[Congressional Record Volume 169, Number 56 (Tuesday, March 28, 2023)]
[Page H1474]
From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]


  (Mr. BURGESS asked and was given permission to address the House for 
1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.)
  Mr. BURGESS. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to extend congratulations to 
the American Flood Coalition. They celebrated 5 years of driving 
solutions to build resilience in the face of flooding just this past 
  As a nonpartisan group of cities, elected officials, military 
leaders, businesses, and civic groups, the American Flood Coalition 
provides a platform to advocate for a unified voice for solutions to 
  My district in north Texas knows firsthand the destruction caused by 
extreme weather and floods, including in 2015, when Ray Roberts, 
Grapevine, Lewisville Lakes flooded after sudden heavy rainfall.
  I recently joined the coalition as a Federal champion, and I look 
forward to working with the American Flood Coalition and other Members 
of Congress on long-term solutions that speed up the recoveries, boost 
local economies, and prepare us for what lies ahead.