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  • Preventing Veteran Suicide


    A picture of Representative Dan Benishek

    Representative Dan Benishek

    From: MI District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-24

    BENISHEK. Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent that all Members may have 5 legislative days in which to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous materials on the topic of preventing veteran...



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    Representative Ralph Lee Abraham

    From: LA District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-24

    ABRAHAM. Thank you, Dr. Benishek, for having this. Mr. Speaker, I rise today with my colleagues to raise awareness of veteran suicide prevention. Let me underscore the word ``prevention''-- prevention...



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    Representative Kyrsten Sinema

    From: AZ District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-24

    SINEMA. Thank you, Congressman Benishek, for joining me today as a cohost of tonight's Special Order. September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time for our Nation to raise awareness about the persistent...



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    Representative Brad Ashford

    From: NE District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-24

    ASHFORD. I thank the gentleman for the time. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to discuss a subject many of our veterans and their families understandably find great difficulty in discussing. Veteran suicide,...



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    Representative Ryan A. Costello

    From: PA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-24

    COSTELLO of Pennsylvania. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the gentleman from Michigan for hosting this Special Order to raise awareness for an issue that impacts constituents in all of our congressional...



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    Representative Cheri Bustos

    From: IL District 17

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-24

    BUSTOS. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the gentlewoman from Arizona (Ms. Sinema) and the gentleman from Michigan (Mr. Benishek) for convening this important discussion this afternoon. As I am sure we...



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    Representative Bob Goodlatte

    From: VA District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-24

    GOODLATTE. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize an epidemic that is plaguing our servicemembers and our veterans, and that epidemic is suicide. Each day it is estimated, on average, 22 veterans commit...



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    Representative Debbie Dingell

    From: MI District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-24

    DINGELL. I thank my friend from Michigan for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I also want to thank my friends Congressman Benishek, Congresswoman Sinema, and Congresswoman Bustos for their leadership and for...



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    Representative Tim Murphy

    From: PA District 18

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-24

    MURPHY of Pennsylvania. I thank the gentleman for organizing this very important Special Order. Mr. Speaker, I will tell the stories of three servicemembers that I have known in my time in the Navy,...



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    Representative Scott H. Peters

    From: CA District 52

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-24

    PETERS. I want to thank the gentleman for yielding, and I want to thank Congresswoman Sinema and Congressman Benishek for their leadership on this issue, which is also of prime interest to me, this epidemic...



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    Representative Ted S. Yoho

    From: FL District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-24

    YOHO. Mr. Speaker, I would like to take a moment to thank my colleagues, Representatives Sinema and Dr. Benishek, for their leadership in arranging such a Special Order on such an important topic and...



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    Representative Matt Cartwright

    From: PA District 17

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-09-24

    CARTWRIGHT. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding, and I want to thank, particularly, Representatives Sinema and Benishek for bringing up this Special Order hour. For my own part, I speak...



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    Representative Jackie Walorski

    From: IN District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-09-24

    WALORSKI. Thank you, Mr. Benishek. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the distinguished gentleman from Michigan and the distinguished gentlewoman from Arizona for yielding. In honor of Suicide Prevention...