(House of Representatives - April 26, 2013)

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                          REPEAL THE SEQUESTER

  (Ms. SHEA-PORTER asked and was given permission to address the House 
for 1 minute.)
  Ms. SHEA-PORTER. Today, the House proved that if it really wants to, 
it can move quickly. Today, we made it easier for air travelers, and 
I'm very happy that we did that. But the sequester is still there, and 
it is still impacting schools. I have a little Head Start that's going 
to be closed in my district. Others are being impacted. We're laying 
off Federal employees. This is impacting the military and health 
research across the country.
  And so I call on the House majority to continue the work they started 
today. Don't just choose one group. Repeal this sequester. They have it 
in their power to put it on the floor to repeal the sequester. The 
American public is asking for this. It is our obligation to do this not 
just for air travelers but everybody around the country.