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Entry Title Date
Coast Guard And Maritime Transportation April 1, 2014
John Garamendi, D-CA
"A final point goes to something that is really important in my district, and it is this: the levees that protect the tens of thousands of citizens in my district from flooding. This is a picture of a levee that broke in California some time ago, and the flooding devastated a community. This is a threat all across America."
President Obama Is Different Than Senator Obama March 13, 2014
Pete Olson, R-TX
"And the cost of our debt is one of the fastest growing expenses in the Federal budget. This rising debt is a hidden domestic enemy, robbing our cities and States of critical investments in infrastructure like bridges, ports, and levees; robbing our families and our children of critical investments in education and health care reform; robbing our seniors of the retirement and health security they have counted on. Every dollar we pay in interest is a dollar that is not going to investment in America’s priorities. Instead, interest payments are a significant tax on all Americans—a debt tax that Washington doesn’t want to talk about."
Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act Of 2013 March 13, 2014
Mary Landrieu, D-LA
"This indiscriminate march to Full Risk Rates is further complicated by a fundamentally flawed mapping process that wipes local levees off the maps and excludes impacted communities from the mapping process. At my request last summer, David Miller, Association Administrator for the Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration—the man in charge of the National Flood Insurance Program, stood on top of a $450 million levee in Lafourche Parish that was completely wiped off the map when FEMA released their new flood map in 2008. Their map remains under appeal to this day."
Morning Business March 10, 2014
Christopher Coons, D-DE
"The Port of Wilmington would be rendered useless, nearly all the State’s acreage of protected wetlands could be inundated, nearly three-quarters of our dams, dikes, and levees flooded out. In short, this scenario for our lowest-lying State would be devastating."
Make It In America March 4, 2014
John Garamendi, D-CA
"Because these are jobs, these are American jobs in construction, and if we will couple it with one more thing that I have proposed, and that is that these taxpayer programs buy American-made equipment so that the steel for the bridges, the concrete, so that the trains, so that the other things that will be part of this infrastructure, the pumps and all that goes with rebuilding the levees and the sanitation systems and the water system, that they be American-made equipment and supplies."

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