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House Proceeding 03-21-10 on Mar 21st, 2010 :: 0:08:00 to 0:11:15
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Kathy Castor

0:07:56 to 0:08:18( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: elected this november in the year -- and in the years to come will show more courage than week of shown today. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from california reserves the balance of his time. the gentlelady from new york. ms. slaughter: mr. speaker, i yield two minutes to the gentlewoman from florida, ms. castor. the speaker p tempore: the gentlelady from florida is recognized for two minutes, but just before she begins, the

Kathy Castor

0:08:00 to 0:11:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Kathy Castor

Kathy Castor

0:08:19 to 0:08:39( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: house will be in order. the house will be in order. the gentlelady from florida is recog ms. castor: well, i thank the chairwoman of the rules committee, ms. slaughter, for yielding the time. these tactics today and side with the american people. and side with families all across this great country. for families that have health insurance, the insurance

Kathy Castor

0:08:40 to 0:09:00( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: companies will no longer be able to cancel your coverage if you get sick. and if you switch jobs the insurance companies will not be able to bar you from coverage just because you have a pre-existing condition. like asthma or diabetes or some other disease that happens to run in your family. and for our parents and our grandparents and our neighbors

Kathy Castor

0:09:01 to 0:09:23( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: who rely on medicare, medicare will get stronger. not one benefit will be cut. not one. despite the scare tactics from the other side of the aisle, medicare will be stronger, the prescription drug coverage will improve, we're going to focus on prevention because prevention works, it saves money and it saves lives. we're going to pay doctorshat

Kathy Castor

0:09:24 to 0:09:44( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: serve medicare patients more money because it -- mr. speaker, the house is not in order. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady will suspend. the gentlelady's correct. the house will be in order. mebers will cease their conversations, remove their conversations from the floor. the gentlelady from florida deserves to be heard.

Kathy Castor

0:09:45 to 0:10:05( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: ms. castor: thank you, mr. speaker. yes, medicare will get stronger. we're going to focus on prevention because prevention works, it saves lives and it saves money. we're going to pay doctors that serve medicare patients more money so that the medicare patients can keep their doctor and we can keep those smart doctors that serve medicare

Kathy Castor

0:10:06 to 0:10:26( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: patients working for all of us. and for small business owners and families that do not ha affordable health coverage today, we're going to create a new shopping exchange where they can compare plans in transparent way and also provide new tax credits for small business owners and families all across america. yes, we're going to side with american families today because

Kathy Castor

0:10:27 to 0:10:48( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: they're not just members of congress. we're daughters and sons and parents. we're grandchildren. and for once and for all, we're going to ensure that al families al across america have what members of congress have, we're going to side with the families against the insurance companies, slide through these

Kathy Castor

0:10:49 to 0:11:09( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: tactics and pass this historic landmark legislation. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman's time has expired. the gentlelady from new york reserves the balance of her time. the gentleman from california. mr. issa: i would at this time yield 45 seconds to the gentleman from texas, mr. poe. the speakepro tempore: the gentleman from texas is recognized for 45 seconds. mr. poe: this bill has special deals for special folks.

Kathy Castor

0:11:10 to 0:11:15( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: the louisiana purchase, special deal for florida. special deal for two states in new england. and a special deal for

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