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  • Keystone XL Pipeline Act


    A picture of Representative Bill Shuster

    Representative Bill Shuster

    From: PA District 9

    Party:

    Date: 2015-01-09

    SHUSTER. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent that all Members have 5 legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous materials on H.R. 3. The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is there...



    A picture of Representative Peter A. DeFazio

    Representative Peter A. DeFazio

    From: OR District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-09

    DeFAZIO. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. Well, it is Groundhog Day come early to the floor of the House. It is cold enough I guess for Groundhog Day, but this will be the 10th...



    A picture of Representative Richard L. Hanna

    Representative Richard L. Hanna

    From: NY District 22

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-09

    HANNA. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of this bill as vice chair of the Pipeline Subcommittee. Pipelines are the single safest way to transport liquids--safer than rail, safer than trucks. The...



    A picture of Representative Raúl M. Grijalva

    Representative Raúl M. Grijalva

    From: AZ District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-09

    GRIJALVA. I thank the gentleman from Oregon. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in opposition to what can only be described as an earmark for a Canadian corporation. It speaks volumes about the Republican agenda,...



    A picture of Representative Tom Emmer

    Representative Tom Emmer

    From: MN District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-09

    EMMER. I thank the gentleman from Pennsylvania. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the Keystone pipeline, which will safely move 300 million barrels annually, strengthen our economy, continue...



    A picture of Representative Kevin Cramer

    Representative Kevin Cramer

    From: ND District 0

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-09

    CRAMER. I thank the chairman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I just heard a word that is almost hard to believe. We have been accused of expediting this process. Ladies and gentlemen, this is day 2,303...



    A picture of Representative Ted Poe

    Representative Ted Poe

    From: TX District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-09

    POE of Texas. I thank the gentleman. Mr. Speaker, the permitting for the Keystone pipeline has taken longer than it took for the United States to win World War II. Isn't that lovely? The pipeline...



    A picture of Representative Jeff Denham

    Representative Jeff Denham

    From: CA District 10

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-09

    DENHAM. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 3, the Keystone XL Pipeline Act. This bill is based on the Cassidy Keystone bill which passed the House last Congress on a bipartisan vote of 252-161. ...



    A picture of Representative Bill Pascrell Jr.

    Representative Bill Pascrell Jr.

    From: NJ District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-09

    PASCRELL. Thank you, Ranking Member. Mr. Speaker, we know that building the Keystone pipeline will create some jobs, and it can even help lower consumers' prices, but many of these jobs are temporary,...



    A picture of Representative Adrian Smith

    Representative Adrian Smith

    From: NE District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-09

    SMITH of Nebraska. I thank the chairman for the time. Mr. Speaker, as you all know, a major portion of the Keystone XL pipeline will run through Nebraska's Third District. Nebraskans overwhelmingly...



    A picture of Representative Barbara Comstock

    Representative Barbara Comstock

    From: VA District 10

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-09

    COMSTOCK. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of H.R. 3, the Keystone XL pipeline. This bill is about good-paying jobs and energy security. Republicans and many Democrats agree on this, as well as...



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    Representative Tom Reed

    From: NY District 23

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-09

    REED. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of this legislation to authorize the building of the Keystone pipeline. It is time. Enough is enough. We...



    A picture of Representative Larry Bucshon

    Representative Larry Bucshon

    From: IN District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-09

    BUCSHON. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong support of the Keystone XL pipeline, the most studied pipeline in American history. After 6 years and 22,000 pages of review, the President's own State Department...



    A picture of Representative Ed Whitfield

    Representative Ed Whitfield

    From: KY District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-09

    WHITFIELD. Mr. Speaker, the Energy and Commerce Committee has shared jurisdiction over this issue with T&I, and we have a number of members that would like to speak on the issue as well. At this time,...



    A picture of Representative Fred Upton

    Representative Fred Upton

    From: MI District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-09

    UPTON. Mr. Speaker, do you like cheap oil? Most Americans would say ``yes,'' and a number of us have strongly pursued a North American energy independence plan for years, and our friend, Canada, is a...



    A picture of Representative Frank Pallone Jr.

    Representative Frank Pallone Jr.

    From: NJ District 6

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-09

    PALLONE. Mr. Speaker, I yield to the gentleman from Texas (Mr. Gene Green) for a unanimous consent request. (Mr. GENE GREEN of Texas asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) ...



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    Representative Gene Green

    From: TX District 29

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-09

    GREEN of Texas asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. GENE GREEN of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 3. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of H.R. 3,...



    A picture of Representative Pete Olson

    Representative Pete Olson

    From: TX District 22

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-09

    OLSON. Mr. Speaker, I thank my chairman and friend. Mr. Speaker, I speak today as a former naval aviator who flew alongside Canadian Armed Forces as we won the cold war. We have no greater ally than...



    A picture of Representative Bobby L. Rush

    Representative Bobby L. Rush

    From: IL District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-09

    RUSH. Mr. Speaker, I thank the ranking member. Mr. Speaker, I strongly oppose this bill, and I strongly disagree with this abhorrent process that the majority side has undertaken in order to hastily...



    A picture of Representative Kevin McCarthy

    Representative Kevin McCarthy

    From: CA District 23

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-09

    McCARTHY. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, as we stand on the floor debating a bill to approve the Keystone pipeline, we all need to admit that we shouldn't be doing this....



    A picture of Representative Peter Welch

    Representative Peter Welch

    From: VT District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-09

    WELCH. Mr. Speaker, at the heart of this issue are two questions: First, is climate change real? Is it a threat to our economy, to jobs, to our environment, and to our security? Speaking for Vermont,...



    A picture of Representative Marsha Blackburn

    Representative Marsha Blackburn

    From: TN District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-09

    BLACKBURN. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the chairman from Kentucky for his tenacious work on this issue. This is the 10th time this has come to the floor and he has been diligent and has continued to...



    A picture of Representative David Scott

    Representative David Scott

    From: GA District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-09

    SCOTT of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, this bill is a labor economics jobs bill. The American people need jobs. The labor unions who founded and built the middle class of this Nation need jobs. But, ladies...



    A picture of Representative Mike Bost

    Representative Mike Bost

    From: IL District 12

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-09

    BOST. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of H.R. 3 and the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Part of the existing pipeline system actually...



    A picture of Representative Susan A. Davis

    Representative Susan A. Davis

    From: CA District 53

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-09

    DAVIS of California. Mr. Speaker, how does this one project, the Keystone XL pipeline, get so much outsized attention? We currently have a sprawling, 185,000-mile network of oil pipelines in the United...



    A picture of Representative John Shimkus

    Representative John Shimkus

    From: IL District 15

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-09

    SHIMKUS asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. SHIMKUS. Mr. Speaker, I also want to say congratulations again to my friend Congressman Pallone for assuming the ranking...



    A picture of Representative Carolyn B. Maloney

    Representative Carolyn B. Maloney

    From: NY District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-09

    MALONEY of New York. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition. We have been promised thousands of jobs, but the U.S. State Department estimates that this will create only 35 permanent jobs. Yes, they will...



    A picture of Representative Gregg Harper

    Representative Gregg Harper

    From: MS District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-09

    HARPER. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman. Here we are again working to pass a bill to approve construction of the northern portion of the Keystone XL pipeline. Again, with the facts on our side. Again,...



    A picture of Representative David Rouzer

    Representative David Rouzer

    From: NC District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-09

    ROUZER. Mr. Speaker, I have heard more than one person say common sense isn't so common anymore. Boy, isn't that right? Well, today, we have a unique opportunity to pass commonsense legislation that...



    A picture of Representative Steve Russell

    Representative Steve Russell

    From: OK District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-09

    RUSSELL. Mr. Speaker, as a combat veteran, we should never have to fight for something that we can so readily produce here. Why should we put competitors in leverage over our economy and give them dollars...



    A picture of Representative Yvette D. Clarke

    Representative Yvette D. Clarke

    From: NY District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-09

    CLARKE of New York. Mr. Speaker, the majority has chosen the first week of the 114th Congress to relitigate the battles of the previous two Congresses. This time, we're here debating whether or not to...



    A picture of Representative Brian Babin

    Representative Brian Babin

    From: TX District 36

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-09

    BABIN. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong support of H.R. 3, the Keystone XL Pipeline Act. For far too long, President Obama has impeded construction of the Keystone XL pipeline--costing the American...



    A picture of Representative Kenny Marchant

    Representative Kenny Marchant

    From: TX District 24

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-09

    MARCHANT. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to urge passage of The Keystone XL Pipeline Act. The Keystone Pipeline represents a critical asset in our efforts to increase energy security and reduce our dependence...



    A picture of Representative Debbie Dingell

    Representative Debbie Dingell

    From: MI District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-09

    DINGELL. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to H.R. 3, the Keystone XL Pipeline Act. While I welcome an open and transparent debate about whether building this pipeline is in our national interest, that...



    A picture of Representative John Garamendi

    Representative John Garamendi

    From: CA District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-09

    GARAMENDI. Mr. Speaker, I have a motion to recommit at the desk. The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is the gentleman opposed to the bill? Mr. GARAMENDI. I am. The SPEAKER pro tempore. The Clerk will report...



    A picture of Representative Ken Calvert

    Representative Ken Calvert

    From: CA District 42

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-01-09

    CALVERT of california in the house of representatives Friday, January 9, 2015 Mr. CALVERT. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in strong...



    A picture of Representative Chris Van Hollen

    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-09

    VAN HOLLEN of maryland in the house of representatives Friday, January 9, 2015 Mr. VAN HOLLEN. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition...



    A picture of Representative Anna G. Eshoo

    Representative Anna G. Eshoo

    From: CA District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-01-09

    ESHOO of california in the house of representatives Friday, January 9, 2015 Ms. ESHOO. Mr. Speaker, today the House will vote...



    A picture of Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard

    Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2015-01-09

    ROYBAL-ALLARD of california in the house of representatives Friday, January 9, 2015 Ms. ROYBAL-ALLARD. Mr. Speaker, I oppose...