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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Opioid Crisis May 12, 2016
Edward Markey, D-MA
"Recently, DEA agents in Seattle raided a suspected fentanyl lab wearing HAZMAT suits and protective gear to make sure they did not inadvertently breathe in or touch the fentanyl. The DEA has told me that they sometimes cannot use dogs to sniff packages coming in from overseas suspected of containing fentanyl because these drug-detection dogs may die if they even inhale it."
Zika Virus May 9, 2016
Bill Nelson, D-FL
"I have been on this floor many times asking for the President’s request of $1.9 billion to attack the Zika virus. About $800 million of that is, No. 1, to replace the Ebola emergency fund, which they have raided since the Congress has not given them the funding in order to try to get at the problem to begin with, which is somewhere around $500 million to $550 million. They need another $225 million to increase Medicaid in Puerto Rico, where it is now estimated that by the end of the year, 25 percent of the population of Puerto Rico—25 percent—will be infected because that is where this mosquito—called the aegypti mosquito—that transmits the virus is raging, but beware, especially as we are going into the warm summer months, this aegypti mosquito is all over the Southern United States. Anyplace that is hot, humid, and where there is rain—because rainwater will not all dissipate. It may be in a bottle cap. It may be in a dishpan. It may be in a birdbath. Where there is stagnant water, that mosquito will lay its larva, and that is the breeding ground to hatch the aegypti."
Energy And Water Development And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 May 9, 2016
Jeff Flake, R-AZ
"But attention on the issue focused sharply in early February of 2009, when reports surfaced that a lobbying firm specializing in defense appropriations had been raided by the FBI. The New York Times noted that the firm “set up shop at the busy intersection between political fund-raising and taxpayer spending, directing tens of millions of dollars in contributions to lawmakers, while steering hundreds of millions of dollars in earmarks contracts back to his clients.”"
Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act Of 2015 January 6, 2016
Marsha Blackburn, R-TN
"We also know how harmful this has been to seniors; $700 billion was raided, raided from Medicare, the Medicare trust fund, by the way."
Criminalization By Regulation January 5, 2016
Louie Gohmert, R-TX
"Or the retired gentleman down in Houston who wasn’t able to testify before our committee because he had had a stroke while he was incarcerated because of the overaggressive prosecution by the Federal Government. He had a greenhouse and raised orchids. He sold to some local florists. He had gotten a package from South America. Apparently, it wasn’t properly packaged according to some bureaucrat’s regulations, and therefore he had his home raided and ransacked. His wife testified she called home and didn’t recognize the voice of the person answering. She asked who it was. He said: Well, who is this? She said: I called my home to talk to my husband, and I have a right to know who you are."

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