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House Proceeding 02-23-10 on Feb 23rd, 2010 :: 0:25:55 to 0:27:00
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Lois Capps

0:25:52 to 0:26:12( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: instead of growing government. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentlelady from california rise? >> to address the house for one minute. revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mrs. capps: mr. speaker, the news that private health insurance companies earned a record $12.2 billion in profits last year is a stark reminder of the need for enacting health

Lois Capps

0:25:55 to 0:27:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lois Capps

Lois Capps

0:26:13 to 0:26:34( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: reform now. their profits are up 56% from the previous year. yet more and more americans can't afford health insurance and are being dropped wh they get sick. as we have seen with anthem through crs in california, insurance companies are raising thr premiums on individuals by as much as 40%. this is ridiculous. fortunately we have a plan to address this huge problem.

Lois Capps

0:26:35 to 0:26:56( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: our colleagues on the other side of the aisle may think the statusuo is fine. i certainly don't. we must enact health reform legislation holding insurance companies accountable, ensuring that patients have access to affordable care, improving the quality of health care for everyone. i welcome the release of the president's proposal to achieve these goals. i look forward to the outcome

Lois Capps

0:26:57 to 0:27:01( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: of thursday's summit as these outrageous premium increases show, we have an urgent need to

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