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House Proceeding 01-28-09 on Jan 28th, 2009 :: 3:40:30 to 3:42:15
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Mario Diaz-Balart

3:40:26 to 3:40:46( Edit History Discussion )

Mario Diaz-Balart: focused like a laser. the republican plan does this without all the spending and waste and we can create the jobs at half the cost. the chair: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. neal: mr. chairman, i'd like to reserve the balance of my time until the gentleman from michigan is prepared to

Mario Diaz-Balart

3:40:30 to 3:42:15( Edit History Discussion )
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Mario Diaz-Balart

3:40:47 to 3:41:08( Edit History Discussion )

Mario Diaz-Balart: close. the chair: reserves. the gentleman from michigan. mr. camp: at this time i yield one minute and a half to the distinguished gentleman from florida. the chair: the gentleman from florida is recognized. >> thank you, meerk -- mr. speaker. we clearly need to pass a stimulus package. a plan that will help our economy. but, unfo

Mario Diaz-Balart

3:41:09 to 3:41:29( Edit History Discussion )

Mario Diaz-Balart: spends lots of money but very lile to incentivize the economy. it does very little to incentivize small businesses, small businesses, which are the job creators in our country. frankly, less than 10% of the money in this spending bill goes to infrastructure projects. nowe hear a lot of talk about the infrastruc i agree with that. but less than 10% of this bill goes to infrastructure projects.

Mario Diaz-Balart

3:41:30 to 3:41:50( Edit History Discussion )

Mario Diaz-Balart: most of it, unfortunately, mr. speaker, goes to create a larger federal bureaucracy, with little accountability and nearly no oversigh does that sound familiar? this house last week was here passing legislation that the senate already said they weren't going to do, to try to cover up and fix up the embarrassment of the tarp

Mario Diaz-Balart

3:41:51 to 3:42:11( Edit History Discussion )

Mario Diaz-Balart: legislation, of that bailout legislation, that had no accountability and no oversight. this bill is more of the same. this is the son of tarp. except e even bigger, with little oversight, with less than 10% for infrastructure and with very little to help the job creators, the small businesses in our great country.

Mario Diaz-Balart

3:42:12 to 3:42:16( Edit History Discussion )

Mario Diaz-Balart: we need better accountability. we need more oversight. we need more for

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