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Tribute To Dr. Olivia J. Hooker February 9, 2015
Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY
"Dr. Hooker went on to earn her master’s degree from Teachers College at Columbia University, and then a doctorate in psychology from the University of Rochester. Dr. Hooker had a long, remarkable career as a professor in New York. After retiring at the age of 87, she continues to inspire and support women joining the military, and believes our country prospers because of its diversity."
Department Of Homeland Security Funding January 29, 2015
Richard Durbin, D-IL
"Karen was brought here at the age of 2 from Mexico. She grew up in Chicago. She was an outstanding student, and she always had an interest in public service. In May of 2012 she graduated from the University of Rochester in New York with a major in political science. She was not only the first person in her family to graduate from a 4-year college—because Karen Villagomez is undocumented, she didn’t receive one penny of government assistance. She made it through college on her own without any help because as an undocumented young woman that was the only chance she had."
Commending Dr. Winslow Sargeant, Chief Counsel Of The Small Business Administration’S Office Of Advocacy For His Service Upon His Retirement January 21, 2015
Yvette Clarke, D-NY
"Dr. Sargeant knows the challenges of starting and building a small firm. He enrolled in a PhD. Program at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 1988 and left in 1992 to work at IBM in Rochester, Minnesota. He received his PhD in electrical engineering in 1995, and worked at ATT/Bell Labs in Allentown, Pennsylvania. In 1997, Dr. Sargeant and partners co-founded Aanetcom, a “fabless” semiconductor integrated circuit design company. The company designed state-of-the-art computer circuits for telecom and broadband applications. In March 2000, Aanetcom was acquired by PMC-Sierra, a publicly traded company."
Commemorating The Life Of Mario Cuomo January 12, 2015
Joseph Crowley, D-NY
"Mr. Speaker, I yield to the gentlewoman from Rochester, New York, Louise Slaughter."
Financial Institution Bankruptcy Act Of 2014 December 1, 2014
Spencer Bachus, R-AL
"Bankruptcy Act and Ensuing Legislative Refinement Process On July 15, 2014, the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law conducted a hearing on a discussion draft of the Financial Institution Bankruptcy Act. The witnesses at the hearing were: Donald S. Bernstein, Esq., partner and head of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP’s Insolvency and Restructuring Practice; Stephen E. Hessler, Esq., Partner, Kirkland & Ellis, LLP; Professor Thomas H. Jackson, Simon Business School, University of Rochester; and, Professor Stephen J. Lubben, Seton Hall Law School. All four witnesses, including the Minority witness, testified that they believed the Financial Institution Bankruptcy Act, subject to certain technical modifications, should be enacted into law. Following the hearing, the Committee received comments on the Financial Institution Bankruptcy Act from, among others, the Federal Reserve, the FDIC, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, the National Bankruptcy Conference, and the International Swaps and Derivatives Association. The comments received from these parties served as the basis for the revisions to the discussion draft that was the subject of the July 15 Subcommittee hearing."

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