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 Craig Carper - “I can give you an assurance that's going to be fixed.”
 Thomas Carper - “Delaware's firefighters put their lives in jeopardy every day in an effort to keep families safe.”
 Thomas Carper - “Thirteen thousand dollars a year is not enough to raise a family. That's not enough to pay your bills and save for their future. That's barely enough to provide for even the most basic needs.”
 Thomas Carper - “For me, our beaches have always been a source of personal inspiration.”
 Thomas Carper - “That's not all our crops can do. We are also learning how to transform plants into factories. We can now raise plants that will create enzymes that would otherwise be created in chemical factories.”
 Tom Carper - “Historically, people thought of a national park as something huge, ... Delaware is not huge. But there is a lot of amazing history that has been made in the state.”
 Tony Carper - “I said beforehand that I thought people would be unpleasantly surprised by the power of this storm, and I think they have been unpleasantly surprised.”
 Kent Carper - “Raises are given all the time and the public never hears about it. The public has a right to know what they pay their public employees with tax dollars.”
 Kent Carper - “There is a likelihood that will happen. I would say that it's better -- most likely than not that it will be on the May ballot, But it won't be on the ballot where you vote for the house of delegates or whatever, it'll be a separate piece of paper.”
 Tony Carper - “We haven't even seen Wilma's core pass yet. We can expect this to be stronger than anything we've seen in the last couple of years.”
 Craig Carper - “We'd be running in circles for the next 10 years if we tried to do everything that people have suggested. We are looking at everything, but it would be irresponsible for me to stand here and say we are going to do everything that was suggested. It's just not realistic.”
 Tom Carper - “We all know this bill is critical to the Western Illinois region, providing funding to critical highway projects and necessary economic development projects. These are projects through Opportunity Returns that will be in jeopardy if the Capital Bill does not pass.”
 Tony Carper - “Wilma was bad enough, but within a week or a couple of weeks, we were getting back to normal. Imagine a Category 3 or 4 and six weeks or more of inconvenience.”
 Tony Carper - “Being an emergency manager and getting a call from the National Hurricane Center director on a cell phone at night is one of the most tense experiences you could ever go through. He just wanted to give me a heads up.”
 Tom Carper - “I want to make that a reality, ... The idea is to create office space in the unused portions of the station to be leased, hopefully by ING. That would provide a cash flow to Amtrak.”
 Tom Carper - “A national park in Delaware will boost tourism and the state's economy, ... A national park here will put Delaware on the map and make the state a more attractive place to visit.”
 Kent Carper - “We make sure the consolidation can be efficient before we take on these projects. We can do it if we need to, but the question is do we have to do it”
 Kent Carper - “Orlando is a popular destination from Charleston, West Virginia, like a lot of other places, It has a need, already historical trips and they're interested in looking at pieces like Charleston.”
 Tom Carper - “Delaware has a rich historical, coastal heritage, ... Frankly, not too many people across the country know about it.”
 Thomas Carper - “Clean air is a basic right. The responsibility to ensure that falls to Congress and the president.”
 Tony Carper - “We're going to see some very hard weather, probably until mid-afternoon. People need to stay indoors and off the road until it's all clear.”
 Tom Carper - “Wellness is cheaper than illness. It costs us time and money when children get sick.”
 Tom Carper - “This takes care of the missing link in the middle.”
 Thomas Carper - “The first line of defense against any terrorist attack will be our first responders.”
 Tom Carper - “This decision was the answer to a lot of people's prayers, ... We told the commissioners that this would undermine our state's safety and homeland defense and to their credit, they listened.”

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