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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Ratepayer Protection Act Of 2015 June 24, 2015
Morgan Griffith, R-VA
"Mr. Chairman, as an example, we heard from a former regulator earlier, but the Virginia State Corporation Commission—and that is the organization in Virginia—appointed judges who make the decisions on what you are going to pay for power in Virginia based on what is an appropriate amount."
We Must Defeat Boko Haram June 17, 2015
Frederica Wilson, D-FL
"Just yesterday, a New York City college student was arrested for plotting to attack the city in the name of the Islamic State. Last week, a high school student from suburban Virginia pled guilty to conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State. Federal authorities said the Virginia case was a chilling reminder of Islamic State’s pervasive online presence and ability to woo American youth."
National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2016 June 17, 2015
Tim Kaine, D-VA
"When I was born in 1958, 1 out of 100 Virginians had been born in another country. Today, in 2015, one out of nine Virginians was born in another country. That period coincides with the moving of the Virginia economy from bottom quarter per capita income to top quarter. Immigration and the contributions of immigrants to our State have been tremendously positive."
Michigan Productivity And Innovation June 17, 2015
Gary Peters, D-MI
"Michigan factories would turn into the great arsenal of democracy, building the armadas that would defeat tyranny, win the Second World War, and, in the process, create America’s middle class. During World War II, my father, Herb Peters, was a proud solder in Eisenhower’s Army, helping free France from Nazi occupation. It was there that he would meet my mother, Madeleine Vignier, a beautiful young French woman. They were married and raised me and my two sisters, Gigi and Jackie, in a typical middle-class home. A few years ago, with my late father, I joined the Sons of the American Revolution. My forefather, William Garrett, was a member of the Virginia militia and served alongside General George Washington at Valley Forge."
National Defense Authorization Act June 4, 2015
Susan Collins, R-ME
"Recently, I had the honor of hosting our Secretary of Labor, Thomas Perez, in Maine. We visited and were so impressed by the very successful apprenticeship program at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, ME. The shipyard in Kittery is one of only four remaining public naval shipyards, and it is renowned for its skilled and dedicated workforce that is helping our Nation transition from the Los Angeles Class to the Virginia Class submarines."

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