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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
The Progressive Caucus September 10, 2014
Alan Lowenthal, D-CA
"I still remember when the President came, in his State of the Union speech, and it was really just after—in my first year here in the Congress and he was talking about the horrible episode that happened at Sandy Hook and said, “Give the people the vote. Just give us a vote.”"
Highway And Transportation Funding Act Of 2014 July 29, 2014
Patrick Toomey, R-PA
"What his amendment would have done would have been to exempt roads and bridge repair projects from Federal environmental permitting if the roads and bridges were destroyed by a declared emergency, such as Superstorm Sandy, for instance, and provided that the reconstruction would occur entirely within the footprint of the existing structure, the original footprint."
40Th Anniversary Of The Legal Services Corporation July 25, 2014
Nita Lowey, D-NY
"In addition, during Superstorm Sandy, when thousands of Americans had their homes and belongings damaged, LSC provided storm-related services to low-income victims to assist in filing claims with insurance companies and help retrieve documents such as insurance and mortgage paperwork that had been lost or damaged in the storm."
Celebrating The 40Th Anniversary Of The Legal Services Corporation July 24, 2014
José Serrano, D-NY
"The programs make a vital difference in the lives of millions of ordinary Americans each year. Lawyers funded by LSC help families facing unlawful evictions, women seeking protection from abuse, veterans seeking benefits, seniors defending against consumer scams, and mothers seeking child support. In my home town of New York City, LSC funding also provided crucial assistance to low-income individuals who faced problems as a result of Superstorm Sandy and had nowhere else to turn."
Progressive Caucus July 24, 2014
Barbara Lee, D-CA
"Some of us have raised some key questions about this proposal, and I would like to just lay out some of these questions when we are evaluating his plan. The House Ways and Means Committee, under the tremendous leadership of our ranking member, Sandy Levin, laid out some of these questions, which include:"

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