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The Ethics Committee has been inoperative for essentially all of this Congress and shows no signs of addressing numerous matters that have been and are before the committee. (Quote by - Chellie Pingree)

If we are going to stay with CABA, we're going to have to have the new local committee in place. This isn't something just two or three people can do by themselves, We have a contract for 2006 and it has to be signed by the end of the month. CABA has indicated they would allow Charles City to keep the tournament as long as a new committee is in place. (Quote by - Jerry Mitchell)

Despite our efforts, the committee has voted to cite me with contempt. I sincerely hope the Department can reach agreement with the committee. (Quote by - Janet Reno)

The [National Security Committee's] accusation against the opposition -- that it could have joined [the terrorist group] -- is nothing less than blame based on nothing. According to our laws and the constitution, law-enforcement agencies immediately should open a case against [the National Security Committee] and start an investigation. They should be brought to court for saying that -- they are violating our constitution. (Quote by - Serikbai Alibaev)

If you're a national analyst and you're going to criticize the national committee then you ought to be as knowledgeable as the committee. (Quote by - Doug Elgin)

We're waiting to see what develops out of the committee. (Quote by - Bob Stevenson)

If proposals for ongoing work should be submitted, for example, by consumer organizations, the committee will deal with them. Beyond this, the committee is responsible to react if the market signals the necessity of a revision of the standard. (Quote by - Stuart Kessler)

The committee thought the general manager was doing an outstanding job. (Quote by - Bruce Woodbury)

There's no enthusiasm out there. A lot of people are waiting for the [Federal Open Market Committee] to meet. There's no big trend here. (Quote by - Brian Finnerty)

A committee doesn't cost us anything. It's not a committee to do anything, but gives you an idea of the possibilities. It's worth weighing the pros and cons. (Quote by - Teri Kelly)

I hope the regulators understand by now there is, I think, unanimity on this committee that they should experiment, they should be flexible, they should do everything reasonable to get money into people's hands because people need money to eat and to live and because that's the way we're going to bring the economy back. (Quote by - Barney Frank)

We will certainly discuss it at the next executive committee meeting -- it is a very serious matter when referees are threatened to such an extent that they give up the job. Coaches must also understand that the sort of people who make these threats - people who are no better than terrorists -- can be stimulated by their remarks about referees. We must examine all the circumstances to see what can be done. (Quote by - Anders Frisk)

What a rare opportunity you have given the members of this committee, We will do our best to fulfill your expectations. (Quote by - Ann Rice)

Much of the messy advertising you see on television today is the product of committees. Committees can criticize advertisements, but they should never be allowed to create them. (Quote by - David Ogilvy)

The search committee evaluated over 20 resumes. We had interest locally and from around the state, with many very qualified candidates. Betty impressed the search committee and the board with her wealth of experience and success in her past positions. (Quote by - Jerry Miller)

I've gotten no information on this whatsoever, I really don't appreciate a committee telling me how to vote. I'd like to see a comparison. (Quote by - Wayne Allen)

Dave gives generously of his time, serving on a number of committees and boards to improve the cattle industry and environment. Dave shows others how to farm in an environmentally friendly way. (Quote by - Brian Peterson)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation applauds the Assembly Health Committee for its vote in favor SB 699 earlier today, and we now urge the Appropriations Committee to quickly move this important bill forward toward the Governor's desk. Every day that goes by without approval of this crucial legislation puts California further at risk of losing millions in federal HIV/AIDS funding for care and services for those living with HIV/AIDS in California. (Quote by - Michael Weinstein)

To have a trustee act as an additional member of the search committee and not be on the search committee, I think is cumbersome. It's inelegant. (Quote by - Thomas Egan)

Whiskey is carried into committee rooms in demijohns and carried out in demagogues. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

It will be interesting to see how far this Legislature will go; in Louisiana, the public generally agrees with the pro-life position. The committee action in this case is the key. . . . I would be surprised if it came out without amendments. (Quote by - Bernie Pinsonat)

Unfortunately, marketing textbooks is like marketing fishing lures: the point is to catch fishermen, not fish. Thus many adopted textbooks are flashy to catch the eye of adoption committees but dull when read by students. (Quote by - James Loewen)

On the basis of this advice of counsel, Mr. Duncan has authorized Sullivan & Cromwell to advise the Committee that he will rely on his constitutional right not to testify at the January 24 hearing. Mr. Duncan will testify on Jan. 24 if the Committee votes to grant him immunity. (Quote by - Robert Giuffra)

If the energy committee chairman wants to make the issue of drilling off Florida an agenda item, so be it; let's talk about it. (Quote by - Dan Mclaughlin)

At this point, most of what we're doing is just following up with leads and contacts that we happen to know in the hobby. Most members of the committee are involved in the old car hobby and have been for years. Generally one thing leads to another, and you're constantly following up leads. (Quote by - Alan Gross)

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