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Entry Title Date
National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2016—Conference Report October 6, 2015
Richard Durbin, D-IL
"Why do we get so many guns from Indiana into Illinois that are used in the commission of crime? Because of gun shows. Gun shows occur on the weekends, and people literally show up in Indiana, show some State identification, and without any background check walk out with a gun—not just a gun but many times fill their trunks with guns and ammunition and drive across the border into Chicago, Cook County, and go to the west side of town or down south in Englewood. They pull up in an alley or maybe even on the curbside and have an open market, selling these guns picked up at gun shows. The people who purchase these never went through a background check. Nine times out of 10, unless they are buying from a gun show from a Federal dealer, it is just an arms-length transaction—however many guns you want to buy; no questions asked. Many of these people would be disqualified if they went to a Federal gun dealer. They have a history of committing felonies and other acts that disqualify them."
Border Jobs For Veterans Act Of 2015 October 1, 2015
Jeff Flake, R-AZ
"Madam President, we are here to discuss the process for the Border Jobs for Veterans Act that is going to pass shortly."
Border Jobs For Veterans Act Of 2015 September 28, 2015
Filemon Vela, D-TX
"I rise in strong support of H.R. 2835, the Border Jobs for Veterans Act of 2015."
Cross-Border Rail Security Act Of 2015 September 28, 2015
Martha McSally, R-AZ
"Mr. Speaker, as many of my colleagues who also live along the border know, each year approximately 2.7 million containers enter the United States by rail. While most of the commodities transferred by rail do not pose significant homeland security threats, we must ensure that we are properly identifying and targeting those shipments which are high risk and conduct physical scanning when necessary."
Calling For The Release Of Ukrainian Fighter Pilot Nadiya Savchenko September 22, 2015
Christopher Smith, R-NJ
"Madam Speaker, H. Res. 50, introduced by Representative Levin, calls for the release of former Ukrainian fighter pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who has been languishing in Russian prisons since she was abducted by pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine in 2014, and illegally transferred across the border in handcuffs and with a bag over her head."

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