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  • Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 8, North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015, and Providing for Consideration of the Conference Report on S. 1177, Student Success Act


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    Representative Michael C. Burgess

    From: TX District 26

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-12-02

    BURGESS. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 542 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: 2015-12-02

    POLIS. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. I am glad the gentleman got to education. We heard 9 or 10 minutes about this corporate welfare energy bill, which is not going anywhere,...



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    Representative Virginia Foxx

    From: NC District 5

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-12-02

    FOXX. Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague, Dr. Burgess, for yielding time. Mr. Speaker, as a child, my family's home didn't have electricity or running [[Page H8878]] water. My parents, while dedicated...



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    Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III

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    Date: 2015-12-02

    KENNEDY. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my colleague for yielding and for all of the work that he has put in on an important and necessary advancement in our education system. As he mentioned, the rule...



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    Representative Bradley Byrne

    From: AL District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-12-02

    BYRNE. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, as a former member of the Alabama State school board, former chancellor of postsecondary education for the State of Alabama, and as a member...



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    Representative Bill Pascrell Jr.

    From: NJ District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    PASCRELL. Mr. Speaker, I have a great deal of respect for the ranking member's intellect and integrity, as well as the chairman, in working through this rule. But it is simply disgraceful that while...



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    Representative John J. Duncan Jr.

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    Date: 2015-12-02

    DUNCAN of Tennessee. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of this rule and in support of both bills that this rule will bring to the floor. I thank the gentleman from Texas for yielding me this time. I find...



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    Representative Peter Welch

    From: VT District 0

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    WELCH. Mr. Speaker, this bill is missing a great opportunity where we have common ground on energy efficiency. Mr. Upton and Mr. Whitfield are great chairmen of the subcommittee and the standing committee...



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    Representative Tim Ryan

    From: OH District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    RYAN of Ohio. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to the rule, but I would like to speak on some of the positive benefits I see in the education portion of this bill coming down the pike later on today. ...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-12-02

    JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support to S. 1177, which is a sea change that moves the nation's education system away from ``No Child Left Behind.'' I thank Chairman Kline, Ranking Member Scott,...