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House Proceeding on Feb 26th, 2009 :: 0:59:40 to 1:01:05
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Corrine Brown

0:59:32 to 0:59:53( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: my good friend, ms. brown. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized for how many minutes? two minutes? ms. brown: and i would like to revise and extend my remarks. thank you,r. speaker, for giving me the opportunity to speak on this rule. and i rise in support of this bill but with some reservations because i know that it's not any perfect bill but it's a perfect beginning.

Corrine Brown

0:59:40 to 1:01:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Corrine Brown

0:59:54 to 1:00:15( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: i also have held numerous meetings in my district concerning foreclosure. and you know, we need assist people to avoid the process. we have over 1,000 foreclosures a month in my district of florida, and we need to include legal aid and other community

Corrine Brown

1:00:16 to 1:00:37( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: organizations like watches and those who are helping families to avoid losing their homes in foreclosure. i have a question that i want to ask. as we move forward, is there a possibility that we can work to include additional assistance for families so that they can

Corrine Brown

1:00:38 to 1:00:59( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: avoid foreclosure? some of the members are telling people the problem is they're not getting good legal representation. and i think this is something that's missing in the bill. and what can we do to make sure -- between when this bill leaves the house and the senate that it goes to conferen that we can include additional assistance for families so they

Corrine Brown

1:01:00 to 1:01:06( Edit History Discussion )

Corrine Brown: can avoid bankruptcy because there is a stigma attached to bankruptcy, and the banks don't

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