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Entry Title Date
Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act Of 2015—Motion To Proceed August 5, 2015
Angus King, I-ME
"When President Kennedy was negotiating the removal of the Soviet missiles from Cuba, he did not throw in that Cuba had to depose Castro or that the Soviets had to foreswear their dangerous enmity to the West. The phrase they used was this: “We will bury you.”"
Export-Import Bank July 15, 2015
Buddy Carter, R-GA
"In my district alone, there are 19 companies that in recent years have utilized the Ex-Im Bank to export goods overseas. These companies range from Gulfstream, a leading manufacturer of aircraft, to Strength of Nature, a company founded by immigrants who fled the Castro regime and started a company that now exports many of their goods to the Caribbean and to Africa."
Imminent Threats To Our National Security July 14, 2015
Diane Black, R-TN
"Madam Speaker, if the President insists on opening the door to negotiations with tyrants like Raul Castro, the very least he could do is to force this nation to follow the law on this simple matter and take back these criminals into his own country. Listen, when it comes to Iran and Cuba, the President must put national security and the well-being of the United States before his political legacy."
Recognizing The 2015 Officers Of The Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton Volunteer Fire Department July 13, 2015
Gerald Connolly, D-VA
"Mr. Speaker, I rise to recognize the 2015 Officers of the Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton Volunteer Fire Department. The 2015 officers and members of the board of directors are taking leadership roles in one of Northern Virginia’s longest standing volunteer fire departments. The O.W.L. Volunteer Fire Department was created to address the need for organized fire response capabilities in the growing suburbs of Northern Virginia. Organized in 1938 and chartered in 1940, the Department officially formed to become the only fire department between Fredericksburg and Alexandria. In the subsequent decades O.W.L. has expanded to staff three stations and provide emergency medical services. The members of O.W.L. are dedicated community volunteers, and the 2015 officers and directors will be diligent stewards of this tradition of service. The 250 active O.W.L. members answer 14,000 calls and serve 60,000 people each year. Their job is demanding and the hours are long, but these brave men and women are driven by their dedication to public safety and the communities that they serve. We would all do well to follow their example. I congratulate and commend the following 2015 incoming officers: Department Chief: James F. McAllister Fire Assistant Chiefs: Kurt Bolland, Michael Clark, Steve Godin, Wayne Haight, and Dave Williams EMS Assistant Chief: Edward A. Craig Fire Captains: Jonathan Baldwin, Joshua Culp, Tony Carroll, Tim LeClercq, Ryan Williams, and Justin Witt EMS Captain: Diana Ondra Fire Lieutenants: Lindsey Blasius, Jesus Castro, Mark Chandler, Jon Colpitts, Jonathan Holland, Billy Moore, Kody Perry, and Stewart Young EMS Lieutenants: Chad Fritz, Tammy Hill, Aaron Hope, Cynthia Thackwray, and Sandra Williams Mr. Speaker, I ask that my colleagues join me in congratulating these remarkable volunteers on their new leadership positions, and in thanking all the members of the Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton Volunteer Fire Department for the vital service they provide to the Prince William County community."
21St Century Cures Act July 10, 2015
Joaquin Castro, D-TX
"The Acting CHAIR (Mr. Hill). The question is on the amendment offered by the gentleman from Texas (Mr. Castro)."

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