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House Proceeding 01-28-09 on Jan 28th, 2009 :: 2:15:10 to 2:16:10
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Tom Latham

2:14:57 to 2:15:17( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: rules committee -- after the energy and commerce committee passed unanimously and then rejected by the rules committee. this bill also has a lot of other spending which is not protected. for u.s. jobs. 00 million for cars, no guarantee they're u.s. cars. 00 million for fuel efficient buses. guarantees for american -- not so much. how about 71 million for

Tom Latham

2:15:10 to 2:16:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Latham

Tom Latham

2:15:18 to 2:15:38( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: computers that the state department, agriculture and ates, no. 00 million for new computing at the social security administration, not there. million for the scientific equipment for the u.s. geological survey, nope. 00 million for new detective systems for the department of homeland security, absent. how about .5 billion for broadband? no guarantee made in the u.s.a.

Tom Latham

2:15:39 to 2:15:59( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: how about .7 billion for federal building construction. not there. if this is an american jobs bill, shouldn't we have included by american clauses for these other areas as well? it's disappointing and frustrating that what happened in this bill in the energy and commerce committee was actively removed and then it was refused by the rules committee.

Tom Latham

2:16:00 to 2:16:10( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: i'm glad we're going to be supporting american textiles. i'm happy we're going to be supporting american steel. in a jobs bill i'm frustrated that there are no guarantees that some of these other jobs aren't going to happen in the

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