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  • Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1806, America Competes Reauthorization Act of 2015


    A picture of Representative Dan Newhouse

    Representative Dan Newhouse

    From: WA District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-05-19

    NEWHOUSE. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 271 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: 2015-05-19

    POLIS. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. I thank the gentleman from Washington for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in opposition to the rule and the underlying bills. We...



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    Representative Lamar Smith

    From: TX District 21

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-05-19

    SMITH of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman from Washington for yielding me time, and who is a former member of the Science, Space, and Technology Committee himself. H.R. 1806, the America COMPETES...



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    Representative Earl Blumenauer

    From: OR District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-05-19

    BLUMENAUER. I appreciate the gentleman's courtesy in yielding me this time. Mr. Speaker, I want to speak to just one aspect on the floor of this rule. My colleague from Washington made a statement...



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    Representative Randy K. Weber Sr.

    From: TX District 14

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-05-19

    WEBER of Texas. I thank the gentleman from Washington for yielding me the time. I am glad to hear I am getting us back on subject. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the rule on H.R. 1806, the...



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    Representative Donna F. Edwards

    From: MD District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-05-19

    EDWARDS. Mr. Speaker, I rise today both as a member of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. I can't think of a worse rule, frankly,...



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    Representative Peter Welch

    From: VT District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-05-19

    WELCH. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, we need a surface transportation bill, but the last thing in the world we need is this bill, a 2-month extension. If this short-term plan was...



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    Representative Derek Kilmer

    From: WA District 6

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-05-19

    KILMER. Mr. Speaker, I thank the good gentleman from Colorado for yielding. Mr. Speaker, prior to coming to Congress, I worked at the Economic Development Board for Tacoma, and in my office, I had...



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    Representative Scott H. Peters

    From: CA District 52

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-05-19

    PETERS. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, our country, as Mr. Kilmer pointed out, is facing an ever-increasing global competition for scientific research. We can't afford to cede the...



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    Representative Carolyn B. Maloney

    From: NY District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-05-19

    MALONEY of New York. I want to thank the gentleman from the great State of Colorado for yielding and for his leadership on the Rules Committee and on so many other important issues before this Congress. ...



    A picture of Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-05-19

    JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, I rise to speak on H.R. 1806, the America COMPETES Act of 2015, a bill that was originally written to provide much needed support for our nation's res arch and development activities...