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National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2016—Conference Report October 7, 2015
John Cornyn, R-TX
"I am reminded that in August I visited the Pacific Command with some of our colleagues here in the Senate, where we asked Admiral Harris, the four-star commander of the Pacific Command, what keeps him up at night. What are you most concerned about? At the top of his list was North Korea, governed by a volatile dictator with nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles. I know General Dunford, the new Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the former Commandant of the Marine Corps, had a little different ordering. He put Russia at the top, I think, then China, North Korea, and then ISIL, if I am not mistaken. But regardless of the exact order, we know there are numerous threats to world peace and regional security."
Hire More Heroes Act Of 2015 September 24, 2015
Daniel Coats, R-IN
"At that point, it became very clear to me that we were not going to be able to achieve a long-term plan for putting us on the road to good fiscal health. So I thought: OK, I am hearing from a lot of colleagues here in the Senate but also from other outside sources saying that under sequester we just can’t cut any more. We need more revenue to expand necessary spending projects in government. And while some essential functions that only government can do might need that type of attention, there is a range of things that you really have to question why they are on the books in the first place."
Remembering Trooper Joseph Cameron Ponder September 22, 2015
Mitch McConnell, R-KY
"I am proud to share Trooper Ponder’s story with my colleagues here in the United States Senate. We’re thinking of his family today as well as his fellow officers of the Kentucky State Police. We are praying for the loved ones he has left behind who are feeling this devastating loss."
Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions September 17, 2015
Thomas Carper, D-DE
"Today I am introducing the Improving Postal Operations, Service and Transparency Act of 2015, known as the iPOST Act. As my colleagues here in the Senate know, the way we communicate as a society has changed dramatically over the past 20 years. Instead of sending a letter to loved ones overseas, we send a Facebook message or Skype. Instead of sending our bills every month, we go online and enter our billing information. Instead of flipping through a catalogue, we visit the retail store’s website. But while the way we communicate and conduct business has changed, we still require a vibrant, financially sound, and sustainable postal system. The United States Postal Service continues to be a critical enabler of communications and commerce that maintains a unique delivery network that connects every community, town, and city in this country and with posts around the world."
National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act Reauthorization Of 2015 September 16, 2015
Paul Tonko, D-NY
"I want to thank the members of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee for their hard work as well. It is nice to see my colleagues here in the House of Representatives and over in the Senate working in a bipartisan, bicameral manner to bring this bill to the floor today."

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