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House Proceeding 04-01-09 on Apr 1st, 2009 :: 3:00:25 to 3:02:35
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Rosa L. DeLauro

3:00:21 to 3:00:42( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: gentlewoman from ms. delauro, for the purpose of engaging in a colloquy. ms. delauro: this budget addresses our nation's priorities. it confronts our economic crisis. it makes critical investments in our long-term growth. it cuts the deficit by nearly 2/3.

Rosa L. DeLauro

3:00:25 to 3:02:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Rosa L. DeLauro

Rosa L. DeLauro

3:00:43 to 3:01:03( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: it cuts taxes for middle class americans. it reduces wasteful spending, while making long overdue investments to get our country back on track. at its core, the idea is that cannot fix our economy without fixing our health care, as the gentlelady spoke about. every day i hear stories from my constituen about a broken system. the woman who lost her job and

Rosa L. DeLauro

3:01:04 to 3:01:24( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: health care benefits. the small business owner struggling to offer health care coverage to his or her employees. people with pre-existing conditions who cannot find a health insurance policy at any cost. now, there are no easy answer when is it comes to making our health care system work for everyone. one thing is clear. this is our window of opportunity.

Rosa L. DeLauro

3:01:25 to 3:01:46( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: the country cannot wait another year. bills are piling up. and people are putting off the health care they need. this budget is essential to ensuring quality, affordable health care for all of our citizens. and it says to them, as my colleague knows, it gives them flexibility, keep what you have now, or you have a choice of a

Rosa L. DeLauro

3:01:47 to 3:02:07( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: insurance plan. this budget takes action to control the underlying cost of health care. it addresses chronic illness on which we spend 75 cents of every health care dollar. we must do a better job encouraging healthier lifestyles t covers preventive services, improves care coordination, all to which improves a quality,

Rosa L. DeLauro

3:02:08 to 3:02:28( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: creates a more efficient hlth care system that delivers better care not just more care. and finally, weeed to reform this broken health care system, not in spite of our struggling economy, but because of it. i urge my colleagues to stand behind this responsible budget. it is the foundation of a strong

Rosa L. DeLauro

3:02:29 to 3:02:35( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: economy, future growth, and true health care reform. and i thank the gentlelady for leading this segment of the

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