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House Proceeding on Apr 1st, 2009 :: 0:25:55 to 0:27:00
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Dennis A. Cardoza

0:25:51 to 0:26:12( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: we have made a huge price by not confronting it seesh. i look forward to working with the president and my colleagues that will extend coverage to all americans. the speaker pro gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from california rise? >> to address the house for one the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. cardoza: thank you, madam speaker. i rise today to remind my colleagues that the housing crisis continues to devastate

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:26:13 to 0:26:35( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: across this country. my constituents in merced, california, near my hometown of atwater are suffering from 19.9% unemployment. the highest rate of foreclosures in the nation and a 70% loss of their home equity over the last three years. they have seen their community banks fail and their businesses on main street close their doors for good. simply put, the central valley

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:26:36 to 0:26:56( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: is experiencing an economic tsunami that will leave the central valley struggling for years. that is why i'm working on legislation to device an economic disaster area designation so places in my district whose communities have been disproportionately affected by the recession can receive additional federal funding they need to keep from falling off the maps. i'm asking my colleagues to

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:26:57 to 0:27:01( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: support me in my efforts to create this economic disaster

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