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House Proceeding 04-01-09 on Apr 1st, 2009 :: 3:06:45 to 3:08:30
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Janice D. Schakowsky

3:06:43 to 3:07:03( Edit History Discussion )

Janice D. Schakowsky: been very outspoken on health care, my colleague and the gentlewoman from illinois, representative shin couseky. -- shancouseky. >> i think i've been waiting for this -- representative schakowsky. ms. schakowsky: i've been

Janice D. Schakowsky

3:06:45 to 3:08:30( Edit History Discussion )
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Janice D. Schakowsky

3:07:04 to 3:07:25( Edit History Discussion )

Janice D. Schakowsky: waiting for this all of my life. to me there is no more important value than this budget's commitment to guaranteed affordable, quality, comprehensive heth ce for all americans. no sector of our economy is immune fm the twin problems of rising health care costs and declining access. virtually no family in our

Janice D. Schakowsky

3:07:26 to 3:07:46( Edit History Discussion )

Janice D. Schakowsky: country is immune. 47 million americans are uninsured but they're not the only ones struggling. over half of all americans are delaying, foregoing or skimping on necessary medical care, the consequences are serious. businesses, are being forced to lay off long-time staff, cut or

Janice D. Schakowsky

3:07:47 to 3:08:07( Edit History Discussion )

Janice D. Schakowsky: eliminate benefits or even close their doors because of health care costs and this budget also makes room for improvements in medicare, providing reasonable payments to doctors and improving the quality of care for our seniors and persons with disabilities. some of this body have spoken against health care prisions in this budget because the cost is too great. but the american people know the

Janice D. Schakowsky

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

Janice D. Schakowsky: maintaing of the status quo is even greater and the cost is greater and more unsustainable. we can and going forward we will debate on how to achieve reform and i'll be working hard to give everyone the option of choosing a public health insurance plan. but if we don't pass this budget now we will miss the

Janice D. Schakowsky

3:08:29 to 3:08:30( Edit History Discussion )

Janice D. Schakowsky: opportunity to finally make sure

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