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Fund The National Institutes Of Health June 17, 2015
Brian Higgins, D-NY
"Mr. Speaker, America cannot afford to continue to underfund the National Institutes of Health. This is why I started the House NIH Caucus with Representatives Rosa DeLauro and Peter King. I urge my colleagues to join us as we work together to develop a plan to increase the purchasing power of the National Institutes of Health. The time to act is now."
Women On 20S Campaign May 20, 2015
Luis Gutierrez, D-IL
"The Women on 20s campaign narrowed down their nominees for this honor to four women: Wilma Mankiller, a trailblazer and first woman chief of the Cherokees; Rosa Parks, credited with starting the Montgomery bus boycott by not relinquishing her seat and sparking the modern civil rights movement in 1955; Harriet Tubman, an abolitionist born a slave who became one of the most noted conductors on the Underground Railroad; and Eleanor Roosevelt, who redefined the role of First Lady while being a noted civil rights and human rights activist in her own right."
Additional Statements May 13, 2015
Cory Booker, D-NJ
"Rear Admiral Cook is a Coast Guardsman, but that is not all he is. He is husband to Kristen, and, together, they are the proud parents of three grown children: Erin, a second-grade teacher at Rosa Parks Elementary school in Woodbridge, VA; Peter, a technician at a TV station in Winter Park, FL; and Megan, who followed in her father’s footsteps and serves as a lieutenant junior grade on the Coast Guard Cutter Juniper in Newport, RI."
Honoring The Life And Legacy Of Northwest Florida’S Beloved Rodney Rollo May 12, 2015
Jeff Miller, R-FL
"Rodney was born in Pensacola, Florida and raised in neighboring Santa Rosa County, Florida. After graduating from Milton High School, Rodney answered the call of duty, enlisting in the United States Navy in 1947. After serving 20 years with honor and distinction, Rodney retired from the Navy in 1967 as a Chief Hospital Corpsman and moved to Washington D.C., where he worked as Chief of Administrative Services for the American Psychiatric Association. However, as with so many others born and raised along the Gulf Coast, Rodney returned to his hometown in 1975, and he and his wife, Ann settled in Milton."
Honoring The Mountain Communities Fire Safe Council (Mcfsc) Of Idyllwild, California April 28, 2015
Raul Ruiz, D-CA
"Mr. Speaker, I rise to recognize the Mountain Communities Fire Safe Council (MCFSC) of Idyllwild, California for their tireless dedication to keeping the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountain communities safe from devastating wild fires."

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