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House Proceeding 01-28-09 on Jan 28th, 2009 :: 1:03:35 to 1:05:00
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Adam B. Schiff

1:03:31 to 1:03:51( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: for 15 million new automobiles. this is what it takes. this is called trickle up economic. you aim the focus of the stimulus at the problem and that's lack of sales of automobiles and trucks in this country. the speaker pro gentleman's time has expired. the gentlewoman from new york. ms. slaughter: madam speaker, i

Adam B. Schiff

1:03:35 to 1:05:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Adam B. Schiff

1:03:52 to 1:04:13( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: yield one minute to the gentleman from california, mr. schiff. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california is recognized for one minute. mr. schiff: i thank the chairman. i rise in support of the rule and the stimulus bill. in 2008, more than 2.6 million americans lost their jobs, the highest yearly job loss total since 1945. in my home state of california, the unemployment rate soared to

Adam B. Schiff

1:04:14 to 1:04:34( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: 9.3% last month, its highest in 15 years. it's clear that congress must take aggressive action to stave off a long and deep recession. this legislation will help create jobs quickly, restore purchasing power and help those in need. with such a large stimulus under consideration, we also have an opportunity to build infrastructure that will provide long-term prosperity.

Adam B. Schiff

1:04:35 to 1:04:56( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: while we have to place a premium on dispensing funds quickly, we must also make a large significant and lasting investment in our country's future. when this recession is far behind us, i hope we can look back and see that something positive came out of it. by investing in renewable energy we can achieve both short-term and long-term goals. we can fund many shovel-ready

Adam B. Schiff

1:04:57 to 1:05:01( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: projects that will give the economic a quick boost, but we can also make an investment in

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