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House Proceeding on Apr 2nd, 2009 :: 1:32:20 to 1:34:30
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James P. McGovern

1:32:17 to 1:32:38( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: taxes too much, spends too much and borrows too much? and with that i yield back the balance the speaker pro tempore: the gentman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. mcgovern: thank you, madam speaker. madam speaker, this has been an interesting debate, but the fact is that members will have a clear choice and it's a choice of whether onot you

James P. McGovern

1:32:20 to 1:34:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: James P. McGovern

James P. McGovern

1:32:39 to 1:32:59( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: want to stick to the same old, same old or whether you want to go to dramatically different direction. if you liked the last eight years then you should vote for the republican budget because it's the same thing. if you want a different direction, a direction in which we invest in our economy, invest in clean energy, invest in health care and education and reduce our deficits, then you need to vote for the

James P. McGovern

1:33:00 to 1:33:20( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: democratic budget. the fact of the matter is, madam speaker, the republican budget among other things repeals most of the economic stimulus package that we passed. a stimulus package that is already helping our economy. in my district a health i.t. company has already announced they are goingo hire 500 more

James P. McGovern

1:33:21 to 1:33:42( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: people because of the money for health i.t. in the economic stimulus package. and what i find ironic is that so many of my colleagues on the other si voted against the economic recovery and reinvestment act, you know, and who will vote against it again by voting for the republican budget are going back to their districts taking credit for all this federal money going to help the people

James P. McGovern

1:33:43 to 1:34:03( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: of their communities. some of my colleagues on the other side of the aisle have taken so many bows that they're humpbacked. we have a problem, not just five years from now and 10 years from now, we have a problem today. they are so people in my district today who can't put food on there are people i

James P. McGovern

1:34:04 to 1:34:25( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: today who are losing their jobs, who can't afford a college education for their kids. you know, we need to approve the democratic budget because we need to understand if we are going to reduce our debt we need to grow, we need to have our economy grow. the only way to grow is to provide good, sound investments. so that's the choice. so i urge my colleagues to vote

James P. McGovern

1:34:26 to 1:34:30( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: for the democratic budget. i'm proud to standere in support of it. i have two kids, a 10-year-old

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