This short-term highway trust fund fix is crucial for keeping our highway and transit systems...



    A picture of Representative Larry Bucshon

    Representative Larry Bucshon

    From: IN District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-15

    BUCSHON. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of this legislation. Last year, I was honored to be conferee a for MAP-21, the highway bill, and I am proud of the bill that our conference committee produced...



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    Representative Peter A. DeFazio

    From: OR District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-15

    DeFAZIO. Mr. Speaker, we can pretend that we care about the future of America and its transportation system. We used to be number one in the world, widely recognized. We are now rated 26th, and we are...



    A picture of Representative Shelley Moore Capito

    Representative Shelley Moore Capito

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    Date: 2014-07-15

    CAPITO. I want to thank Chairman Shuster and Ranking Member Rahall for bringing this bill to the floor today. Mr. Speaker, more than 700,000 jobs and 6,000 road and bridge projects could be in jeopardy...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-15

    HOYER. Those were the good old days, I tell my friend Mr. Rahall, when I got an unlimited 1 minute. Mr. Speaker, there is some good news. The good news is this committee is chaired by someone who wants...



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    Representative Rodney Davis

    From: IL District 13

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-15

    DAVIS of Illinois. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Speaker, supporting H.R. 5021 means protecting hundreds of thousands of jobs throughout this great country. More specifically, in Illinois, it means...



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    Representative John L. Mica

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    Date: 2014-07-15

    MICA. Thank you, Mr. Chairman and the distinguished ranking member. Thank you for your hard work in trying right now to put a Band- Aid on our bleeding transportation funding. Thank you for trying to...



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    Representative Lois Frankel

    From: FL District 22

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-15

    FRANKEL of Florida. Thank you, Mr. Rahall. Mr. Speaker, transportation moves our economy, and modern infrastructure is a path to jobs and prosperity. I will vote for this stopgap measure, but I want...



    A picture of Representative Sander M. Levin

    Representative Sander M. Levin

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    Party:

    Date: 2014-07-15

    LEVIN. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. I will support this bill because we are at the eleventh hour. No, it is not the eleventh hour; it is a few minutes before midnight. Unless...



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    Representative Earl Blumenauer

    From: OR District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-15

    BLUMENAUER. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. [[Page H6255]] I am pleased that Congress is finally acting today, not with a looming crisis, but one that is already upon us....



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    Representative Bill Pascrell Jr.

    From: NJ District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-15

    PASCRELL. I thank the ranking member, Mr. Speaker, and I want to thank our chairman, our ranking member who was just here a few moments ago. It is ironic, as I said earlier today, when we take up the...



    A picture of Representative Danny K. Davis

    Representative Danny K. Davis

    From: IL District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-15

    DAVIS of Illinois. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Speaker, supporting H.R. 5021 means protecting hundreds of thousands of jobs throughout this great country. More specifically, in Illinois, it means...



    A picture of Representative Lloyd Doggett

    Representative Lloyd Doggett

    From: TX District 35

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-15

    DOGGETT. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, today really demonstrates the House Republican fear of even trying. Their guiding strategic principle in this Congress is to do nothing and...



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    Representative Don Young

    From: AK District 0

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-15

    YOUNG of Alaska. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I would like to go through history. The former chairman of the Infrastructure Committee on the last large highway bill, SAFETEA-LU,...



    A picture of Representative Paul Ryan

    Representative Paul Ryan

    From: WI District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-07-15

    RYAN of Wisconsin. Mr. Speaker, the Department of Transportation reports that the Highway Trust Fund will be unable to fully fund critical, ongoing highway programs as soon as August. This crisis stems...



    A picture of Representative Corrine Brown

    Representative Corrine Brown

    From: FL District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-15

    BROWN of Florida. Mr. Speaker, I'm glad that the House is restoring a little sanity to this body by bringing up a clean extension of our nation's Surface Transportation Programs. These programs are too...