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Recognizing Alyssa Barton July 28, 2015
Joe Wilson, R-SC
"Mr. Speaker, today I am grateful to welcome Alyssa Evelyn Barton on her visit to the U.S. Capitol. Alyssa will attend Lemon Road Elementary School in Falls Church, Virginia this fall."
Congratulating Pratt & Whitney July 28, 2015
Chellie Pingree, D-ME
"Mr. Speaker, today, I rise to recognize one of the great companies in my district, Pratt & Whitney, who this week is celebrating their 90th anniversary."
Deploy An Early Warning System For Earthquakes July 28, 2015
Peter DeFazio, D-OR
"Mr. Speaker, today I am introducing legislation to direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to fund the purchase, installation, and activation of an early warning system on the Cascadia subduction zone off the Pacific Northwest."
Honoring The Kiwanis Club Of Thousand Oaks July 28, 2015
Julia Brownley, D-CA
"Mr. Speaker, today I rise to recognize the Kiwanis Club of Thousand Oaks on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. The Kiwanis Club of Thousand Oaks was founded in 1965 and is part of Kiwanis International, a global organization of steadfast volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time. For five decades, the ever-expanding Kiwanis Club of Thousand Oaks has served countless children and has held true to its mission of public service. It is through this service to community that the Kiwanis Club continues to make the Conejo Valley a better place to live, work, and raise a family. Over the last half century, the organization has made a concerted effort to encourage members of the community of all ages to volunteer. With over 100 members across the Conejo Valley region, the Kiwanis Club of Thousand Oaks has quickly become an impressive success and annually dedicates thousands of volunteer hours to its cause. In addition to its invaluable service to the community, the club provides support for several youth leadership programs such as KEY Clubs in local high schools and service learning organizations at both Pepperdine University and California Lutheran University. Furthermore, the Kiwanis Club has also focused on the Eliminate Project, an international program that works to end maternal and neonatal tetanus."
Veterans’ Compensation Cost-Of-Living Adjustment Act Of 2015 July 28, 2015
Terri Sewell, D-AL
"Mr. Speaker, today, the House voted on H.R. 675, the Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2015, a bipartisan bill that protects veterans’ benefits from inflation. I was unavoidably detained; however, if I had been present, I would have voted in favor of this much needed legislation."

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