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House Proceeding 03-04-10 on Mar 4th, 2010 :: 1:05:25 to 1:08:20
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Doris O. Matsui

1:05:24 to 1:05:44( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: and i even heard today your own members again. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from california is recognized. ms. matsui: madam speaker, i yield myself the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman is recognized. ms. matsui: calling up a passing ruleusingame-day authority is a legitimate legislative tool with precedent. when the 109th congress, when

Doris O. Matsui

1:05:25 to 1:08:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Doris O. Matsui

Doris O. Matsui

1:05:45 to 1:06:05( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: the republicans had the majority, it passed the fiscal year 2006 budget resolution same day authority was used to bring it before the house. during debate on that rule, the then chairman of the rules committee called it a very fair rule. that was followed by mr. dreier's assertion that members have had a great deal of time

Doris O. Matsui

1:06:06 to 1:06:27( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: over the past several weeks and months to focus on this issue. let us continue what we have done throughout this great 109th congress, get the work of the american people done. madam speaker, getting the work of the american people done is exactly what we aim to do today by passing the jobs bill under an expedited procedure.

Doris O. Matsui

1:06:28 to 1:06:49( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: creating jobs must be our top priority until we get our economy completely back on track and put more americans back to work. the legislation we are considering today had bipartisan support in the senate with 13 senate republicans voting for this much needed jobs package. and that bill was not even paid for. well, the house version is.

Doris O. Matsui

1:06:50 to 1:07:10( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: it has a full pay-go language included. the jobs package includes key provisions to spur job creation and investment in our work force. it includea new jobs payroll extension, offering employers exemption from paying social security payroll taxes for hiring new workers who were previously unemployed. this spek provision is

Doris O. Matsui

1:07:11 to 1:07:31( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: estimated to create -- specific provision is estimated to create 250,000 jobs alone. the bill also prides relief to small businesses by allowing them to write off more of the cost of their 2010 expenditures. the package extends the highway trust fund for 15 months to existing highway programs to allow for billions to be invested in infrastructure

Doris O. Matsui

1:07:32 to 1:07:52( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: projects and make a real difference in communities across our country. the bill also expands the build america bond to allow states and local governments to borrow at lower cost, to finance infrastructure projects, and put more americans to work. together with the ongoing investment by the recovery act,

Doris O. Matsui

1:07:53 to 1:08:13( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: this jobs package will further incentivize and spur job creation and economic growth in this country. this congress must continue to invest wisely and propals that will train our works, create new good paying jobs, grow our economy, and rebuild the middle class. madam speaker, we must lead by example and demonstrate our

Doris O. Matsui

1:08:14 to 1:08:20( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: continued commitment to help our commiddle class families, our seniors, and the economy move forward. with that in mind, i urge a yes

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