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    Representative Harold Rogers

    From: KY District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-11

    ROGERS of Kentucky. Mr. Speaker, pursuant to House Resolution 776, I call up the bill (H.R. 83) to require the Secretary of the Interior to assemble a team of technical, policy, and financial experts...



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    Representative Nita M. Lowey

    From: NY District 17

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    LOWEY. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. At the outset, I want to thank the gentleman from Kentucky, Chairman Rogers, for the cooperative way he has guided this committee. It has...



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    Representative Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

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    Date: 2014-12-11

    FRELINGHUYSEN. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman for yielding. I thank him for his leadership, and I thank Ranking Member Lowey as well. They both deserve credit for moving this bill. As we begin consideration...



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    Representative David E. Price

    From: NC District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    PRICE of North Carolina. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in opposition to this misguided legislation. First, however, I want to commend the bipartisan, bicameral leadership of our Appropriations Committee...



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    Representative José E. Serrano

    From: NY District 15

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    SERRANO asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. SERRANO. Mr. Speaker, I thank our ranking member for the time. First, let me mention a few of the good things in the Financial...



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    Representative Michael K. Simpson

    From: ID District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-11

    SIMPSON. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman. It should be noted also, Mr. Speaker, that this is the last time we expect to see you presiding before you retire also. You have done a marvelous job, and...



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    Representative Marcy Kaptur

    From: OH District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    KAPTUR. Mr. Speaker, I thank the ranking member of the full committee, Nita Lowey of New York, and the chairman, Hal Rogers, for the perseverance they have shown throughout this process. I rise to address...



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    Representative Chaka Fattah

    From: PA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    FATTAH. Mr. Speaker, in each and every one of our districts throughout the country, in every one of the families situated, there is a concern around neurological-based diseases and disorders--from Alzheimer's...



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    Representative Ander Crenshaw

    From: FL District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-11

    CRENSHAW. Mr. Speaker, I thank Chairman Rogers for yielding me this time, and I thank him for his leadership in this appropriations process. As chairman of the Financial Services and General Government...



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    Representative Ken Calvert

    From: CA District 42

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-11

    CALVERT. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong support of the fiscal year 2015 omnibus appropriations bill. The Interior provision of the omnibus is well balanced and reflects what can be achieved when...



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    Senator Nancy Pelosi

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    Date: 2014-12-11

    PELOSI. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlelady for yielding, and I commend her for her tremendous leadership. With great pride, we point to her as our ranking member on the Appropriations Committee. I...



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    Representative Jeff Fortenberry

    From: NE District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-11

    FORTENBERRY. Mr. Speaker, I thank our chairman, Mr. Rogers, for his steadfast commitment and hard work on this important bill. [[Page H9281]] Mr. Speaker, as President Kennedy once said, ``To govern...



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    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    DeLAURO. Mr. Speaker, as ranking member of the Labor, Health and Human Services Subcommittee, I worked hard on this portion of the legislation, and there are some real bright spots. But our problem...



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    Representative John Kline

    From: MN District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-11

    KLINE. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong support of H.R. 83, the omnibus appropriations bill for 2015. I want to commend the members of the...



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    Representative David P. Roe

    From: TN District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-11

    ROE of Tennessee. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of the multiemployer pension reform act contained in the underlying bill. This bipartisan legislation will strengthen and, in some cases, save...



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    Representative Donald Norcross

    From: NJ District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    NORCROSS. Mr. Speaker, it is ironic that we are having this discussion today. First, I want to thank the ranking member for yielding me time. I was sworn in just a few weeks ago. Prior to that, my...



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    Representative Susan W. Brooks

    From: IN District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-11

    BROOKS of Indiana. Mr. Speaker, first of all, I want to thank Chairman Kline, Ranking Member Miller, and Dr. Roe for working tirelessly on this incredibly difficult piece of legislation that I know...



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    Representative Harold Rogers

    From: KY District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-11

    ROGERS of Kentucky. Mr. Speaker, I reserve the balance of my time. Mrs. LOWEY. Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to yield 1 minute to the gentleman from Virginia (Mr. Moran), a very distinguished ranking member...



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    Representative Nita M. Lowey

    From: NY District 17

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    LOWEY. Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to yield 1 minute to the gentleman from Virginia (Mr. Moran), a very distinguished ranking member of the Appropriations Committee who is planning to retire. We will...



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    Representative Maxine Waters

    From: CA District 43

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    WATERS. Mr. Speaker and Members, we are poised to vote on legislation to fund government. Nobody wants to shut down our government. Everybody here wants to have an answer, and we could have an answer....



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    HOYER. Mr. Speaker and Members, ever since the conference report was reported out, Leader Pelosi and I have told everyone how objectionable the two provisions that have been discussed are on our side...



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    Representative Sam Farr

    From: CA District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    FARR. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank Mr. Rogers, the chair of the committee, for bringing a bill to the floor. I wish it was the full bill and not most of the bill. But I also want the world to note...



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    Representative Lloyd Doggett

    From: TX District 35

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    DOGGETT. Mr. Speaker, this bill puts a big bow on a holiday gift for the Wall Street contributors who get special treatment in the provisions of this [[Page H9285]] bill. Once again, here in the holiday...



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    Representative James R. Langevin

    From: RI District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    LANGEVIN. Mr. Speaker, I applaud the work Chairman Rogers, Ranking Member Lowey and their staffs put towards drafting legislation to fund the federal government. Sadly, I cannot support the finished...



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    Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton

    From: DC District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    NORTON. Mr. Speaker, I urge the majority to live up to its professed support for the principles of federalism, limited government, and local control of local affairs by not interfering in the local laws...



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    Representative John A. Boehner

    From: OH District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-11

    BOEHNER. Mr. Speaker, the intent of Division N, Section 101 is to establish separate limits for funds raised into separate, segregated accounts established by national political party committees for...



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    Representative Peter T. King

    From: NY District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-11

    KING of New York. Mr. Speaker, I would like to first thank the Chairman and Ranking Democrat of the House Education and Workforce Committee, Rep. John Kline and Rep. George Miller, for their efforts...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, I submit the following for the Record: OVERVIEW The Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, (``Cromnibus'') is comprised...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    VAN HOLLEN of maryland in the house of representatives Thursday, December 11, 2014 Mr. VAN HOLLEN. Mr. Speaker, I rise today...



    A picture of Representative David W. Jolly

    Representative David W. Jolly

    From: FL District 13

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-09

    JOLLY of florida in the house of representatives Tuesday, December 9, 2014 Mr. JOLLY. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of this...



    A picture of Representative Earl Blumenauer

    Representative Earl Blumenauer

    From: OR District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-09

    BLUMENAUER of oregon in the house of representatives Tuesday, December 9, 2014 Mr. BLUMENAUER. Mr. Speaker, it's inexcusable...



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    Representative Ed Whitfield

    From: KY District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-09-15

    WHITFIELD. Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 83) to require the Secretary of the Interior to assemble a team of technical, policy, and financial experts to address the...



    A picture of Representative Pedro R. Pierluisi

    Representative Pedro R. Pierluisi

    From: PR District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-15

    PIERLUISI. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 83, and commend my colleague, Mrs. Christensen, for her leadership in sponsoring this legislation. I am a cosponsor of this bill, and want to express...



    A picture of Representative Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan

    Representative Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan

    From: MP District 0

    Party: Independent

    Date: 2014-09-15

    SABLAN. Mr. Speaker, lowering the cost of electricity is extremely important to the people I represent in the Northern Mariana Islands. Residential customers in my district pay 40 cents per kilowatt-hour--three...