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House Proceeding 01-28-09 on Jan 28th, 2009 :: 2:04:50 to 2:05:55
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Corrine Brown

2:04:46 to 2:05:07( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: so this is not something that we have to say, we've got to subsidize it again in the form of stimulus because so many people rely on it for transportation. i say please adopt the amendment. the chair: the gentl massachusetts. mr. olver: i yield two minutes to the the gentlewoman from florida. the chair: the gentlewoman from florida is recognized for two minutes. ms. brown: thank you. thank you, mr. speaker.

Corrine Brown

2:05:00 to 2:05:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Corrine Brown

Corrine Brown

2:05:08 to 2:05:28( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: i rise in strong opposition to this amendment. i just finished a five-hour hearing where we had the rail and the -- passenger rail and freight rail in a hearing and we ve the second largest committee in infrastructure in the entire congress beuse there is such an interest in passenger rail. my colleague, i got some

Corrine Brown

2:05:29 to 2:05:49( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: breaking news for you. there is no form of transportation that pays for itself. none whatsoever. whether we talk about rail, airline, cars, none of it. we subsidize all of it. and so i have -- the chairman of the committee had recommended

Corrine Brown

2:05:50 to 2:05:55( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: billion for rai this is a very bad idea. and i am encouraging all of my

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