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House Proceeding 02-23-10 on Feb 24th, 2010 :: 0:11:00 to 0:15:10
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Zack Space

0:10:43 to 0:11:03( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: house, the following members are recognized for five minutes each. mr. moran of kansas. mr. cummings o maryland. >> i ask to claim mr. cummings' time. the speaker proempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. space: thank you. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for five

Zack Space

0:11:00 to 0:15:10( Edit History Discussion )
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Zack Space

0:11:04 to 0:11:26( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: minutes. mr. space: thank you, mr. speaker. and i rise today to discuss our economy. i do not rise, however, to cast blame, engage in political posturing or cast against my colleagu on the other side of the aisle. i rise to speak to what i believe all of us, all of white house have been blessed with the

Zack Space

0:11:27 to 0:11:47( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: right of representation for our constituents, have an obligation to do and that is to deal with our economy. our constituents don't really care h we got here, they don't care who's to blame, they frankly don't care who comes up with the solutions, but they

Zack Space

0:11:48 to 0:12:08( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: deserv and need resolution to these economic problems that we're facing right now. what our constituents on both sides of the aisle deserve is vision. vision of the future, a vision of a new economy. back in ohio's 18th congressional district,

Zack Space

0:12:09 to 0:12:29( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: speaker, things are especially difficult, it is the area known as aalachian, ohio, consisting of 16 counties, 16 fortunate poorest counties in the state of -- 16 of the poorest counties in the state of ohio, with the you highest unemployment rates, the highest poverty rates and with those high poverty rates come the manifestations of poverty

Zack Space

0:12:30 to 0:12:52( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: including hunger, homelessness, the breakdown of the traditional family unit, the lack of access to health care, lack ofccess to education, the list goes on and on. what i have been attempting to do in southeastern ohio and what i urge my colleagues to consider doing around the country is to look forward to a future of

Zack Space

0:12:53 to 0:13:13( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: economic prosperity, one where we know that thingswill be better. for example, the area of energy. i have organized an effort called renew ohio that is designed to focus on the jobs of the future. one of those fields that we know is an emerging sector is the field of energy.

Zack Space

0:13:14 to 0:13:35( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: not only will developments in technology and investments in energy sectors ultimately bring down the cost of energy, ridding ourselves of this dangerous and cancerous dependence on foreign oil, it will also create millions of jobs.

Zack Space

0:13:36 to 0:13:56( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: it is obvious and it is promising. another sector, health care, because of the aging nature of our society we know that there will be future prospects for employment in the field of health care. another sector, technology. by bringing broadband, for example, to unserved and underserved areas of america

Zack Space

0:13:57 to 0:14:18( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: we're going to be advancing opportunities for economic growth and bridging the divide that exists right now in rural america when it comes to access to health care and education. and finally, agriculture. agricultural jobs of tomorrow are quite different from the ones we know of today and the jobs of yesterday. it's a field that shows promise

Zack Space

0:14:19 to 0:14:41( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: when it comes to trade, field that shows promise with its relationship to energy and one that if we position ourselves correctly in will create jobs for tomorrow. this crisis that we are dealing with in this country, which has become very personal to every american, is one that we must address without regard to

Zack Space

0:14:42 to 0:15:02( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: partisan politics. our constituents clearly are ahead of congress on that issue. they don't want blame, they don't want aspergses, they don't want excuses, they want answers and they want vision and they want leadership and with that i

Zack Space

0:15:03 to 0:15:10( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: urge members on both sides of this ais in this hallowed hall to work together to find consensus and to move forward

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