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House Proceeding 01-29-08 on Jan 29th, 2008 :: 2:28:05 to 2:33:53
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-- take more out of people's hard-earned incomes for wasteful spending programs, adind i think we have to go further by taking that tax increase off the table we will help every kitchen table

Barney Frank

2:28:05 to 2:28:21( Edit History Discussion )

Barney Frank: in america for every middle class family in america. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. frank: madam speaker, i yield one minute to a member of the financial services

Barney Frank

2:28:05 to 2:33:53( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Barney Frank

Barney Frank

2:28:21 to 2:28:38( Edit History Discussion )

Barney Frank: committee whose expertise in the world of business and finance has been very helpful to us, the gentleman from florida, mr. mahoney. the speaker pro tempore: the t gentleman is recognized.

Barney Frank

2:28:38 to 2:28:57( Edit History Discussion )

Barney Frank: n mr. mahoney: madam speaker, the th good news is the debate's over. the president and congress and the american people all agree the economy is in trouble and that the old cures of the

Barney Frank

2:28:57 to 2:29:16( Edit History Discussion )

Barney Frank: bush administration used to grow our economy have failed to provide working and middle class americans a better life and secure future. i support this economic stimulus package because american

Barney Frank

2:29:16 to 2:29:34( Edit History Discussion )

Barney Frank: families are hurting and small business needs help and they a need it now. unlike the president, both wall street and main street know we need a bold new vision to ensure america's economic

Barney Frank

2:29:34 to 2:29:45( Edit History Discussion )

Barney Frank: leadership in a global economy. americans understand wean need to reward companies that create jobs here at home and we must stop giving american businesses incentives to move our jobs overseas.

Barney Frank

2:29:45 to 2:30:03( Edit History Discussion )

Barney Frank: we need to once again be the place where entrepreneurs from around the world come to live theirr dream. madam speaker, i urge my colleagues to take the first step today by giving families

Barney Frank

2:30:03 to 2:30:21( Edit History Discussion )

Barney Frank: and small businesses a helping hand and i also ask my colleagues to come together with the courage and resolve to give america an economic plan that ensures our children's american dreams. i

Barney Frank

2:30:21 to 2:30:35( Edit History Discussion )

Barney Frank: yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his timbae. the gentleman from louisiana. mr. mccrery: madam speaker, i yield two minutes

Barney Frank

2:30:35 to 2:30:51( Edit History Discussion )

Barney Frank: to the distinguished gentleman from connec ticut, mr. shays. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. ze mr. shays: i thank the gentleman for yielding. i rise in support of the

Barney Frank

2:30:51 to 2:31:11( Edit History Discussion )

Barney Frank: bipartisan economic stimulus package. i believe we have talked ourselves into a recession and confidence in our economy is waning. by passi ng this legislation, we are taking an important

Barney Frank

2:31:11 to 2:31:25( Edit History Discussion )

Barney Frank: step to lessening the impact of an economic slowdown. there is more at work to be done. i'm pleased the legislation includes the bonus appreciation expense provision which would encourage

Barney Frank

2:31:25 to 2:31:40( Edit History Discussion )

Barney Frank: companies and especially small businesses to immediately purchase new equipment and expand their businesses. allowing fannie mae and freddie mac and the f.h.a. to purchase large loans --

Barney Frank

2:31:40 to 2:32:00( Edit History Discussion )

Barney Frank: larger loans gives needed flexibility to support sound lending in the 21st century. the recent slump in the housing market has been major factor in our current economic uncertainty. it

Barney Frank

2:32:00 to 2:32:19( Edit History Discussion )

Barney Frank: is appropriate we address home loans in the stimulus package. in doing this, we increase the need for a new regulator of fannie mae and freddie mac which i'm hopeful we will enact soon into

Barney Frank

2:32:19 to 2:32:38( Edit History Discussion )

Barney Frank: law. while this is a start, the bipartisanship displayed in crafting this legislation which will have an impact in the short-term must continue to develop long-term solutions to address the increased

Barney Frank

2:32:38 to 2:32:53( Edit History Discussion )

Barney Frank: cost of energy, uncertainty about future tax increases, and unsustainable growth in health insurance costs. only by tackling the issues that impact the american people will we restore confidence in our

Barney Frank

2:32:53 to 2:33:14( Edit History Discussion )

Barney Frank: economy. in closing, i am disappointed the stimulus package being considered today does not have a cost of living differential for regions. there are many residents of the fourth congressional district

Barney Frank

2:33:14 to 2:33:33( Edit History Discussion )

Barney Frank: who make over 75,000 but struggling to keep up with education, energy, and health expenses in our region. it would have been better if the legislation before us today recognized it costs more

Barney Frank

2:33:33 to 2:33:53( Edit History Discussion )

Barney Frank: to live in a state like connecticut than it does in other parts of the country. with this being said, this is a good bill and worthy of all members' support. the speaker pro tempore: the

Jim McCrery

2:33:53 to 2:34:04( Edit History Discussion )

Jim McCrery: gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman fr om connecticut. mr. larson: thank you, madam speaker. madam speaker, it's my honor and privilege to introduce the person in congress

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