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House Proceeding on Jan 14th, 2009 :: 1:50:20 to 1:51:35
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Marsha Blackburn

1:50:17 to 1:50:38( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: we need to provide this care for our kids because in the most civilized country in the world no child should go without health care. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman's time has expired. the gentleman from missouri. mr. blunt: i yield one minute to ms. blackburn. mrs. blackburn: it is so interesting as we have this

Marsha Blackburn

1:50:20 to 1:51:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Marsha Blackburn

Marsha Blackburn

1:50:39 to 1:51:01( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: debate. schip as it was originally put in place is something that we are all for. that program as a block grant program worked well. but here is a 2385-page bill that the democrat majority laid on the table yesterday about 1:00. in that bill, it allows for

Marsha Blackburn

1:51:02 to 1:51:24( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: expansion of coverage to adults. we know that there were over 700,000 adults on this program at some point in 2006. we also know -- i had an amendment that would have removed all nonpregnant adults from this program and that amendment was not allowed.

Marsha Blackburn

1:51:25 to 1:51:38( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: this bill, this bill will actually crowd out a lot of the low-income children who have benefited from being on the schip program.

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