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House Proceeding 01-29-08 on Jan 29th, 2008 :: 0:59:48 to 1:03:05
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Paul E. Kanjorski

0:57:35 to 0:59:48( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Paul E. Kanjorski

Paul E. Kanjorski

0:59:24 to 0:59:48( Edit History Discussion )

Paul E. Kanjorski: coming to an agreement to stimulate the economy through legislation that is timely, targeted, and temporary. the bill before us today contains an important provision that i helped to craft, as the

Jeb Hensarling

0:59:48 to 0:59:57( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: chairman of the subcommittee of jurisdiction. this reform will temporarily increase the conforming loan limits of fannie mae and freddie mac. i support the short-term change. i would,

Jeb Hensarling

0:59:48 to 1:03:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeb Hensarling

Jeb Hensarling

0:59:57 to 1:00:11( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: however, also like to take the opportunity to encourage the congress to expand the economic stimulus plan to include cash benefits for those citizens whose only source of income is social security.

Jeb Hensarling

1:00:11 to 1:00:29( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: our nation's seniors and disabled individuals are facing difficult times -- of economic times. for years, these men and women have been forced to survive on less and less, and their costs continue

Jeb Hensarling

1:00:29 to 1:00:40( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: to increase and their incomes remain the same. in my home state of pennsylvania, home heating prices are up 19% in the last year. gas prices are up 86% in five years. food prices continue

Jeb Hensarling

1:00:40 to 1:00:58( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: to rise, and seniors continue to struggle with high prescription drug costs. low-income senior citizens and disabled individuals are forced to make terrible choices to try to cope with these

Jeb Hensarling

1:00:58 to 1:01:14( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: realities. these americans need cash rebates just as much as the individuals currently included in the stimulus bill. mr. speaker, once again, i applaud the bipartisan effort that brought this

Jeb Hensarling

1:01:14 to 1:01:24( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: economic stimulus package to the floor. we should also work to assure that our nation's seniors and disabled individuals are included in this worthwhile legislation. thank you. and i yield

Jeb Hensarling

1:01:24 to 1:01:38( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: back the balance of my time. . the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from alabama. million bachus: at this time i recognize the gentleman from texas, mr. hensarling, for three minutes. the speaker pro

Jeb Hensarling

1:01:38 to 1:01:53( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: tempore: for three minutes. the gentleman is recognized for three mutes. mr. hensarling: i thank the gentleman for yielding. mr. speaker, i rise in unenthusiastic support of this legislation.

Jeb Hensarling

1:01:53 to 1:02:04( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: perhaps it is a true sigrun ever bipartisanshiprt -- of bipartisanship. i think if we were all honest with ourselves we would say there is much about this legislation that disappoints us, yet most

Jeb Hensarling

1:02:04 to 1:02:22( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: of us will support it. mr. speaker, my own personal disappointment is i see very little economic stimulus in these so-called economic stimulus package. i see tax relief, income tax relief for those

Jeb Hensarling

1:02:22 to 1:02:42( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: who do not pay income taxes. i see tax relief for middle income families which is very important, very important, mr. speaker, at a time when their paychecks are squeezed. with high energy

Jeb Hensarling

1:02:42 to 1:03:05( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: cost, with high food costs, and high health careh costs. but i don't confuse temporary tax rebates with economic growth. now, i did look closely and there is some economic growth component

Charles B. Rangel

1:03:05 to 1:03:18( Edit History Discussion )

Charles B. Rangel: of this legislation. for which i approve. but ultimately true growth doesn't come from temporary taxem rebates. it comes from allowing entrep reneurs and families andfa capitalists to actually have

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