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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Recognizing Castro Valley Unified School District Superintendent Jim Negri On His Retirement June 18, 2015
Eric Swalwell, D-CA
"Mr. Speaker, I rise to recognize Jim Negri, Castro Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) Superintendent, on the occasion of his retirement at the end of this month."
End Immigrant Family Detention June 17, 2015
Luis Gutierrez, D-IL
"The minority whip, Mr. Hoyer, and two of my closest allies on the family detention issue, Ms. Lofgren and Ms. Roybal-Allard, both of California, are going, and we will be hosted by our colleague from Texas, Mr. Castro, as we visit the two facilities."
Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 June 4, 2015
Carlos Curbelo, R-FL
"Shouldn’t we resolve these 8,818 claims before proceeding? Shouldn’t we do justice by these families, these businesses whose property was stolen with no due process, with no hearing by the Castro government?"
Spurring Private Aerospace Competitiveness And Entrepreneurship Act Of 2015 May 21, 2015
Lamar Smith, R-TX
"The Acting CHAIR. The question is on the amendment offered by the gentleman from Texas (Mr. Castro)."
Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations The Right To Appeal Act May 20, 2015
Rand Paul, R-KY
"Even as Washington grapples with the diplomatic and political fallout of Mr. Snowden’s leaks, the more urgent issue, companies and analysts say, is economic. Tech executives, including Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, raised the issue when they went to the White House…for a meting with President Obama. It is impossible to see now the full economic ramifications of the spying disclosures—in part because most companies are locked in multiyear contracts—but the pieces are beginning to add up as businesses question the trustworthiness of American technology products. The confirmation hearing last week for the new NSA chief, the video appearance of Mr. Snowden at a technology conference in Texas and the drip of new details about government spying have kept attention focused on an issue that many tech executives hoped would go away. Despite the tech companies’ assertions that they provide information on their customers only when required under law— and not knowingly through a back door—the perception that they enabled the spying program has lingered. “It’s clear to every single tech company that this is affecting their bottom line,” said Daniel Castro, a senior analyst at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, who predicted that the United States cloud computing industry would lose $35 billion by 2016. Forester Research, a technology research firm, said the losses could be as high as $180 billion, or 25 percent of industry revenue, based on the size of the cloud computing, web hosting and outsourcing markets and the worst case for damages. The business effect of the disclosures about the NSA is felt most in the daily conversations between tech companies with products to pitch and their wary customers. The topic of the surveillance, which rarely came up before, is now “the new normal” in these conversations, as one tech company executive described it. “We’re hearing from customers, especially global enterprise customers, that they care more than ever about where their content is stored and how it is used and secured,” said John E. Frank, deputy general counsel at Microsoft, which has been publicizing that it allows customers to store their data in Microsoft data centers in certain countries."

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