veasey, for five minutes. mr. veasey: mr. speaker, today or tomorrow is national women in apprenticeship day and i celebrate the accomplishments of all women working in the technical and manufacturing field. during world war ii, women flocked to factories to fill manufacturing jobs that were vacated by men leaving to fight for our country. we saw it at the lockheed-martin plant. and the nearly 70 years later, we are struggling to give women equal representation in these fields . that is why my fellow co-chair, brend and boyle and i introduce women in apprenticeship in nontraditional occupation act that will break barriers for women who are entering into these occupations. the best way we can celebrate is by taking action to ensure that all americans have a fair shot entering our work force and achieving the american dream. i want to thank my colleague, jackie speier on her work on legislation that we will vote on, the rosie the riveter act which will horny female who supported war efforts during the world war ii time period.
mr. veasey: mr. speaker, i rise to congratulate a high school in the district that i represent, the northside high school, they're also known as the steers. for the past couple of decades, this school has exceled in sports like cross country, soccer, baseball and volleyball but not under the friday night lights of texas in football. however, for the first time in 40 years, the football team has made it to the state high school playoffs. if y'all are from texas you know that is a really, really big deal. the school has a population of round 1,800 student, 95% are latino. northside high school is helping dispel the myth that the community can't succeed on the gridiron. i want to congratulate principal antonio martinez and coach joseph turner who was given the job five years ago despite having zero head coaching experience and all the football players on the steers team for their historic accomplishment. they are a prime example of hard work and dedication and how far it can take you. i hope that this w
mr. gianforte, for five minutes. mr. gianforte: mr. speaker, time. time.ly, it's past it's past time for the congress united the states-mexcio-canada agreement. today, i'm pleased to join with my colleague and friend, senator daines, to draw attention usmca' s importance to montana. usmca will secure open access to mexico and canada, markets critical to montana ranchers, manufacturers, and businesses. bring over $68 billion in new economic growth. will create 176,000 new jobs.an usmca helps family farmers and is why 1,000 ag groups from across the country it. endorsed usmca increases agricultural billion a year. usmca supports american workers. mr. speaker, usmca is a win for america.nd almoste we are 355 days, a full year, since president usmca.igned and the deal has gone nowhere in the house. holdup?s the the speaker has stalled since the deal was announced. she objected to it. objections were addressed, and, yet, here we are. on a pathr says she's on usmca. path to yes, however, isn't
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