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House Proceeding 03-20-10 on Mar 20th, 2010 :: 2:29:05 to 2:31:25
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Douglas Lamborn

2:29:01 to 2:29:21( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: senate bill, have been around for some time, 72 hours minimum, and in many cases over three and four months. so, read the bill. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from colorado is recognized. mr. lamborn: thank you, mr. speaker. let me highlight several sweetheart deals in the health care legislation that i think

Douglas Lamborn

2:29:05 to 2:31:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Douglas Lamborn

2:29:22 to 2:29:42( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: are a real problem to me, many of my colleagues an many americans. we have the rocky top vote swap. tennessee is quite familiar with the runaway costs so muched with -- associated with government-run health care as seen with tenncare. payoffs from washington have a way of smoothing things over. so the bill includes tens of millions of extra medicaid

Douglas Lamborn

2:29:43 to 2:30:04( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: dollars for the state of tennessee. the big sky buyoff. a special provision was inserted in the senate bill recently that provided taxpayer funded health care to only certain montana residents. yukon, as pt of the original health care bill, a mysterious provision was inserted providing whopping $100 million in a cryptically worded provision for

Douglas Lamborn

2:30:05 to 2:30:25( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: a new medical facility. after some investigation it was discovered that connecticut was the lucky recipient of this taxpayer dollar give away. the bismarck bank job. a helpful provision was inserted in the reconciliation package. while most american banks will be cut off from subsidies for private student loans, when the

Douglas Lamborn

2:30:26 to 2:30:46( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: government takes over the student loan industry, which is part of the bill we'll vote on tomorrow, banks in north dakota will still see the cash rolling into their banks. phrma-ing for favors. democratic staffers were huddled behind closed doors over the last few weeks with phrma

Douglas Lamborn

2:30:47 to 2:31:07( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: lobbyists as they crafted the final bill. coincidentally phrma has now decided it will run expensive tv ads in the districts of 38 waivering democrats. cao biocash -- cowboy cash. some states stand to get extra federal cash for their state's medicare rolls.

Douglas Lamborn

2:31:08 to 2:31:25( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: and the louisiana purchase that we've all heard about, $300 million extra for medicaid payments to one state is still in the bill. so that's why -- that's just yet one more reason we should reject the health care bill tomorrow. at this time i would like to yield three minutes to my

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