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  • Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2216, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014


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    Representative Daniel Webster

    From: FL District 10

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-06-04

    WEBSTER of Florida. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 243 and ask for its immediate consideration. The Clerk read the resolution, as follows: ...



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    Representative Alcee L. Hastings

    From: FL District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-06-04

    HASTINGS of Florida. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. I'd also like to thank my friend and colleague, the gentleman from Florida, the former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives,...



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    Representative Nita M. Lowey

    From: NY District 17

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-06-04

    LOWEY. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to this rule, which would deem the discretionary spending levels in the Ryan budget as law. The Ryan budget endorses sequestration, is unrealistic, unworkable,...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-06-04

    HOYER. I thank my friend. Mr. Speaker, what's before us is before us. What's before us is a rule, not the MilCon bill, not Homeland Security. What's before us is the bill. And what does the bill do? ...



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    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-06-04

    DeLAURO. I rise in strong opposition to this rule, which aims to approve the House majority's inadequate appropriations allocation level for 2014, a level that is over $90 billion below that of the Senate...



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    Representative Chris Van Hollen

    From: MD District 8

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-06-04

    VAN HOLLEN. I thank my friend, Mr. Hastings. I've been listening to Mr. Webster. And if I were Mr. Webster, I'd be doing exactly what he's doing, which is focusing on the underlying bills: the spending...



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    Representative Rob Woodall

    From: GA District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-06-04

    WOODALL. Mr. Speaker, I thank my friend and colleague from Florida for yielding me the time. I hadn't anticipated coming down here today, Mr. Speaker. I came down to listen, but I hadn't anticipated...



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    Representative Barbara Lee

    From: CA District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-06-04

    LEE of California. Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the gentleman for yielding. Let me just say, first, as a member of both the Appropriations and the Budget Committees, I rise in strong opposition...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-06-04

    JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to the rule for H.R. 2216, Military Construction/VA Appropriations act for Fy 2014. I oppose the rule because it adheres to the draconian spending...



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    Representative Henry C. "Hank" Johnson Jr.

    From: GA District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-06-04

    JOHNSON, JR. of georgia in the house of representatives Tuesday, June 4, 2013 Mr. JOHNSON of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I rise...