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  • Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1406, Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013


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    Representative Virginia Foxx

    From: NC District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-05-07

    FOXX. Madam Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 198 and ask for its immediate consideration. The Clerk read the resolution, as follows: ...



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    Representative Jared Polis

    From: CO District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-07

    POLIS. Madam Speaker, I thank the gentlelady for yielding me the customary 30 minutes, and I yield myself such time as I may consume. Madam Speaker, I rise today in opposition to the rule and the underlying...



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    Representative Lynn Jenkins

    From: KS District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-05-07

    JENKINS. Madam Speaker, I thank the gentlewoman for yielding. As a working mom, I know how tough it is to occasionally miss family events. And whether it's a parent-teacher conference, a soccer or a...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-07

    JACKSON LEE. I thank the managers of this legislation. And I think it should be made very clear, since we'll have a general debate that I hope to engage in, that the underlying premise of this bill,...



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    Representative Vicky Hartzler

    From: MO District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-05-07

    HARTZLER. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the Working Families Flexibility Act. This legislation would remove an outdated Federal mandate that prohibits private sector workers from benefiting...



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    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-07

    DeLAURO. I rise in opposition to the previous question. Defeat of the previous question will allow the gentleman from Colorado to amend the rule to provide for consideration of the Paycheck Fairness...



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    Representative Marlin A. Stutzman

    From: IN District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-05-07

    STUTZMAN. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlelady for yielding. Mr. Speaker, life is hard. Across Indiana, moms and dads are working hard to make ends meet, and it's anything but easy. The national unemployment...



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    Representative Lois Capps

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    Party:

    Date: 2013-05-07

    CAPPS. Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague from Colorado for yielding time. I rise in opposition to H.R. 1406. This isn't the first time we've seen anti-worker legislation paraded as a pro-family solution....



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    Representative Marcy Kaptur

    From: OH District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-07

    KAPTUR. I thank Congressman Polis for yielding time and rise against the rule and the underlying bill, H.R. 1406, the More Work for Less Pay Act. Congress should protect workers' wages and overtime...



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    Representative Carolyn B. Maloney

    From: NY District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-07

    MALONEY of New York. I thank the gentleman for yielding, and I rise in opposition to the majority's Working Families Flexibility Act. [[Page H2457]] It troubles me to oppose a bill that has the exact...



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    Representative Jared Polis

    From: CO District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-07

    POLIS. Mr. Speaker, I demand a recorded vote. A recorded vote was ordered. The SPEAKER pro tempore. This will be a 5-minute vote. The vote was taken by electronic device, and there were--ayes 228,...