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Honoring Mio Hydro For 100 Years Of Service July 15, 2016
Dan Benishek, R-MI
"Mr. Speaker, today I rise to recognize 100 years of service from the Mio Hydro facility, named after the adjacent town of Mio and located on the lower Au Sable River. During that time it has provided reliable power to thousands of families and businesses in Oscoda County, Michigan."
The Small Business Start-Up Savings Accounts Act Of 2016 July 15, 2016
Terri Sewell, D-AL
"Mr. Speaker, today, I re-introduced H.R. 5783, the Small Business Start-up Savings Accounts Act of 2016. Small businesses are the backbone of our economy and are an essential component of our continued economic recovery. These businesses generate half of our nation’s gross domestic product and employ at least half of its workforce. The creation of small businesses allows Americans to produce things right here in America, as well as continue to out innovate and out-build the rest of the world."
The Columbia River In-Lieu And Treaty Fishing Access Sites Improvement Act July 15, 2016
Earl Blumenauer, D-OR
"Mr. Speaker, today I am pleased to introduce the Columbia River In-Lieu and Treaty Fishing Access Sites Improvement Act, in partnership with some of my colleagues in the Senate. This legislation is just one part of the work we are pursuing, in coordination with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission and in collaboration with affected Columbia River Treaty Tribes, to improve conditions and address unmet tribal housing needs along the Columbia River."
Coral Reef Conservation Act Reauthorization And Enhancement Amendments Of 2016 July 15, 2016
Madeleine Bordallo, D-GU
"Mr. Speaker, today I reintroduced a bill to amend and reauthorize the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000. Conservation of coral reef ecosystems is essential to protect public health, promote environmental sustainability, and ensure long-term economic progress for the jurisdictions we represent in Congress. The sovereign waters of the United States off the coast of Guam, and in the Pacific region as a whole, contain a majority of the shallow-water coral reefs in the United States, as well as some of the world’s greatest coral reef biodiversity. These reefs, and reefs around the world, provide habitat and shelter for fisheries, provide food and recreation for our residents, and are the basis for marine tourism industries."
Honoring The Retirement Of Brad Doherty June 28, 2016
Filemon Vela, D-TX
"Mr. Speaker, today I rise to recognize the accomplishments of a remarkable community member, Brownsville Herald Photo Editor Brad Doherty. Mr. Doherty recently retired after nearly 33 years of dedicated service to the newspaper and the Brownsville community."

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