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Entry Title Date
Congratulating John Cox November 19, 2014
John Barrasso, R-WY
"Director Cox and I have worked closely together for over a decade. When I was in the Wyoming Legislature, I chaired the Senate Transportation and Military Affairs Committee. In the Wyoming Legislature, we worked to improve our State’s highways. In the U.S. Senate, we worked on the 2012 highway reauthorization bill. In 2014, Director Cox and I focused on improving the current law by cutting Washington redtape and providing flexibility and equity for rural States like Wyoming."
John F. Kennedy Center Reauthorization Act Of 2014 November 19, 2014
John Mica, R-FL
"In 2012, I helped introduce and Congress passed the last reauthorization for the Kennedy Center, and I want to thank again the current leader of the Transportation Committee, the gentleman from Pennsylvania (Mr. Shuster), for his leadership on this issue and for also moving this legislation forward, and as I said, Mr. Barletta and Mr. Carson from Indiana have also taken the lead on this measure."
Secret Science Reform Act Of 2014 November 19, 2014
Lamar Smith, R-TX
"Unfortunately, EPA clearly sees transparency and accountability as a threat. Speaking before the National Academy of Sciences, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said that her agency needed to keep the science “from those not qualified to analyze it.” But the public deserves better, and this administration promised more. In 2012, the President’s science adviser testified:"
Condemning Iran For Human Rights Violations November 19, 2014
Christopher Smith, R-NJ
"Members will recall that Pastor Abedini was arrested in Iran in September of 2012. He was in Iran to help orphans. Orphans. He was arrested while he was there, and he was there with the full knowledge and consent of the Iranian Government."
Tribute To Abdul-Rahman “Peter” Kassig November 19, 2014
Joe Donnelly, D-IN
"Abdul-Rahman left Hanover in 2009 for training and then certification as an emergency medical technician, followed by attending Butler University. It was during his time as a student at Butler that Pete traveled over to Beirut during spring break in 2012. While other kids were heading to Florida and Texas and the Bahamas over spring break, Pete went to Beirut to try to help people."

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