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The People’S Night November 18, 2015
Mark Walker, R-NC
"One of the ladies I have been able to meet who has worked hard and who has been a voice is a nurse, a small-business woman, and a former educator. I specifically like the nurse part, being married to one for 23 years. She is the middle daughter of working class, Great Depression-era parents. Having had 40 years of experience in working in the healthcare field, she is uniquely positioned as a credible and effective leader on healthcare policy in Congress. She is a strong leader on fiscal and budget reforms, but her voice for life in these halls is one that is heard throughout the country."
Honoring Brownstown Electric Supply Company November 18, 2015
Todd Young, R-IN
"Carl Shake founded Brownstown Electric Supply Company in 1970 after a long career in the electrical supply and utility service industry. Brownstown Electric has grown from a small business in Jackson County, Indiana to a regional company that has expanded its reach as far as Illinois, Kentucky, and Ohio. Brownstown Electric is now run by Carl’s son-in-law, Gregg Deck, who stewards the company with the same principles that has made Brownstown Electric a staple of Southern Indiana."
Trade Act Of 2015 October 29, 2015
Heidi Heitkamp, D-ND
"We have now had this experience of 3\1/2\ months—really 4 months because we are at the end of October—with no opportunity for a small business to actually look at how they could grow that small business. We know we have lost jobs all across America in States where they are economically challenged. Opportunities are there. We know that the large institutions, the large manufacturers in our country, some of which are in Senator Cantwell’s State, rely on this small business chain of businesses, and those are the businesses that have been hit the hardest."
Farewell Address October 29, 2015
John Boehner, R-OH
"I leave with no regrets, no burdens. If anything, I leave the way I started—just a regular guy, humbled by the chance to do a big job. That is what I am most proud of. I am still just me, the same guy who came here 25 years ago as a small-business man and spent all these 25 years trying to just be me."
Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 597, Reform Exports And Expand The American Economy Act October 26, 2015
Bill Huizenga, R-MI
"Mr. Speaker, I would like to know which committee chair of another committee would approve of having the process be short-circuited out of their committee. Would it be the Energy and Commerce Committee? the Ways and Means Committee? Because I can tell you I have not been real happy, as a small business owner on some of the lack of progress that we have made on that. Maybe it would be the Ag Committee. Why did it take so long for things to reach the floor? How about any other committee that we are all dealing with?"

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