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House Proceeding 01-15-09 on Jan 15th, 2009 :: 0:26:50 to 0:28:15
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Lloyd Doggett

0:26:37 to 0:26:58( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. doggett: since the broad outlines of economic recovery legislatiowere first announced, representatives have been working to see that the legislatio to include additional assistance for students and their families, students who want to get all the education that they're willing to work for.

Lloyd Doggett

0:26:50 to 0:28:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lloyd Doggett

Lloyd Doggett

0:26:59 to 0:27:20( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: today we are pleased to announce success. the legislation that will be filed to improve and strengthen our economy at this time of economic downturn will include about 2.5 million in federal assistance in the form of federal tax credits. these tax credits will be expanded to include textbooks and instructional materials.

Lloyd Doggett

0:27:21 to 0:27:41( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: they will help now so that every family that is spending a dollar on higher education this year will know they will get that dollar back up to ,500 next year when they pay their tax return. for the first time in history, this will be a refundable credit as w so families

Lloyd Doggett

0:27:42 to 0:28:02( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: making less than 0,000 who did not qualify for the ll credit this the past will be entitled to get up to ,000 of their expenses. at a time of economic downturn, this is the time to support our students and their families. help them and help rebuild our economy. i yield back. . the speaker pro tempore: are

Lloyd Doggett

0:28:03 to 0:28:18( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: there any further one-minute requests? the chair lays before the house theollowing personal request. e clerk: leave of absence requested for mr. sessions of texas for today. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the request is

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