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Honoring Celeste Weingardt July 29, 2014
Julia Brownley, D-CA
"Mr. Speaker, today I rise to recognize Celeste Weingardt, an inspiring leader and determined activist, who has assiduously worked on women’s issues including protecting and promoting access to reproductive healthcare and services. For over two decades, Celeste has served as a beacon of empowerment for women in politics and community leadership in Ventura County."
Journeying Through The 23Rd District Of Texas, The Town Of Cotulla July 29, 2014
Pete Gallego, D-TX
"Mr. Speaker, today, I would like to continue the journey through the vastness of the 23nd District of Texas and pass through a Texas town with an early reputation for infamy. “Cotulla! Everybody get your guns ready,” that is what train conductors would yell as they approached the town of Cotulla, which was established in 1881."
Introduction Of The Va Bonus Accountability Act July 29, 2014
Krysten Sinema, D-AZ
"Mr. Speaker, today Dr. Dan Benishek and I will introduce the VA Bonus Accountability Act. This bipartisan legislation claws back bonuses fraudulently paid to VA employees who manipulated wait times data."
Preventing Expansion Of Daca July 29, 2014
Marsha Blackburn, R-TN
"Mr. Speaker, today I rise in support of a bill I introduced to prevent the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that was unlawfully created by executive memo on August 15, 2012. H.R. 5160 is the House companion to legislation introduced by Senator Ted Cruz of Texas and would freeze DACA by defunding it."
In Memory Of Most Reverend Robert W. Donnelly July 29, 2014
Marcy Kaptur, D-OH
"Mr. Speaker, today in Toledo, Ohio, in the 19-county diocese to which he dedicated his selfless life, the beloved most Reverend Roman Catholic Bishop Robert W. Donnelly was laid to rest. This “priest of priests,” gentle soul, humble leader, and compassionate shepherd passed from this life on July 21, 2014. With loving gratitude, our entire community extends its deepest appreciation for his life and deepest sympathy to his family and friends at his passing."

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