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  • Providing for Consideration of the Senate Amendment to H.R. 83, Insular Areas and Freely Associated States Energy Development


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    Representative Tom Cole

    From: OK District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-11

    COLE. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 776 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: 2014-12-11

    SLAUGHTER. Madam Speaker, I want to take just a moment to say I know this will be the last time you will be presiding over the House, and I want to thank you for your friendship over all these years....



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    Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler

    From: WA District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-11

    HERRERA BEUTLER. Madam Speaker, for over 100 years, the Federal Government has made a promise to our rural schools and counties to actively manage our forests. However, due to Federal regulations and...



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    Representative Chris Stewart

    From: UT District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-11

    STEWART. Will the gentlewoman yield? Ms. HERRERA BEUTLER. I yield to the gentleman from Utah. Mr. STEWART. Madam Speaker, as my colleague from Washington has so ably noted, in areas where large tracts...



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    Representative Kevin McCarthy

    From: CA District 23

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-12-11

    McCARTHY of California. I thank my colleagues for yielding, and I share their concern on this important matter. I want to ensure my colleagues that enacting an extension of the Secure Rural Schools program...



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    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    McGOVERN. I thank the gentlewoman. Madam Speaker, I oppose this closed rule, and I oppose the underlying bill, which is the product of a closed and deeply flawed process. It contains policy riders...



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    Representative Maxine Waters

    From: CA District 43

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    WATERS. Madam Chair, I have come to the floor today to stop Republican efforts to give Wall Street banks a multibillion dollar gift this Christmas. Under the cover of must-pass legislation, big bank...



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    Representative Bennie G. Thompson

    From: MS District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    THOMPSON of Mississippi. Madam Speaker, I appreciate the time yielded by the gentlelady from New York. Madam Speaker, I rise today to express my strong opposition to H.R. 83, the Consolidated and Further...



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    Representative Donna F. Edwards

    From: MD District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    EDWARDS. Madam Speaker, I thank the gentlelady from New York. Madam Speaker, I rise in opposition to the rule that is providing for consideration of this so-called omnibus bill. Among the many troublesome...



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    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    HOYER. Madam Speaker, I thank the gentlewoman for yielding. I thank her for her leadership on the Rules Committee. I thank Mr. Cole for his remarks. Madam Speaker, I want to rise and support Mr. Cole....



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    Representative Daniel T. Kildee

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    Date: 2014-12-11

    KILDEE. I thank the gentlewoman. Madam Speaker, I share the concern expressed by my friend, Mr. Cole, that if we don't act today, government will be shut down, so I agree that we need to act. The question...



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    Representative John P. Sarbanes

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    Date: 2014-12-11

    SARBANES. Madam Speaker, I rise in opposition to the underlying bill. There are two provisions in this bill that are deeply offensive to the American people and their sense of fairness. Over here,...



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    Representative Theodore E. Deutch

    From: FL District 21

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    DEUTCH. Madam Speaker, I thank my friend, and I rise in opposition to the rule and in opposition to the underlying legislation. Last night in the Rules Committee, I offered an amendment to strike a...



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    Representative Barbara Lee

    From: CA District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    LEE of California. Madam Speaker, I want to thank the gentlelady for yielding and for her tremendous hard work and support. Madam Speaker, I rise in opposition to this rule and this bill for many reasons,...



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    Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton

    From: DC District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    NORTON. Madam Speaker, I thank my good friend for all of her hard work on this bill. District of Columbia voters passed the most restrictive marijuana legalization law in the country, Initiative 71,...



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    Representative Peter Welch

    From: VT District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-12-11

    WELCH. Madam Speaker, I thank the gentlelady. One of the big challenges that this institution faces is to restore its credibility with the American people. This process that we have gone through, where,...