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Gun Violence December 15, 2014
Carl Levin, D-MI
"We recently observed the 2-year anniversary of the day when a deranged individual took the lives of 26 people, 20 of them children, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. The children were first graders, 6- and 7-year-olds. Today, they would have been 8- and 9-year-olds, third graders, celebrating birthdays, learning about fractions and decimals, and reading books. Instead, we can only honor their memory and rededicate ourselves to the work of preventing these tragedies in the future."
Nomination Of P. David Lopez To Be General Counsel Of The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission December 2, 2014
Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI
"Superstorm Sandy wrought $66 billion in damage in 2012. If we are constantly replacing damaged roads and bridges, always adapting farming and fishing practices to suit never-seen-before conditions, and frequently paying out big disaster relief and flood insurance claims, that will hit the Federal pocketbook hard."
Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act Of 2014 December 1, 2014
Doc Hastings, R-WA
"Mr. Speaker, I move to suspend the rules and pass the bill (H.R. 4924) to direct the Secretary of the Interior to enter into the Big Sandy River-Planet Ranch Water Rights Settlement Agreement and the Hualapai Tribe Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Agreement, to provide for the lease of certain land located within Planet Ranch on the Bill Williams River in the State of Arizona to benefit the Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program, and to provide for the settlement of specific water rights claims in the Bill Williams River watershed in the State of Arizona."
John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System Boundaries Revision December 1, 2014
David Cicilline, D-RI
"I want to highlight the case of one constituent in particular. Philip Howell cannot obtain Federal flood insurance for his property that was incorrectly included in the CBRA map. As a result, his coastal property has gone without flood insurance during serious weather events like Superstorm Sandy."
Honoring Aixa Torres November 19, 2014
Nydia Velázquez, D-NY
"Aixa was elected President of Alfred E. Smith Resident Association in 2010, representing over 4,300 tenants in twelve buildings. Now serving her second term as president, Aixa has stood out as a courageous, committed and caring fighter for Smith residents. She has worked to end neglect and abuse by city agencies, helped stop attempts to develop luxury apartments on open spaces, while caring for residents in the crisis of Hurricane Sandy."

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