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House Proceeding 03-04-10 on Mar 4th, 2010 :: 0:56:05 to 0:57:20
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James R. Langevin

0:55:52 to 0:56:12( Edit History Discussion )

James R. Langevin: gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from north carolina is recognized. mr. etheridge: i thank the gentlelady. i now yield two minutes to the gentleman from rhode island, mr. langevin. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from rhode island is recognized. mr. langevin: i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. langevin: i thank the gentleman for yielding and for

James R. Langevin

0:56:05 to 0:57:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: James R. Langevin

James R. Langevin

0:56:13 to 0:56:33( Edit History Discussion )

James R. Langevin: his outstanding work on this important bill. madam speaker, i rise in strong support of h.r. 2847, the hire act which will strengthen our economy by limiting job loss and creating new employment opportunities. in addition to provision that is will spur investment and infrastructure in construction projects, this bill provides much need assistance and

James R. Langevin

0:56:34 to 0:56:54( Edit History Discussion )

James R. Langevin: attention and support for small businesses in america. this bill includes a payroll tax holiday for businesses that hire unemployed workers. and tax cuts to help small businesses expand and hire more workers. small businesses, madam speaker, have borne the brunt of this economic crisis and their inability to act as credit to keep their businesses

James R. Langevin

0:56:55 to 0:57:15( Edit History Discussion )

James R. Langevin: operating has clearly added to the high unemployment rate across the nation, especially in my home state of rhode island, which has right now the second highest unemployment rate in the country. so, madam speaker, i urge my colleagues to support this jobs measure as well as working on additional legislation that helps small businesses and unemployed workers.

James R. Langevin

0:57:16 to 0:57:20( Edit History Discussion )

James R. Langevin: our job is to create jobs, madam speaker, and that's exactly what this piece of

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