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House Proceeding on Jan 9th, 2009 :: 1:18:45 to 1:20:00
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Lois Capps

1:18:41 to 1:19:01( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: we are a country that values fairness and justice for allf our citizens, not just those of a certain gender. let's pass this bill. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman's time has expired. the gentleman from new jersey. and and we yield to a strong and compassionate voice, the gentlelady from california,

Lois Capps

1:18:45 to 1:20:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Lois Capps

1:19:02 to 1:19:24( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: miscapps for one minute. mrs. capps: i rise in strong support the paycheck fairness act. i commend rosa delauro for her stellar work on this legislation and for her leadership to make sure this bill is the first we are considering in this new congress. i'm thrilled. and i know it's a testament to

Lois Capps

1:19:25 to 1:19:46( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: our commitment to equality for all. it closes loopholes. existing law allows employers to use myriad of excuses to justify a pay disparityy between men and women. if this is true, even if the excuse, it has nothing to do with the job itself. women cannot always discuss

Lois Capps

1:19:47 to 1:20:00( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: salaries to determine if there is a discrimination occurring for fear of retaliation from their employers. the paycheck fairness act will ensure that women can discuss wages and modernize the law so

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