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  • Providing for Consideration of H.R. 273, Elimination of 2013 Pay Adjustment, and for Other Purposes


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    Representative Rob Woodall

    From: GA District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-14

    WOODALL. Madam Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 66 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: 2013-02-14

    POLIS. Madam Speaker, I raise a point of order against H. Res. 66 because the resolution violates section 426(a) of the Congressional Budget Act. The resolution, waiving all points of order, waives section...



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    Representative Gerald E. Connolly

    From: VA District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-14

    CONNOLLY. Madam Speaker, I appreciate the comments we've just heard. The bill before us today is just the latest partisan jab at Federal employees who are on the front lines protecting and serving our...



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    Representative Alcee L. Hastings

    From: FL District 20

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-14

    HASTINGS of Florida. Mr. Speaker, I thank my good friend, the gentleman from Georgia, for yielding the customary 30 minutes to me. I rise obviously in opposition to the rule for consideration of H.R....



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    Representative Roger Williams

    From: TX District 25

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-14

    WILLIAMS. Mr. Speaker, I stand here in support of H.R. 273, a commonsense bill to overturn President Obama's recent executive order that authorizes a .5 percent pay raise for Federal workers. With...



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    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-14

    McGOVERN. I thank the gentleman for yielding to me. First of all, Mr. Speaker, let me urge my colleagues, Democrats and Republicans alike, to vote against this closed rule. This is a closed rule by...



    A picture of Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-14

    SLAUGHTER. I thank my colleague from the Rules Committee. Mr. Speaker and everyone who is listening, you know by now and what you've heard by now is they want sequestration. The local papers and the...



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    Representative Robert J. Wittman

    From: VA District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2013-02-14

    WITTMAN. Mr. Speaker, today I rise in opposition to this bill. I'm proud to represent thousands of hardworking Federal civilian employees who selflessly serve this Nation on a daily basis. They fight...



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    Representative Ami Bera

    From: CA District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-14

    BERA. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak against the closed rule. Yesterday I introduced an amendment that would have separated the pay raise for Members of Congress from the remainder of Federal employees....



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    Representative Bill Pascrell Jr.

    From: NJ District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-14

    PASCRELL. Mr. Speaker, we need a balanced approach to reducing our deficit which makes responsible cuts while also raising revenue. This bill is not the way to do it. I have great respect for the gentleman's...



    A picture of Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-14

    JACKSON LEE asked and was given permission to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. JACKSON LEE. I thank my dear friend from Florida for the leadership on the issue, the number of Members who have already...



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    Representative Henry C. "Hank" Johnson Jr.

    From: GA District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-02-14

    JOHNSON of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, had I been present on Thursday, February 14, 2013, I would have voted ``no'' on the motion on ordering the previous question on the rule and ``no'' on H. Res. 66, the...