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carbon sequestration. we're leading the world and it's going to cost jobs, going to cost us american leadership, jeopardizes the progress, the leadership that we are making, it is going to hurt the economy and it's going to her jobs. going to hurt jobs. mr. reschenthaler: you hit it. we're the only nation that's signed on the paris climate agreement that reduced carbon emissions. we talk about carbon emissions, even if we reduce to zero which i don't think is possible in the mid-term, you still have china putting out 27% of the world's global emissions. what's worse is china is not reducing that. they're actually going to increase their emissions. on the front page of "the new york times" -- >> you can watch the rest of this on our website, c-span.org we take you live to the u.s. house of representatives. today an age discrimination bill is on the agenda. you're watching live coverage on c-span.
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get the number here -- 5763, the further surface transportation extension of 2021. here we are calling up another short-term extension of these programs. as i stated when the house took up the first extension on october 1, the house of representatives did its work last summer, which included a five-year authorization of surface programs, well in advance of the need for any extensions, and the senate did later pass a five-year authorization. we haven't yet found a path forward for both chambers to pass the same version of the bill, but we need new -- we need to act immediately. to be certain we don't have a lapse in authorizations. there are adequate funds in the highway trust fund to cover this extension. no additional funds will be necessary.
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if we don't, on october 31, 3,700 employees will, again, receive furlough notices. they cannot report to work on november 1. they have to work without pay. some with a temporary shutdown of those programs, the federal highway administration won't provide new moneys to states, the district or territories. they will be able to continue reimbursing, but a lot of states are beginning -- they have initiatives and applications pending for new programs and all those will be set aside and delayed. the federal transit administration won't the federal transit program won't be table issue guarantees for grants that fund vehicle equipment. and in some cases pay for operating costs. in some cases f.t.a. can continue to make pams on grants before october 1. the national highway transportation safety administration can't award new grans. the motor carrier safety
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administration will stop issuing motor carrier safety grants. the office of secretary won't be able to make any further loans. the surface transportation act of 2021 will allow the department to restart operations and programs funded by the highway trust fund through december 3, 2021, which will be a moment us day around here. it also authorizes d.o.t. to provide back pay for employees in the event of a temporary shutdown. i urge my colleagues to support this extension which will help provide additional time to work through the final resolution of a long-term surface transportation bill. i reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. for what purpose does the -- the gentleman is recognized from missouri. >> thank you, madam speaker. i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. >> thank you, madam speaker. reluctantly i'm going to support yet another short-term extension of the highway program. unfortunately, this simply continues to put our departments, our state
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departments of transportation, and transportation stake holders in a very tough position. and they really deserve more. let me be clear. the speaker's partisan process is what has led us to this point. mr. graves: this predicament highlights more than ever the need for us to be working across the aisle and across the building for that matter. nearly a month ago, we were here in virtually the same position, having the same conversations abthe need for a highway extension because the speaker is holding the infrastructure bill hostage for her real priority, we all know what that is, a massive, multitrillion dollar tax and spend wish list. this should not be how it is. tying the hands of an entire congress to pass a socialist agenda that focus -- that folks in america simply don't support. infrastructure has never been this way. bipartisanship has always, always been the formula for success. on infrastructure.
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and that hand changed. hasn't changed any at all. while this process may have started out as a bipartisan piece of legislation in the senate, the speaker made darn sure that as soon as the bill was sent across the capitol that it immediately was tainted with her ultra liberal partisan agenda. in my 20 years in congress i have supported all three highway bills. that have been signed into law. all of them. were bipartisan. all of them under republican chairmen. all of them signed into law by both democrat and republican presidents. house republicans have stood ready and committed to participate in a truly bipartisan process that involves input from both the house and the senate, not just one chamber, and both parties. we were ready to come to the negotiation table. earlier this year, house republicans warned that a partisan path would put us in a position like this and here we
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are. the chairman is absolutely right. passing this extension is the right thing to do. the last thing we need, though, is a series of short-term extensions. a longer extension is a much preferred path because it allows our states to plan with certainty. multiple short-term extensions are extremely detrimental to the states, to the stake holders and jobs that support these critical projects and programs. extensions mean leaving the states with uncertainty to fix, to maintain, to upgrade roads and bridges. you can't plan multiyear infrastructure and highway projects with the guarantee of only a few weeks of funding at any one time. it's time to get back to what works. that's bipartisanship on both sides of this building. and that is the key to success when it comes to infrastructure. so with that, i urge my colleagues to support the short-term extension, support our state's transportation programs, however, next time
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around, next time around, we really need to consider a longer term extension. it's what's best for the states. with that, i would reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from oregon is recognized. mr. defazio: i have no additional speakers. if the gentleman is prepared to close i'd be prepared to close. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from missouri is recognized. mr. graves: i'm ready to close. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from missouri. mr. graves: thank you, madam speaker. again it's unfortunate we're here today as democrats continue negotiating in their partisan reconciliation proposal while an infrastructure bill sitz. sitz idly and serves nothing more than those partisan programs. this is nothing more than a trojan horse, madam speaker. it's being used for its popularity to get votes for the
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progressive wish list. i believe our state d.o.t.'s and our state transportation departments and stake holders, every one of them, deserve better. i hardly think that this short-term extension gives certainty to those folks and i recognize that, you know, what's even worse is the fact that there is no certainty whatsoever. given that reluctantly, i do urge support of the short-term extension with the expectation that a longer term ex-pension will be -- extension will be needed the next time that we're here doing this once again. with that, i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from oregon is recognized. mr. defazio: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. defazio: to reiterate for colleagues who may be listening. this extension goes to december 3. there are adequate funds in the highway trust fund to fund all the regular programs. this will be a current authorizt
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authorization levels. it will allow states to move forward and propose new highway bridge projects. it'll allow transit agencies to go ahead and acquire new equipment and make other necessary repairs or improvements to their systems and federal motor carrier safety administration, national highway safety administration will be at full operating and full funding. there'll be no lapse should we pass this now and with that, i urge and aye vote. i yield back my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the question is will the house suspend the rules and pass h.r. 5763. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair being in the affirmative. the gentleman from missouri is recognize. mr. graves: i ask for a recorded vote, thank you. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to section 3-s of house resolution 8, the yeas and nays are ordered. members will record their votes by electronic device. [captioning made possible by the national captioning institute,
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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.] the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from colorado seek recognition? >> as the member designated by ms. houlahan, i inform the house that ms. houlahan will vote yea on h.r. 5763. froip for what purpose does the gentleman from ohio seek
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recognition? >> madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. russ fulcher of idaho, i inform the house that mr. fulcher will vote nay on h.r. 576 #. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from new york seek recognition? mr. jeffries: as the member designated by congresswoman grace meng, i inform the house that congresswoman meng will vote yea on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? >> madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. obernolte of california, i inform the house that mr. obernolte will vote yea on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from arizona seek recognition? >> as the member designated by mrs. kirkpatrick, i inform the house that mrs. kirkpatrick will vote yes on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from pennsylvania seek recognition? >> madam speaker, as the member
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designated by mr. joyce of pennsylvania, i inform the house that mr. joyce will vote yes on h.r. 5763. and as the member designated by mr. kelly of pennsylvania, i inform the house that mr. kelly will vote yes on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from michigan seek recognition? >> madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. valadao of california, pursuant to house resolution 8, i inform the house that mr. valadao will vote yes on passage of h.r. 5763.
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the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from alabama seek recognition? >> madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. jim haggerty of oklahoma, i inform the house that that he will vote nay on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman seek recognition justice, as the
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member designated by mr. smucker of pennsylvania, i inform the house that mr. smucker will vote yes. as the member designated by mr. joyce of pennsylvania, i inform the house that mr. joyce will vote yes. on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from michigan seek recognition? >> so madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. reed from new york, i inform the house that mr. reed will vote no on h.r. 5763.
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the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from new jersey seek recognition? mr. pallone: madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. albio sires, i inform the house that mr. sires will vote yes on h.r. 5763. and as the member designated by mrs. bonnie watson coleman, i inform the house that mrs. watson coleman will vote yes on h.r. 5763. as the member designated by mr. donald payne, i inform the house that mr. payne will vote yes on h.r. 5763. and as the member designated by mr. bill pascrell, i inform the house that mr. pascrell will vote yes on h.r. 5763.
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the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from north carolina seek recognition? >> as the member designated by ms. hudson of north carolina, i inform the house that mr. hudson intends to vote -- will vote yea on h.r. 5763. mr. mchenry: as the member designated by mrs. wagner of missouri, i inform the house that mrs. wagner will vote aye on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: can you please repeat those members you are proxying for?
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mr. mchenry: wagner, hudson. the speaker pro tempore: thank you. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from massachusetts seek recognition? ms. clark: as the member designated by ms. frankel, i inform the house that ms. frankel will vote yes on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from california seek recognition? >> madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. calvert of california, pursuant to h.res. 8, i inform the house that mr. calvert will vote yes on h.r. 5763 -- sorry -- 5763. as the member designated by mr. nunes, pursuant to h.res. 8, i inform the house that mr. nunes will also vote yes on h.r. 5763. and as the member designated by mr. issa of california, pursuant to house resolution 8, i inform the house that mr. issa will vote yes on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from maryland seek recognition? mr. raskin: madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. doggett of texas, i inform
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the house that mr. doggett will vote aye on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from florida seek recognition? mr. bilirakis: madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. fleischmann of the great state of tennessee, i inform the house that mr. fleischmann will vote yea on h.r. 5763. madam speaker -- madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. buchanan of the great state of florida, i inform the house that mr. buchanan will vote yea on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from new york seek recognition? >> madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. deutch of florida, i inform the house that mr. deutch will vote yes on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for
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what purpose does the gentleman from indiana seek recognition? >> madam speaker, as the member designated by mrs. walorski of indiana, i inform the house that mrs. walorski will vote yes on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from connecticut seek recognition? mr. courtney: thank you, madam speaker. madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. adam smith of washington state, i inform the house that mr. smith will vote yes on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from michigan seek recognition? mrs. dingell: as the member designated by ms. kaptur of ohio, i inform the house that ms. kaptur will vote aye on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from pennsylvania seek recognition? >> madam speaker, as the member
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designated by mr. kinzinger of illinois, pursuant to h.res. 8, i inform the house that mr. kinzinger will vote yes on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? mr. veasey: mr. speaker, as the member designated by mr. swalwell, i inform the house that mr. swalwell will vote yes on h.r. 5763. mr. allred: madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. swalwell, i inform the house that mr. swalwell will vote yes on h.r. 5763.
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the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from missouri seek recognition? mr. long: madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. luetkemeyer of missouri, i inform the house that mr. luetkemeyer will vote yes on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from maryland seek recognition? mr. brown: madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. evans of pennsylvania, and pursuant to house resolution 8, i inform the house that mr. evans will vote yea on h.r. 5763.
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-- mr. mfume: madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. evans, pursuant to house resolution, i inform the house that mr. evans will vote yes on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman seek recognition? >> madam speaker, as the member designated by representative chris stewart, i inform the house that mr. stewart will vote yes on h.r. 5763. as the member designated by mr. john curtis of utah, i inform the house that mr. curtis will vote yea on h.r. 5763. -- h.r. 5763. madam speaker, as the member designated by representative blake moore of utah, i inform the house that mr. blake will vote yea on h.r. 5763. and madam speaker, as the member designated by representative diane harsh berger of -- harsh barger of tennessee --
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ms. harshbarger, i inform the house that ms. mrs. -- mrs. harshbarger will vote yea on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from california seek recognition? mr. gomez: as the member designated by mr. cardenas, i inform the house that mr. cardenas will vote yes on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman florida seek recognition? >> as the member designated by mr. steube, i inform the house that mr. steube will vote no. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from connecticut seek recognition? mrs. hayes: as the member designated by ms. wilson, i inform the house that ms. wilson will vote yes on h.r. 5763.
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the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman seek recognition? >> madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. al lawson, i inform the house that mr. lawson will vote yes on h.r. 5763.
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the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from georgia seek recognition? mrs. greene: as the member designated by representative gosar of arizona, i inform the chair that will gosar will vote no on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from illinois seek recognition? mr. garcia: madam speaker, as the member designated by ms. schakowsky, i inform the house that ms. schakowsky will vote yes on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from new york seek recognition? >> as the member designated by representative bowman of new york, i inform the house that representative bowman will vote yes on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from pennsylvania seek recognition? >> as the member designated by ms. speier, i inform the house that ms. speier will vote yes on
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h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from pennsylvania seek recognition? >> good evening, madam speaker. as the member designated by mr. doyle of pennsylvania, i inform the house that mr. doyle will vote yes on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from florida seek recognition? >> thank you, madam speaker. pursuant to h.res. 8, representative boebert, as the member designated for representative boebert, i inform the house that representative boebert will vote no on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from new york seek recognition? >> madam speaker, as the member designated by ms. bargain, i inform the house that -- ms. barragan, pursuant to house resolution 965, i inform the house that ms. barragan of california will vote yes on h.r.
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5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from illinois seek recognition? >> as the member designated by mr. rush, i inform the house that mr. rush will vote yes on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from virginia seek recognition? mr. connolly: madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. kind of wisconsin, i inform the house that mr. kind of wisconsin will vote aye on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from south carolina seek recognition? >> madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. norman of south carolina, mr. norman will
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vote no on h.r. 5763. madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. duncan of south carolina, i inform the house that mr. duncan will vote yes on h.r. 5763. and madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. wilson of south carolina, i inform the house that mr. wilson will vote no on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from kevel seek recognition? >> madam speaker, as the member designated by representative henry cuellar, i inform the house that representative cuellar will vote aye, yes, on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from ohio seek recognition? >> madam speaker, as the member
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designated by mr. lahood of illinois, i inform the house that mr. lahood will vote yes on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from virginia seek recognition? >> maments, as the member designated by mr. cohen, i inform the house that mr. cohen will vote yes on h.r. 5763. as the member designated by mr. desaulnier, i inform the house that desaulnier will vote yes on h.r. 5763. as the member designated by mr. lieu, i inform the house that mr. lieu will vote yes on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from indiana seek recognition? >> madam speaker, as the member designated by mrs. hartzler of missouri, i inform the house that mrs. hartzler will vote yes on h.r. 5763.
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the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from virginia seek recognition? >> madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. mceachin, i inform the house that mr. mceachin will vote yes on h.r. 5763. as the member designated by ms. porter, i inform the house that ms. porter will vote yes on h.r. 5763. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from ohio seek recognition? >> madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. garbarino of new york, i inform the house that mr. garbarino will vote yea on h.r. 5763.
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the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from rhode island seek recognition? mr. cicilline: as the member designated by mr. takano of california, i inform the house that mr. ka tau io will vote yes on -- mr. takano will vote yes on h.r. 5763.
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the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from pennsylvania seek recognition? >> thank you, madam speaker. as the member designated by mr. thompson of pennsylvania, pursuant to house resolution 8, i inform the house that mr. thompson will vote yes on h.r. 5763. i've got a few more, madam speaker. as the member designated by mr. johnson of south dakota, pursuant to house resolution 8, i inform the house that mr. johnson will also vote yes on h.r. 5763. as the member designated by mr. armstrong of north dakota, pursuant to house resolution 8, i inform the house that mr. armstrong will also vote yes on h.r. 5763. as the member designated by mrs. miller of west virginia, pursuant to house resolution 8, mrs. miller will also vote yes on h.r. 5763. as the member designated by mr. rogers of kentucky, pursuant to house resolution 8, i inform the house that mr. rogers will
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vote yes on h.r. 5763. as the member designated by mr. timmons of south carolina, pursuant to house resolution 8, i inform the house that mr. timmons will vote no on h.r. 5763. as the member designated by mr. green of tennessee, pursuant to house resolution 8, i inform the house that mr. green will also vote no on h.r. 5763. as the member designated by mr. beard of indiana, pursuant to house resolution 8, i inform the house that mr. beard will vote no on h.r. 5763. finally, madam speaker, as the member designated by mr. jacobs of new york, pursuant to house resolution 8, i inform the house that mr. jacobs will vote yes on h.r. 5763. thank you for your patience.
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>> as the member designated by mr. gimenez, i inform the house that mr. gimenez will vote yes.
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2/3 being in the affirmative, the rules are suspended and the bill is pad and without
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objection, the motion toreconsider is laid on the table. the chair lays before the house a communication. the clerk: the honorable the speaker, house of representatives, madam, pursuant to the permission granted in clause 2-h of rule 2 of the rules of the u.s. house of representatives, the clerk received the following message from the secretary of the senate on october 28, 2021, at 6:17 p.m., that the senate passed without amendment h.r. 2911, h.r. 3475, h.r. 3919, and h.r. 4172. signed, sincerely, cheryl l. johnson, clerk.
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the speaker pro tempore: the chair lays before the house a communication. the clerk: the honorable the speaker, house of representatives, madam. on october 27, 2021, pursuant to section 3307 of title 40 united states code, the committee on transportation and infrastructure met in open session to consider 12 resolutions including in the general services administration's capital investment and leasing program. i have enclosed copies of the resolutions adopted. signed, sincerely, peter defazio, chair. the speaker pro tempore: referred to the committee on appropriations. the chair will now entertain requests for one-minute speeches. for what purpose does the
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gentleman from rhode island seek recognition? >> mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. cicilline: as the united states reasserts itself on the world stage it's time for robust engagement. we must re-engage with our allies and regain our footing as global leader. we stand in our own way. 100 ambassadorial positions are currently unfilled with 60 awaiting senate action. i ask unanimous consent to insert this let entire the record. where is the senate? more than 300 national security professionals asked the same question this morning in a letter to senate leadership. we don't are representatives to nato, asean, thing orny sieftion american states and despite our significant interest in the middle east we lack an assistant secretary of state for near east affairs an an ambassador israel. we're sending a dangerous message of neglect and indifference to our allies and adversary. the senate must act. i join the havens esteemed
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former ambassadors in urging the senate to begin hearings and ski all-votes from all pending state departments and u.s. nominees. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: your request is granted without objection. whawrp thuses -- for what purpose does the gentleman seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent for a one-minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for one minute. >> as congress leaves for the weekend we have to alert the american public over the potential results of the build back better bill as well as the american rescue plan that was already passed. soon we'll be getting our winter heat bills in the midwest. if you're from wisconsin if you're from michigan if you're from minnesota, look out. because we have a big increase in energy corses and you ought to be cutting become on your spending right now. in any event, this bill looks like it's stoked up for more spending which means more inflation. we have new pell grants for people who are here illegally.
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and the idea of getting free college for people here illegally and paying for it by inflating the dollar still more is just plain irresponsible. so i urge the american people to pay attention because if this bill passes, it will be further increases in your heat bill. thank you. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the -- for what purpose does the gentleman from tennessee seek recognition? >> mr. speaker, 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. >> today i come to the house floor with bad news for american workers and small businesses. democrats are pushing a misguided provision within their massive tax and spend boondoggle that will allow the internal revenue service to spy on practically every financial
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account in the united states. included in their $5.5 trillion socialist tax and spend package is a proposal to create an i.r.s. surveillance program that would require all financial institutions to monitor, track and report accounts that have more than 10,000 in inflow or outflow in a given year without limit. this is nothing short of widespread, indiscriminate government spying that lays bare a direct threat to our american way of life. the democrats have -- the democrats plan to give the i. reform s. unfettered access to the personal and private finances of american citizens is a gross abuse of power and should be deeply concerning to anyone who values privacy and economic inclusion. given the i.r.s.'s past reputation there's little reason to believe in the agency's capacity to protect this unprecedented access to our personal financial information from cyber attacks and other security breaches.
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as the concept of a surveillance state becomes more of a reality we must oppose democrats' for a left socialist policies. thank you and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from california seek recognition? >> i seek 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. lamalfa: as with any massive spending package, the democrat's $3.5 trillion, maybe getting small eric reconciliation -- smaller, reconciliation package has some good things we could agree on such as disaster relife funds for fire, floods and other recovery efforts. unfortunately tucked amongst these are some attempts by this democrats to circumvent the hyde
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amendment originally passed in the house in 1976 which would force american taxpayers to fund elective abortions. in the reconciliation bill there are millions worth of public health grants not hyde protected. this bill also mandates abortion coverage in the affordable care act for plans covering individuals above the poverty line. additionally it sets aside $1.5 billion for public health activities that would aloe the c.d.c. to construct facilities that perform elective abortions and train others to do so. if this bill is adopted, all americans will have to pay for abortions regard lastless of their state's policies and their own moral or religious convictions. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from texas seek recognition? ms. jackson lee: i ask to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. ms. jackson lee: this morning, president joseph biden was brilliant. he gathered together the members
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of the democratic caucus and spoke to the american people about the brilliance of a seismic, monumental effort to change the lives of generations of americans. we as democrats stood united behind the framework of build back better. realizing that we'll change the lives of kindergarten children across the land and change the world. with universal preschool for 3 and 4-year-olds, affordable, high quality child care, affordable, high quality care for hundreds of thousands of those older americans in the later part of their live, allowing them to live at home in dignity. expanded child tax cut is what i'd like to call it. and we stood unified for all the chattering of our friends on the other side of the aisle name one good deed that they have done to change generations of american? i'm proud to stand with joe biden, the president of the united states and when he leaves and goes to the g-20 he'll be able to say he has a united caucus who believes in climate
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change, who believes in humanity and the human infrastructure that build back better is. we're on the move, we're on the road, we're going to pass both bills and we're going to change america's lives forever and ever and ever. i'm proud to be a democrat and to stand in this monumental era of our time. thank you and tell the american people we're on the move. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from rhode island seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent that in the engrossment of h.r. 5763 the clerk be directed to make the correction i have placed at the desk. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the correction. the clerk: on page 3, line 17, insert of this section after c. the speaker pro tempore: without objection.
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the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to section 11-b of house resolution 188, the house stands adjourned until noon on monday next for morning hour debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative busine

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