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>> we're going to leave the hearing which is in recess at this point to return to the house. a reminder, the hearing will be live on c-span3 when they return. the house is about to return for votes. you're watching live coverage on c-span.
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the speaker pro tempore: the house will be in order. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from california seek recognition? >> i send to the desk a prifrled report from the committee on rules for filing under the rule. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title. the clerk: report to accompany house resolution 558 resolution providing for consideration of the bill h.r. 1423 to amend title 9 with respect to arbitration waiving requirements with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported
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from the committee on rules and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules. the speaker pro tempore: referred to the house calendar and ordered printed. proceedings will resume on questions previously postponed. votes will be taken in the following order. the motion to instruct on senate 1790 and the motion to permit a closed conference meeting on senate 1790, if offered. the first electronic vote will be conducted as a 15-minute vote. pursuant to clause 9 of rule 20, remaining electronic votes will be conducted as five-minute votes. pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20, the unfinished business is the question on the motion to nstruct on senate bill 1790,
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offered by the gentleman from texas, mr. thornberry, on which the yeas and nays are ordered. the clerk will redesignate the motion. the clerk: motion to instruct conferees on senate 1790 offered by mr. thornberry of texas. the speaker pro tempore: the question is on the motion to instruct. members will record their votes by electronic device. this is a 15-minute vote. [captioning made possible by the national captioning institute, inc., in cooperation with the united states house of representatives. any use of the closed-captioned coverage of the house proceedings for political or commercial purposes is expressly prohibited by the u.s. house of representatives.]
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the speaker pro tempore: on this vote, the yeas are 198. the nays are 219. the motion is not adopted. without objection, a motion to reconsider is laid on the table. the chair lays before the house a communication.
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the clerk: the honorable the speaker, house of representatives, madam, i have the honor to transmit here with a scanned copy of a letter received from kaitlyn love, general counsel, north carolina state board of elections, indicating that, according to the preliminary results of the special election held september 10, 2019, the honorable dan bishop was elected representative to congress for the ninth congressional district, state of north carolina. signed, sincerely, cheryl l. johnson. the honorable the speaker, house of representatives, madam. i have the honor to transmit here with a scanned copy of a letter received from kaitlyn love, general counsel, north carolina state board of elections, indicating that according to the preliminary results of the special election held september 10, 2019, the honorable greg murphy was elected representative to congress for the third
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congressional district, state of north carolina. signed sincerely, cheryl l. johnson. the speaker: for what purpose does the gentleman, mr. price of north carolina, seek recognition? mr. price: i have a unanimous consent request. the speaker: without objection. mr. price: madam speaker, i ask unanimous consent that the jilt from north carolina, the honorable dan bishop and the honorable greg murphy, be permitted to take the oath of office today. their certificates of election have not arrived but there's no contest and no question has been raised with regard to their elections. the speaker: without objection. will representatives-elect bishop and murphy and the members of the north carolina delegation present themselves in the well. all members will rise and the representatives-elect will raise heir right hand.
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do you solemnly swear or affirm that you will support and defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies foreign and domestic, that you will bear true faith and allegiance to the same that you take this obligation freely without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, that you will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which you are about to enter, so help you god? >> i do. the speaker: congratulations, you are now members.
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without objection, the gentleman from north carolina, mr. price is recognized for one minute. mr. price spks madam speaker, colleagues, as dean of the north carolina delegation, it is my privilege to introduce our two newest colleagues, representatives greg murphy and dan bishop. representative murphy was born in raleigh, our capital city, before attending davidson college and the u.n.c. medical school he was medical school. he's a urologist by training. he served in the north carolina house of representatives since 2015, focusing on health care policy. representative bishop was born in charlotte. also graduated from the university of north carolina as an undergraduate and from the law school. he has an extensive record of public service in north
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carolina, initially elected as commission -- commissioner in mecklenburg county in 2005 before serving in the north carolina house and senate. i want to welcome beth of these new members to the people house -- people's house. they're experienced legislators who have traveled long and sometimes unexpected paths to get here. and they both face special challenges. the ninth district has been without a house member for 257 days following evidence of election fraud in the 2018 election. the third district was represented by one of the most independent-minded and well-liked members of this institution, our friend, the late walter jones jr. madam speaker, our new members had hard-fought campaigns and the people of north carolina have spoken. on behalf of our entire delegation and this entire body, i want to welcome them to the house of representatives. it is now my pleasure to yield to the senior republican in our
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delegation, virginia foxx. ms. foxx: i want to thank congressman price for his very kind comments and associate myself with them. i want to welcome our new members and i want to thank all of the members here in advance for helping them feel welcome to this wonderful body and for helping them get adjusted in a hurry to their work here. former speaker boehner always said that the north carolina delegation punched above its weight. and i want to say that with the addition of these two wonderful members, we are going to continue that tradition of punching above our weight. and bring to the people's house a wealth of experience and a
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commitment to helping all of the people of the united states of america. i want to welcome again representative bishop and representative murphy to the people's house. and say god bless you and may god continue to bless all of us. thank you. mr. price: madam speaker i now yield to congressman dan bishop. mr. bishop: thank you, representative foxx and representative price, members of the north carolina delegation and to you all. i want to say just briefly, there's a cute short blond in that gallery up there, her name is jo bishop and i love her more
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than anything in the world and right next to her is our only son jack who needs to get back to north carolina state university and do well on that i just -- w, thank you to my family members, my sisters mary ann and cecilia and all, a large group of our supporters, thank you so much. thank you to the voters of the ninth district, thank you to you all. this is -- i knew that you all continue to feel this every day when you walk on this floor, the majesty of this place what it represents, the history made here. it is an overwhelming experience. i look forward to getting to know you all and to working together with you to make commonsense solutions to make
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the lives of americans better. god bless you all. mr. price: madam speaker i now yield to congressman greg urphy. mr. murphy: thank you, madam speaker, and thank you to all the members of the north carolina delegation for making me feel so much at home and thank you all for the warm welcome. just a few minutes of thanks, a moment of thanks rather. i'd like to thank my god for giving me the opportunity of life and the ability to experience all the great wonders he's given us. i thank this country for the freedom that it's given me as an individual and to how much i can enjoy that freedomism thank most of all here in the room my wonderful wife wendy who has been with me side by side
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through all these elections. she followed me through medical school, through surgical residency and through the maze of raising three wonderful children and i love her with all my heartism thank her parents, gary and carroll, who have supported me all the way my cousins, frank wood and betsy wood and all the clan that have come from eastern north carolina and davidson college who have come to support me. i thank you all. i thank the people of eastern north carolina for bringing me here and i thank especially one particular member of my campaign team, linda blunt, who could not be here tonight, she is with us in heart and spirit and we love her very, very much. i also want to thank congressman walter jones. walter was a friend of mine. he was a mentor.
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he was a friend of mine and a mentor and i know he was beloved by this institution. and i would not be here today without him. so ladies and gentlemen, i look forward to working with each and every one of you and getting to know each and every one of you so we can continue to make this the greatest nation on earth. may god bless you all and thank you. mr. price: madam speaker, i yield back. the speaker: under clause 5-d of rule 20, the chair announces to the house that in light of the administration of the oath to the gentlemen from north carolina, the whole number of the house is 435.
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the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman seek recognition? >> madam speaker, pursuant to clause 12 of rule 22, i move that meets of the conference between the house an senate on s. 1790 be closed to the public at such times as classified national security information may be discussed provided that any sitting member of congress shall be entitled to attend any meeting of the conference. the speaker: purr -- the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to clause 12 of rule 22, the motion is not debatable and the yeas and nays are ordered.
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this will be a five-minute vote. [captioning made possible by the national captioning institute, inc., in cooperation with the united states house of representatives. any use of the closed-captioned coverage of the house proceedings for political or commercial purposes is expressly prohibited by the u.s. house of representatives.]
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the speaker pro tempore: on this vote the yeas are 407, the nays are four. the motion is adopted. without objection, a motion to reconsider is laid upon the table. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from new jersey seek recognition? mr. pallone: madam speaker, i ask unanimous consent to take from the speaker's table the bill s. 1689, to permit states to transfer certain funds from the clean water revolving fund of a state, to the drinking water revolving fund of the fund of the state in certain circumstances,
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and for other purposes. and i ask for its immediate consideration in the house. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: senate 1689. an act to prevent -- permit states to transfer certain funds from the clean water revolving fund of a state to the drinking water revolving fund of the state in certain circumstances and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: is there objection to the consideration of the bill? without objection, the bill is read a third time and passed and the motion to reconsider is laid on the table. for what purpose does the gentleman from new jersey seek recognition? mr. pallone: madam speaker, i ask unanimous consent that the committee on energy and commerce be discharged from further consideration of the bill, s. 163, to prevent catastrophic failure or shutdown of remote diesel power engines due to ewe mission control devices, and -- emission control devices, and for other purposes. and ask for its immediate consideration in the house. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: senate 163. an act to prevent catastrophic failure or shutdown of remote diesel powered engines due to
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emission control devices and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: is there objection to the consideration of the bill? without objection, the bill is read a third time and passed and the motion to reconsider is laid on the table. for what purpose does the gentleman from minnesota seek recognition? >> madam speaker, i ask unanimous consent to remove my name as a co-sponsor on h.r. 4297. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent to be removed as co-sponsor of h.r. 132. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. without objection, the chair appoints the following onferees on s. 1790.
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the clerk: from the committee on armed services, for consideration of the senate bill and the house amendment and modifications committed to conference. mr. smith of washington, mrs. davis of california, messrs. langevin, larsen of washington, cooper, courtney, garamendi, ms. speier, messrs. norcross, gallego, moulton, carbajal, brown of maryland, khanna, keating, vila, kim, ms. kendra s. horn of oklahoma, messrs. cisneros, thornberry, wilson of south carolina, turner, rogers of alabama, conway, lamborn, wittman, mrs. hartzler, ms. stefanik, messrs. kelly of mississippi, bacon, banks and ms. cheney. from the permanent select committee on intelligence, for consideration of matters within the jurisdiction of that committee under clause 11 of rule 10, mr. schiff, ms. sewell of alabama, and mr. nunes. from the committee on the
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budget for consideration of sections 4 and 10608 of the senate bill, and sections 1006 and 1112 of the house amendment and modifications committed to congress, messrs. yarmuth, peters and johnson of ohio. from the committee on education and labor, for consideration of sections 571, 572 and 5501 of the senate bill in sections 1117, , 580, 1099-n, 3120, and 3503 of the house amendment and modifications committed to conference. mr. scott of virginia, mrs. trahan and ms. foxx of north carolina. from the committee on energy and commerce, for consideration 703, ions 214, 315, 31, 03, 3113, 3201 through 6701, 001, 6006, 6021,
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6721-24, 6741, 6742, 751-54, 8101, 8202, 10421, 10422 and 10742 of the senate ll, and sections 315, 330-f, 737, 31111, 606, 3112, 3127, 3128, 3201 and 3202 of the house amendment and modifications committed to conference. messrs. pallone, tonko and upton. from the committee on financial services for consideration of ctions 6017, 6018, 6804, 6811, 6813-16, 6834, 6835 and
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title 69 of the senate bill, 560-g, ons 550-k, subtitle i of title 10, ctions 1240-b, 1292, 1704, 1711, 1713-16, 1733, and 2843 of the house amendment and modifications committed to conference, ms. waters, messrs. sherman and barr. from the committee on foreign affairs for consideration of ections 834, 1011, 1043, 1202, 203, 1205, 1206, 1211, 1212, 1238, 221-24, 1231-36, 1252, 1281-84, title 13, 2822, 1671, 1681,
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03-06, 6210, 6213, 6215, 6231, 6236, title 68, sections 6931, 6941, 922, 43, 6954, part 1 of subtitle b of title viii 5, sections 8562 and 10701 of the senate ill, and sections 634, 1036, 046, 1050, 1099-x, 1201, 1202, 204, 1207, 1210, 1213, 1215, 1231-34, -25, 1229, 240-a, 1241, 1250-d, 1251, 1255, 1258, 1260-a, 1260-b,
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1270-g, 6, 1269, 1270, 278-h, 1270-i, 1270-n, 1270-r, 0-w, s, 1270-t, 127 subtitle j of title 12, title 13. sections 1521, 16169 and title 17 of the house amendment and modifications committed to conference. messrs. engel, meeks and mccaul. from the committee on homeland security for consideration of sections 6006, 6012 and 8543 of the senate bill, modifications committed to conference, mr. rose of new york, ms. underwood and mr. walker. . from the committee on judiciary
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60804. ions 6201, 11, 6813 through 6816, 6835, 6921 and 6944 the senate bill d sections 530-f, 530-g, 827, 101, , 570-h; 1099-c049, 1050-c, 1093, -c through1099-z, 1099 1713 2, 1296-a, 1711, hrough 16 and 733 of the house amendment and modifications committed to conference. mr. nadler. ms. lofgren and mr. collins of georgia. from the committee on natural
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resources for consideration of 6001, s 314, 2812, 2814, 6020, subtitle z of title 67, section 8524, part one of subtitle bmbing of title 85, sections 8554 and 571 of the senate bill and sections 330-g, 094, 1099-d, 1099-f, 1099-u, 2851, subtitle f, of title 28, sections 2876 and 2880 of the house amendment and modifications committed to conference. mr. grijalva. ms. pl holland. mr. bishop of utah. from the committee on oversight and refrm for consideration of sections 218, 5 30, 559, 1081, 1082, title 11, sections 580 , 6012, subtitle b of title 65,
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9311, 9313,4, 9307, 10-434, 03, 10432, 0601, 1060 through 05, 10612, 10741 and 10742 of the senate ill and sections 212, 239, 5550-o, 629, 633rks084, 829, 884, 1, 8 2, 877, 883, 8991, 5, 899-e, 899-h, 1064, 1085, 1099-b, title 11, section 1704, 1711, 1713 through 16, and 3127 of the house amendment and modifications committed to conference.
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lynch, president connolly and green. 6006, s 219, 1612, 6001, 8524, 009, 6742, 6754, 214, 882 and sections and 1089 of the house amendment and modifications committed to onference. messrs. johnson of texas, and baird. sections 841 of the senate and sections 827 through 876, 879, 881, 882 and 886 through 89 of the house amendment and modifications committed to conference, ms. ve laz quezz,
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messrs. golden and chabot. for committee of transportation and infrastructure for consideration of 1612, 2805, tle 35, sections 6001, 6006, 6021, 6754, 019, 8522, 517, 5819, 5820, 8545, 525, 8532, 8543, 8546 and 8571 of the senate bill nd sections 311, 313, 330-a, 0-o, 351, 354, 555, 569, 3501 606, 896, 2808 and and 3504 of the house amendment and modifications committed to onference.
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messrs. delgado, pappas and katko. from the committee on veteran affairs, sections 721, 726, 6007 2812, 2813, 5702, and of the senate bill and sections 550-e, 550-g, 574, 569, 570-e, 570-f, 4, 70 5,706, 713, 715, 1093, 1126, and 1411 of the house amendment and modifications committed to conference. mr. takano. ms. brownley of california, and mr. watkins.
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the speaker pro tempore: the chair will now entertain requests for one-minute speeches. for what purpose does the gentleman from rhode island seek recognition? >> address the house for one minute and revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. langevin: mr. speaker, i rise today on national constitution today to renew my call for expanded civics education. the father of our constitution, james madison, wrote, a popular government without popular information or the magnuson-stevens acquiring it is but a prologue to a farce or tragedy or perhaps both. yet today it feels as if we're in the middle act of madison's feared drama. sadly only 26% of americans can name all three branches of government. 37% cannot name a single right
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guaranteed under the first amendment. meanwhile, trust in government and voter participation inst low. foreign adversaries have taken advantage of this so to the tsao discord among us. madam speaker, i was proud to include a program in the house-passed national defense authorization act to fund further development and evaluation of civics education programs but this is just a first step. we must ensure that every child has access to evidence-based civics programs. the future of our democracy depends on it. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from pennsylvania seek recognition? >> madam speaker, i request unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. thompson: i rise today to recognize september as national family meals month between work and school and extracurricular activities it can be this order
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find time to share meals as a family but the time carved out is rewarded ten-fold. regular meal prossvide children and their parents with great nutritional value, helping them to meet servings of fruit and vegetables. it expands the variety of food children will eat making them less picky about what's on the table. for young, developing children, conversation heard at the dinner and evolves vocabulary comprehension. meals bring families closer and provide a setting for families and children to engage in meaningful dialogue, reduce stress, and increase skills. i urge all fallly -- families to prioritize time for family meals. thank you and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from ohio seek recognition? without objection the
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gentlewoman is recognized for one minute. ms. kaptur: i rise today in response to two crises facing america's young adults. the student debt crisis and the home ownership crisis. since world war ii, america's middle class experienced unprecedented growth in home ownership and wealth accumulation. tragically today, due to exploding levels of student debt which cumulatively total over $1.5 trillion, the option of home ownership for far too many young, aspiring americans remains out of reach. the home ownership rates for those under 35 is just 36%. 10 percentage points lower than 2006. these dismal numbers have exacerbated the racialwell gap as well. during the financial clark of 2008, african-americans lost half of their accumulated wealth since the founding of the republic and in 2017 african-american home ownership fell to 43%, effectively negate anything progress made since the fair housing act.
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that's why i've enter introduced h.r. 3511, the transform student debt to home equity act my bill directs h.u.d. and the federal housing finance agency to establish a pilot program to renegotiate credit worthy federal student debt hold wers eligible homes. i thank the financial service committee for considering this this week and i ask my colleagues to consider co-sponsoring this important legislation. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from michigan seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. >> madam speaker, i rise today to honor and to recognize the musser family of michigan. after decades of outstanding tradition and service on mack gnaw island in michigan's -- on macinac island.
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the world's famous largest front porch welcomed five sitting u.s. presidents, thousands of digny tares and leaders, movie stars and over 150,000 guests each season. the rich traditions of the grand hotel are world renowned and have set the standards in the tourism industry for almost a century. i personally want to congratulate my friend, dan musser, on 30 years exceptional service as the president of the grand and wish he and his wife marley and his sister mimi cunningham all the best as they pass the torch and set out on new adventures. madam speaker, i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from florida seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house and revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentlewoman is recognized for one minute. >> madam speaker, i rise in honor of my friend nick bonaconte, the humanitarian and football legend, who passed away
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on july 30, 2019, at the age of 78. his career with the miami dolphins began in 1969. with his thep the dolphins went undefeated in 1972. ms. shalala: culminating with a super bowl victory. the team won the super bowl the next year as well and remain this -- remains the only team in the national football league to go an entire season undefeated. after nick retireded from professional football, his son mark sustained a spinal cord injury in a college football game. leaving him paralyzed from the neck down. after this, nick dedicated himself to focusing on his son's health an supporting the miami project cure paralysis of which mark currently serves as president. in addition nick and his family founded a fund to cure paralysis which has raised over $500 million in support of the miami project research objective. nick's influence will be felt in miami for years to come.
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we will remember him with love and pride. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the florida seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection the gentleman is recognized for one minute. >> thank you, madam speaker. i rise today to honor terry hunter, who has retired after 14 years of faithful service on staff with the lakeland chamber of commerce and 17 years before that as a business owner. few have done more to advance the cause of a local entrepreneur than terry. since 1921, the lakeland chamber of commerce has served as an advocate for business and is the largest chamber in polk county with over 1,400 investor business. during testifyry's tenure as chamber vice president lakeland has risen to the fourth fastest growing metropolitan area in the nation. his leadership instrumental in training workshops, providing small business development and
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providing opportunities for visionaries to network. the city of lakeland is a stronger partner and more desirable location for prospective business because of terry's professionalism, team building talents and honest friendship. thank you, terry. thank you for a lifetime of service. you're not done and we look forward to keeping you engaged in our community for years to come. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from california seek recognition? >> i ask >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute, revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. >> madam speaker, i rise today to recognize the life of anthony martinez sr., a true leader in the central valley who dedicated his life to helping others. tony was born in california and grew up in hannaford where he graduated from high school. then went on to pursue a higher education at bakersfield college, san jose state and porterville college.
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a selfless leader, tony proudly served in the california national guard and the united states air force. amongst his many jobs in life, tony managed a 2015y's drug store, but then with the support of his wife, pat, accomplished a life long dream by opening the renowned tony's funded an aino and insurance agency. during his impressive business career, he served in elected roles as both a city councilmember and as mayor. tony passed away on june 20, 2019. but he leaves behind a legacy that will live on. madam speaker, i urge my colleagues to join me in honoring the life of anthony "tony" martinez. may he rest in peace and may we always remember his dedication to delano, central valley and our great nation. with that, i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from south carolina seek recognition?
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without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. wilson: madam speaker in the august jobs report, job numbers were once again strong. over 570,000 people joined the labor force and the unemployment rate remained at its 50-year low of 3.7%. in addition, 130,000 jobs were added in the united states and wages were increased. i am grateful for this consistent change for the better and for president donald trump's policies in continuing to create jobs. by creating jobs, lowering unemployment and increasing wages, president trump is continuing his effective record of keeping his promises. with more jobs created, there's been also an impressive increase in wages. one number that specifically stood out in this past august report was the number of women employed. currently, the number of employed women is at the
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highest level since 2002. i am grateful that the trump administration will continue to focus on american families and the creation of jobs. in conclusion, god bless our troops and we will never forget september 11 and the global war on terrorism. i am grateful to recognize today is constitution day. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from new jersey seek recognition? >> madam speaker, i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. >> thank you, madam speaker. for allowing me to honor a remarkable young man of south jersey. mr. van drew: recently scout "sean" duffy of egg harbour township in south jersey earned the outstanding honor of becoming an eagle scout. for his eagle scout project, sean decided to beautify the nature reserve in egg harbour
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township. sean led his fellow scouts in the construction of the gazeebo and oversaw the project from the very beginning until the very end. because of his exceptional young -- of exceptional young man, the community of egg harbour township can enjoy a new place of recreation and gathering at the nature reserve for many years to come. at times we must all take initiative and assume a role of leadership. we continue to be inspired by brave and passionate young people like sean duffy, who stepped forward and guided their peers in order to better their own community. we are proud of him. he is a true leader. congratulations, sean. we wish you the best going forward and thank you for your contribution to your community. south jersey, new jersey and the united states of america is proud of the work that you have done. good luck. and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the
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chair announces the speaker's appointment, pursuant to section 4003-e of the 21st century cures act, public law 114-255, and the order of the house of january 3, 2019, of the following individual on the part of the house -- to the health information technology committee, to fill the existing vacancy thereon. the clerk: dr. jim jurris, nashville, tennessee. the speaker pro tempore: the chair lays before the house an enrolled bill. the clerk: h.r. 1200. an act to increase, effective as of december 1, 2019, the raise of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivelers of certain disabled veterans and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: the
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chair lays before the house the following personal request. the clerk: mr. mast of florida for today through wednesday. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the request s granted. for what purpose does the gentleman from new jersey seek recognition? mr. van drew: madam speaker, i move that the house do now adjourn. the speaker pro tempore: the question is on the motion to adjourn. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. the ayes have it. the motion is adopted. accordingly, the house stands adjourned until 10:00 a.m. tomorrow for morning hour debate. members are expected to take up
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funding and other issues. more live coverage when the house gavels in. meanwhile across the capitol, the u.s. senate is in session and several senators have reserved time to talk about gun violence legislation. this could go on for several hours and you can watch it live right now over on c-span2. corey lewandoski, president trump's first campaign manager, was questioned today about possible obstruction of the mueller investigation by the president. next we show you today's house judiciary committee hearing from the beginning.

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