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Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions May 21, 2015
Bill Nelson, D-FL
"This is the oilspill that just happened in the last few days. It is fresh crude, and it is on the beach in California. Of course, when I see this kind of picture, it brings me back to that experience all of us on the gulf coast had 5 years ago, and we wouldn’t wish that upon anybody. Remember, to begin with, they said, Oh, it is just a few hundred barrels of oil, even though it was ruptured 1 mile beneath the surface of the water. Then we got the streaming video. We actually put that video on my Web site. The chairman of the environment committee, Senator Boxer, put it up on her committee Web site. Once scientists could see how much was flowing, they could calculate, and then they saw that it wasn’t going to be a few hundred or even a thousand barrels of oil a day; it was approaching something like 50 times that."
Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 1335, Strengthening Fishing Communities And Increasing Flexibility In Fisheries Management Act May 20, 2015
Bradley Byrne, R-AL
"As someone who has lived his whole life on the Gulf Coast, I can tell you just how important this bill is. For many people who live on our Nation’s coast, this bill is about a way of life."
Honoring The Life And Legacy Of Northwest Florida’S Beloved Rodney Rollo May 12, 2015
Jeff Miller, R-FL
"Rodney was born in Pensacola, Florida and raised in neighboring Santa Rosa County, Florida. After graduating from Milton High School, Rodney answered the call of duty, enlisting in the United States Navy in 1947. After serving 20 years with honor and distinction, Rodney retired from the Navy in 1967 as a Chief Hospital Corpsman and moved to Washington D.C., where he worked as Chief of Administrative Services for the American Psychiatric Association. However, as with so many others born and raised along the Gulf Coast, Rodney returned to his hometown in 1975, and he and his wife, Ann settled in Milton."
Recognizing The 50Th Anniversary Of The Northwest Florida Military Officers Association May 12, 2015
Jeff Miller, R-FL
"Mr. Speaker, Northwest Florida is proud of its rich military heritage and the members of our Armed Forces who call it home. I want to thank the members of the Northwest Florida Military Officers Association for a half century of steadfast dedication to the Gulf Coast military and veterans’ community and for their lifelong example of service for the cause of Freedom."
Remembering Rochelle Tatrai Ray May 1, 2015
David Jolly, R-FL
"Rochelle was the president and CEO of Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services and had been with the agency for 12 years. She was responsible for managing the organization’s 600 employees, working with 60 different programs, covering 32 counties of the State of Florida."

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