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House Proceeding on Jan 14th, 2009 :: 2:05:35 to 2:07:30
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Wally Herger

2:05:21 to 2:05:41( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: remaining. mr. blunt: i'll reserve my 90 seconds and yield the 15 minutes to mr. herger from the ways and means committee. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, mr. herger is recognized. the gentleman from california, mr. herger. mr. herger: madam speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized.

Wally Herger

2:05:28 to 2:05:49( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: means committee. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, mr. herger is recognized. the gentleman from california, mr. herger. mr. herger: madam speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. herger: madam speaker, i rise in support of schip and believe its re-authorization is critical to millions of children.

Wally Herger

2:05:35 to 2:07:30( Edit History Discussion )
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Wally Herger

2:05:42 to 2:06:04( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: mr. herger: madam speaker, i rise in support of schip and believe its re-authorization is critical to millions of children. but i'm opposed to the bill before us today. this make private health coverage more affordable. by expanding a program that severely underpays doctors in my

Wally Herger

2:05:50 to 2:06:11( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: but i'm opposed to the bill before us today. this make private health coverage more affordable. by expanding a program that severely underpays doctors in my state of california, it may result in higher cost for private coverage. and assuming that the increased

Wally Herger

2:06:05 to 2:06:27( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: state of california, it may result in higher cost for private coverage. and assuming that the increased tobacco tax achieves the goal of discouraging smoking, it commits an irrational policy of financing a growing program through a declining revenue source. in addition, this new version

Wally Herger

2:06:12 to 2:06:33( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: tobacco tax achieves the goal of discouraging smoking, it commits an irrational policy of financing a growing program through a declining revenue source. in addition, this new version would effectively shut down physician-owned hospitals currently under construction,

Wally Herger

2:06:28 to 2:06:48( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: would effectively shut down physician-owned hospitals currently under construction, including a 0 million project in my distrt in yubea, sit -- yuba city, california, scheduled to open in a couple months. this will be a severe blow to a small county that's long had one of the highest unemployment

Wally Herger

2:06:34 to 2:06:55( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: including a 0 million project in my distrt in yubea, sit -- yuba city, california, scheduled to open in a couple months. this will be a severe blow to a small county that's long had one of the highest unemployment rates in california. madam speaker, in the middle of the worst economic downturn in

Wally Herger

2:06:49 to 2:07:09( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: rates in california. madam speaker, in the middle of the worst economic downturn in decades, this provision would destroy jobs in yuba city and in dozens of other cities across america. i urge all of my colleagues to ask themselves, do you believe that a corporate board halfway

Wally Herger

2:06:56 to 2:07:17( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: decades, this provision would destroy jobs in yuba city and in dozens of other cities across america. i urge all of my colleagues to ask themselves, do you believe that a corporate board halfway across the country would do a better job of holding down costs and ensuring high quality care

Wally Herger

2:07:10 to 2:07:30( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: across the country would do a better job of holding down costs and ensuring high quality care than a team of local doctors? and if so, are you certain enough that you're willing to deny your constituents the opportunity to make thathoice? i urge rejection of this

Wally Herger

2:07:18 to 2:07:30( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: than a team of local doctors? and if so, are you certain enough that you're willing to deny your constituents the opportunity to make thathoice? i urge rejection of this

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