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House Proceeding on Feb 4th, 2010 :: 4:39:45 to 4:40:50
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Allen Boyd

4:39:42 to 4:40:02( Edit History Discussion )

Allen Boyd: the brink of fiscal disaster. this pay-go, this debt ceiling vote is no solution. and i urge its opposition. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from michigan reserves. the gentleman from florida is recognized. mr. boyd: thank you, madam speaker. i yield myself one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. boyd: madam speaker, pay-go when it was put in place in the

Allen Boyd

4:39:45 to 4:40:50( Edit History Discussion )
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Allen Boyd

4:40:03 to 4:40:24( Edit History Discussion )

Allen Boyd: past in the 1990's was put in place with bipartisan votes. it is my hope that the gentleman from indiana will work with us in a bipartisan way. the first thing we must do is understand exactly what pay-go does. he said for example that pay-go has a list of exemptions which wouldn't affect current spending programs. pay-go has nothing to do with

Allen Boyd

4:40:25 to 4:40:45( Edit History Discussion )

Allen Boyd: current spending. it speaks to additional ad new entitlement mandatory spending programs. and/or tax reductions. changes in law. so the first thing we should do, madam speaker, is get a good understanding of about exactly what pay-go does do. stop digging the hole. then we can begin to fill in

Allen Boyd

4:40:46 to 4:40:50( Edit History Discussion )

Allen Boyd: the hole. and reach fiscal responsibility, reach balanced

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