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House Proceeding 03-04-10 on Mar 4th, 2010 :: 0:39:10 to 0:42:15
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Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:39:06 to 0:39:28( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: to defend these claims as well. global warming is not a fact. the jury is still out. and it's just the way it is. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from pennsylvania is recognized for five minutes. ms. schwartz: earlier today, unfortunately, i missed a vote on legislation called hiring

Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:39:10 to 0:42:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Allyson Y. Schwartz

Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:39:29 to 0:39:49( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: incentives to restore employment act, the hire act, because i, along with several of my colleagues were meeting with president obama in the white house. and i apologize for not getting back to the floor on time. i would have liked to, but i did want to speak on the legislation, because this is important.

Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:39:50 to 0:40:11( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: it is a jobs bill that i hope is one of a series of bills we will pass in the house and senate and get to the president's desk to move this economy forward to enhance our economic competitiveness and create job growth, help stimulate job growth in the economy.

Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:40:12 to 0:40:32( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: this passed by 217-201 and i believe it will be an important step in giving america the tools to jump start job growth. it provides tax cuts to spur new investments by small businesses and allows tens of billions of new dollars for infrastructure investment. specifically, this bill will grow small business investments by extending provisions included

Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:40:33 to 0:40:53( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: in the american recovery and reinvestment a that congress passed in 2009 and which has been successful in stimulating new jobs. these provisions double the amount of -- that small businesses can immediately expend for capital investments and purchases of new equipment made in 2010 from 125,000 to

Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:40:54 to 0:41:17( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: 250,000. the legislation also extends surface transportation programs to allow for billions more to be ininvestigate in infrastructure necessary -- invested in frark and borrow for school construction and energy projects and bolster the highway trust

Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:41:18 to 0:41:39( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: fund to highway projects. the house budget committee, i'm particularly pleased the hire act is fully paid for and it does not add to the annual deficit. it is paid for by cracking down on overseas tax havens and provides treasury to use new tools to find individuals who

Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:41:40 to 0:42:01( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: hide assets overseas. this jobs bill provides new investments needed to get our nation back from this economic crisis we have experienced to stimulate job growth in the private sector by investing in small businesses and in infrastructure and does so in a fiscally responsible manner. i'm proud of the house work.

Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:42:02 to 0:42:16( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: i urge my senate colleagues to pass this legislation quickly and send it to the pesident. and i look forward to additional legislation that we will see and help work on to produce those new jobs and to rebuild this economy and make america is well

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