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  • Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1911, Smarter Solutions for Students Act


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    Representative Virginia Foxx

    From: NC District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-05-23

    FOXX. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 232 and ask for its immediate consideration. The Clerk read the resolution, as follows: ...



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    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-23

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentlelady from North Carolina for yielding me the customary 30 minutes, and I yield myself such time as I may consume. On July 1, interest rates on federally subsidized...



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    Representative G. K. Butterfield

    From: NC District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-23

    BUTTERFIELD. I thank the gentlelady for yielding time, and I thank her for her leadership on this issue and here in the Congress. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to the rule for H.R. 1911....



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    Representative Suzan K. DelBene

    From: WA District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-23

    DelBENE. I want to thank the gentlewoman for the time. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to oppose this rule and discuss the importance of protecting college affordability. One of my top priorities is to...



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    Representative Kathy Castor

    From: FL District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-23

    CASTOR of Florida. I thank my colleague, the ranking member of the Rules Committee, for yielding the time and for being a consistent voice on behalf of families and students across America. Mr. Speaker,...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-23

    JACKSON LEE asked and was given permission to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. JACKSON LEE. I thank the gentlelady from New York and the gentlelady from North Carolina. I thank the gentlelady from...



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    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-23

    DeLAURO. I rise in opposition to this bill. Why? It increases the cost of student debt for millions of Americans just trying to continue their education. It is just another example of the House majority...



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    Representative Rob Woodall

    From: GA District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-05-23

    WOODALL. I thank my friend from North Carolina for yielding me the time, and really appreciate her leadership on this issue. You know, Mr. Speaker, I tell the young people when I speak to them back...



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    Representative Jared Polis

    From: CO District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-23

    POLIS. I thank the gentlelady from New York. T-minus 38 days, 38 days until student loan interest rates are scheduled to increase from 3.4 to 6.8 percent. Mr. Speaker, in my district in Colorado,...



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    Representative Yvette D. Clarke

    From: NY District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-05-23

    CLARKE. Today, I rise in opposition to this rule and the underlying bill, H.R. 1911, Smarter Solutions for Students Act, the so- called Republican solution to address the impending student loan interest...