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House Proceeding on Jan 14th, 2009 :: 2:25:05 to 2:26:15
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Mike Thompson

2:25:02 to 2:25:22( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Thompson: and he said using easily quantifiable user statistics, we know that by 1990 medicare will cost billion and medicaid will cost billion, he was wrong and this will be abused also. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from california, mr. stark.

Mike Thompson

2:25:05 to 2:26:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mike Thompson

Mike Thompson

2:25:23 to 2:25:43( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Thompson: mr. stark: madam speaker, at this time i'm delighted to yield one minute to the distinguished the gentleman from california, mr. thompson. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california is recognized for one minute. mr. thompson: i rise in strong support of this bill because investing in children's health care is one of the wisest choices we can make. children have to be healthy to get an education and achieve

Mike Thompson

2:25:44 to 2:26:05( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Thompson: their potential as adults. when kids see the doctor more regularly, they receive the preventive services that keep them healthy longer and less likely to end up in the emergency room, which saves everyone money. almost a quarter of a million children in my state of california are uninsured and that is not acceptable.

Mike Thompson

2:26:06 to 2:26:16( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Thompson: in contrast to president bush's multiple vetoes of similar bills, today, with president-elect obama's enthusiastic support, the house will vote to provide coverage

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