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Entry Title Date
Commerce, Justice, Science, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 June 21, 2016
Robert Menendez, D-NJ
"Mr. President, I have come to the floor once again, as I have time and again, with a simple message. For Puerto Rico, time is of the essence. For the 3\1/2\ million United States citizens who live there, time is of the essence, but getting it right is also of the essence."
Celebrating The Centennial Anniversary Of Farm Credit June 21, 2016
Jim Costa, D-CA
"The Farm Credit System today plays a vital role in the success of United States agriculture and the economic vibrancy of rural communities throughout all 50 States and Puerto Rico, providing more than $237 billion in loans to more than 500,000 customers."
Zika Virus June 21, 2016
Patty Murray, D-WA
"In fact, Tom Frieden, Director of the CDC, has said in Puerto Rico alone, hundreds of babies could be born with birth defects related to Zika. There are already nearly 2,200 reported cases of Zika in the United States and the territories, and more than 400 expecting mothers are being monitored for possible infection."
Expansion Of Law Enforcement Availability Pay To Employees Of Customs And Border Protection’S Air And Marine Operations June 21, 2016
Will Hurd, R-TX
"CBP’s Air and Marine Operations, or AMO, patrols our Nation’s borders by aircraft and vessels, specifically. AMO is made up of over 1,200 Federal agents, 250 aircraft, and over 280 marine vessels, operating from 91 locations throughout the United States and Puerto Rico."
Remembering Those Lost In The June 11Th Shooting In Orlando June 14, 2016
Glenn Thompson, R-PA
"Today, the farm credit system plays a vital role in the success of our rural communities throughout our 50 States and in Puerto Rico, providing more than $237 billion in loans to more than 500,000 customers."

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