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Entry Title Date
Recognizing Officer Coral Walker Of Omaha, Nebraska May 19, 2016
Brad Ashford, D-NE
"On June 15, 2013, Officer Walker was on patrol when a 911 call alerted him that a gunman was randomly shooting people. Two died, and two others were critically wounded. When he pulled up on the scene, Officer Walker ordered the shooter to stop and drop his weapon, a .45 caliber handgun. Ignoring Officer Walker, the gunman opened fire on the brave patrolman. As several shots were fired at Officer Walker, two hitting his police car, he fired back, killing the man and protecting those nearby."
Recognizing Greg Parker May 19, 2016
Buddy Carter, R-GA
"Now Parker’s has 45 stores up and down the coast of Georgia and South Carolina, with a total of 600 employees. Furthermore, Parker’s Market plans to build 17 new stores in the next 13 months. The Savannah Morning News even named him the 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year."
Additional Statements May 19, 2016
Steve Daines, R-MT
"Newman also partakes in Big Sky Honor Flights, an organization whose mission is “to recognize Montana World War II Veterans for their sacrifices and achievements by flying them to Washington, D.C., to see their memorial at no cost.” Upon one flight’s return in 2013, he was a part of the celebrating crowd that welcomed the veterans back at the Billings Logan International Airport with loud cheering and waving of American flags. Newman said, “It’s an honor to be able to stand for them and give them the recognition they deserve.”"
Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 May 19, 2016
Cory Booker, D-NJ
"In 2013, HUD proposed affirmatively furthering fair housing, a new rule that would seek to fulfill the promise of the Fair Housing Act and eliminate a lot of the historic patterns of segregation that still go on in America today. The vision for the rule is to institute a data-driven analysis of localities and to develop Federal grant programs for housing and economic inclusion."
Cuba Drug Shipment May 16, 2016
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-FL
"This is not the first time that the Castro brothers tried to ship illicit materials. In 2013, Mr. Speaker, approximately 240 tons of illegal weapons were intercepted by Panamanians on a ship going from Cuba to North Korea. In fact, this shipment was the largest weapons cache ever intercepted going to North Korea in violation of several U.N. Security Council resolutions."

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