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Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 June 9, 2014
Ed Pastor, D-AZ
"The rule does not change the statutory obligations of communities. It does not create social engineering, but rather asks for a more comprehensive report. The Fair Housing Act has been law for the past 45 years, and this rule does not change that law. This rule simply provides communities with more data to comply with their existing duties under the law."
Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 4486, Military Construction And Veterans Affairs And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015; And Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 4487, Legislative Branch… April 30, 2014
Tom Cole, R-OK
"In closing, I would like to say that one of the basic functions of Congress is to fund the government, and this rule would begin the process for consideration for fiscal year 2015 of actually doing that function and doing it in an orderly way and appropriate way."
Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 3189, Water Rights Protection Act; Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 4015, Sgr Repeal And Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act Of 2014; And Providing… March 13, 2014
Michael Burgess, R-TX
"I do believe that providing offsets for new spending is an appropriate course of action. Therefore, the Camp amendment saves almost $170 billion over the next 10 years, and this rule ensures that we aren’t making future generations foot the bill."
Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 3193, Consumer Financial Freedom And Washington Accountability Act; Providing For Proceedings During The Period From February 13, 2014, Through February 24, 2014… February 11, 2014
Jared Polis, D-CO
"We can and we must do better, Madam Speaker, and this rule and this bill simply don’t do it."
Too Big To Fail July 11, 2013
Sherrod Brown, D-OH
"That is why we need simpler rules that cannot be gamed by Wall Street, and this rule cannot be watered down by Wall Street lobbyists."

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