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House Proceeding on Mar 18th, 2009 :: 1:02:10 to 1:05:00
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Betty Sue Sutton

1:02:06 to 1:02:26( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: the community. as winston burchill said, we make a -- churchhill said, we make a living by what we do, we make a life by what we give. i reserve the balance ofy time. the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentlewoman from

Betty Sue Sutton

1:02:10 to 1:05:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Betty Sue Sutton

1:02:27 to 1:02:48( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: california. ms. matsui: i yield three minutes to the gentlewoman from ohio, the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from ohio is recognized for three minutes. ms. sutton: i thank the gentlewoman for the time and for her leadership on this bill. and i also want to thank my good friend from across the aisle, mr. diaz-balart, for his thoughtful words about this bill and about the amazing

Betty Sue Sutton

1:02:49 to 1:03:09( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: character of the american people to serve and to reach out to others in their communities through volunteerism. this bill, mr. speaker, will unite americans during these challenging economic times through service and volunteerism iour communities. and i'm pleased that this is moving swiftly to help volunteer services. and i'm particularly supportive

Betty Sue Sutton

1:03:10 to 1:03:30( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: of two initiatives that are included in this bill that i sponsored in the last congress. the first proposal requires the corporation to conduct a study to identify specific areas of need for displaced workers and to identify how existing programs and activities carried out under our national service laws can better help dispced workers and the communities

Betty Sue Sutton

1:03:31 to 1:03:51( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: affected by plant closings and job losss. communities in ohio and across our nation are being devastated by the economic downturn and it's essential that we support new opportunities for americans who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own. our workers who have toiled for so long in manufacturing plants

Betty Sue Sutton

1:03:52 to 1:04:13( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: have unique skill seths and leership capabilities that can be of great value when utilized through service projects. in ohio we face an unemployment rate of 8.8%, and i eagerly look forward to seeing how new service programs like this will help us help our displaced work force. the second proposal requires

Betty Sue Sutton

1:04:14 to 1:04:34( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: the corporation to consideration whether an area has a mortgage foreclosure rate greater than the national average when considering grant applications from states and other eligible entities. ohio has also been particularly devastated by the mortgage crisis and ranks 10th in the nation in home foreclosures. according to recent statistics, my congressional district is

Betty Sue Sutton

1:04:35 to 1:04:55( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: projected to have over 5,000 foreclosures in the coming year. so in a time when so many of our communities are struggling, we need to pursue every avenue available to make sure that the cities and towns with the greatest needs have the access to the assistance that we can provide. mr. speaker, this legislation

Betty Sue Sutton

1:04:56 to 1:05:00( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: will go a long way to energize and create new opportunitie for americans to build

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