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House Proceeding 03-04-10 on Mar 4th, 2010 :: 0:26:00 to 0:27:25
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Sam Johnson

0:25:56 to 0:26:16( Edit History Discussion )

Sam Johnson: yes on this piece of legislation. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california is recognized. mr. nunes: madam speaker, at this time i would like to yield two minutes to the gentleman from texas, mr. johnson. the speaker pro tempore: the chair recognizes the gentleman for two minutes. mr. johnson: thank you. i thank the member for allowing me to speak.

Sam Johnson

0:26:00 to 0:27:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sam Johnson

Sam Johnson

0:26:17 to 0:26:38( Edit History Discussion )

Sam Johnson: on behalf of the american taxpayer, i'm deeply disappointed that the democrat majority is not allowing me to offer a commonsense amendment to protect the american taxpayer. the amendment was simple. it would require businesses seeking to use a hiring tax incentive in the bill before us

Sam Johnson

0:26:39 to 0:27:00( Edit History Discussion )

Sam Johnson: to check the legal status of potential new hires through the e-verify program. you seen that in the papers lately? it hasn't been used properly. a voluntarily employment verification system. while not perfect it is certainly far better than the current paper-based verification method. if the majority insists on

Sam Johnson

0:27:01 to 0:27:21( Edit History Discussion )

Sam Johnson: moving forward with this flawed bill, that in the end i believe will do little to create new jobs, we must ensure that this hiring tax break isn't used to hire those here illegally. the american taxpayer and the unemployed american worker deserve nothing less. this is the right thing to do.

Sam Johnson

0:27:22 to 0:27:26( Edit History Discussion )

Sam Johnson: now more than ever in these tough economic times we need to

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