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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Violence Against Women April 21, 2015
Michael Honda, D-CA
"Ms. Lee is just one example of the over 200,000 women from Korea, China, the Philippines, Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Taiwan, Indonesia, and East Timor who were kidnapped and sexually enslaved by the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II."
National Medal Of Honor Day March 25, 2015
Greg Walden, R-OR
"These wartime heroes were either born in Oregon, entered service from Oregon, were laid to rest in Oregon, or live in Oregon. Seven of the recipients gave their lives during an act of valor. Nine of them were commissioned officers and seventeen were enlisted men and non-commissioned officers. Twenty-one served in the Army, two in the Navy, and three in the Marine Corps. They served in ten countries around the globe: the United States, China, Philippines, France, Palau, Italy, Romania, Germany, Korea and Vietnam. Two World War II recipients are living today—Mr. Robert D. Maxwell, Bend, Oregon, and Mr. Arthur J. Jackson, Boise, Idaho. Mr. Maxwell is the oldest of the 79 living Medal of Honor recipients of all wars."
Slain Officer Family Support Act Of 2015 March 25, 2015
Hakeem Jeffries, D-NY
"The Joint Committee on Taxation has scored the bill as having a negligible budgetary impact of $500,000 or less over 10 years. It is similar, as Chairman Ryan pointed out, to legislation this Congress passed in 2014 and in 2010 in the wake of natural disasters in the Philippines and Haiti."
America’S Military Strength March 16, 2015
Tom Cotton, R-AR
"The impact of China’s rapid military expansion is clear. China has challenged Japan’s control of the Senkaku Islands and purported to establish an exclusive air defense zone over the East China Sea. By expanding its activities in the Spratlys, China is precipitating a confrontation with the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Taiwan. Further, China’s repressive actions against protesters in Hong Kong only serve to undermine Taiwanese support of reunification, which itself could spark further Chinese aggression. All of this is to say nothing of China’s cyber theft and economic espionage against American interests or its atrocious record on human rights."
In Recognition Of Perla Ibarrientos February 27, 2015
Jackie Speier, D-CA
"Perla turned her life into the American Dream. Born in the Philippines, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree and worked in her family’s pharmacy. Her husband Mig, an engineer, worked for the electric company. During the 60s and 70s they lived under the repressive regime of President Ferdinand Marcos and dreamed of a better life for their family. In the early 70s, Mig, Perla and their three children, Glenn, Joy Ann and Gladys, left their home in the Philippines to create a brand new one in the United States. They settled in Broadmoor, California, and Perla immediately started to get involved in her new community. She volunteered as a teacher’s aide at Garden Village Elementary and as an elder in the Presbyterian Church."

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