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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016—Conference Report June 28, 2016
Patrick Leahy, D-VT
"Thanks to the citizen-led efforts in Vermont, we are seeing more and more consumer-friendly information easily accessible to shoppers. No scanning some code. No calling an 800 number. You don’t pick up a product and say, “Gee, I have to scan a code in here” or “I have to call an 800 number.” No. You just pick up the product and look, and you find out what it has in it, everything from water, to celery, corn, cottonseed, and genetic engineered ingredients. We have seen countless pictures sent in by shoppers finding these labels. Labeling is not complicated or cost-prohibitive in practice. They are constantly printing new labels. You just add a line."
American Innovation And Competitiveness Act June 23, 2016
Gary Peters, D-MI
"We also must ensure that the United States continues to lead the world in innovation. Our Federal investment in research and development has led to discoveries that have had profound impacts on our health, safety, and quality of life. From 3D printing to GPS, we have seen that federally funded R&D has resulted in commercially viable technologies and products. Many universities today operate technology transfer offices and business incubators to expedite the transfer of these groundbreaking discoveries to the marketplace."
Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017 June 10, 2016
Steve Russell, R-OK
"Madam Chair, the fiscal year 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act contains several excellent provisions to cut down on unnecessary printing of paper documents in the House of Representatives. Section 102 of the act, for example, prohibits printed copies of bills from being sent to Members of Congress unless they specifically request them. This amendment is very similar. It prohibits the Federal Register from being sent to Members unless they specifically request it. It uses the exact same terminology as section "
Honoring Henry Chapman Mercer And The Mercer Museum May 16, 2016
Michael Fitzpatrick, R-PA
"Bucks County’s agricultural history is preserved in the 100-year-old Mercer Museum, thanks to the foresight of Henry Chapman Mercer. The noted historian, scholar and archaeologist collected and preserved outmoded materials of daily life believing they would be lost forever in the rush of the Industrial Revolution. Mr. Mercer gathered and displayed more than 30,000 hand tools and even boats and horse-drawn carriages at the museum he would design and build in Doylestown, Bucks County. More than 50 Early American trades are represented, including blacksmithing, shoemaking, farming, printing, cider making and needlework crafts, some items hanging from the ceiling. All are organized and housed in an imposing museum built over a three-year period entirely of concrete. Through the decades, this National Historic Landmark has advanced in the management of its collections and also in meeting contemporary museum standards. Today, the museum and its new wing offer dozens of programs for all ages. For a century, the Mercer Museum stands out as a place where Bucks County’s past is honored along with the memory of an extraordinary man—Henry Chapman Mercer."
Zika Virus May 16, 2016
John Cornyn, R-TX
"There is no reason why we have to put our country deeper in debt to protect ourselves against this virus. We don’t have an endless supply of money. The Federal Treasury can’t just keep printing money, and we can’t just keep imposing on our children and grandchildren the responsibilities to pay the money back that we continue to borrow, particularly when we have a fund available to offset this expenditure."

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