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House Proceeding 04-02-09 on Apr 2nd, 2009 :: 0:22:50 to 0:25:50
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Gwen Moore

0:22:47 to 0:23:07( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: their belts, shouldn't the government be at least trying to balance its books? the chair: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentlema mr. scott: madam chair, i yield two minutes to the gentlelady from wisconsin, a member of the budget committee, ms. moore. the chair: the gentlewoman from wisconsin is recognized for two minutes. ms. moore: and thank you, the

Gwen Moore

0:22:50 to 0:25:50( Edit History Discussion )
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Gwen Moore

0:23:08 to 0:23:28( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: gentleman from virginia. madam speaker, i risin favor of the congressional black caucus alternative budget. the c.b.c. budget builds on the essential investments made by the president and the democratic resolution. both these budgets represent the same important priorities, investing in education, health care, energy independence and

Gwen Moore

0:23:29 to 0:23:49( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: veterans. investments, the c.b.c. budget unashamededly repeals the 201 and 2003 trickle-down society on your own tax cuts that benefited the wealthiest americans and put

Gwen Moore

0:23:50 to 0:24:10( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: those savings towards strategic investments in ordinary americans. in times of recession, the most fortunate must do more to contribute to the comon good and toreduce the raging deficit. the c.b.c.'s budget increases funding for international affairs, which pays for critical

Gwen Moore

0:24:11 to 0:24:31( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: lifesaving asistance, such as hiv-aids, t.b., malaria. secretary clinton has said, hunger, poverty, desperation and cha abroad. it increases funding for veterans' benefits, weatheration, renewable energy

Gwen Moore

0:24:32 to 0:24:52( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: programs and invests in clean energy technology. the c.b.c. budget funding increases funding for education, which will go towards programs like title i, pell grants, trio and early education programs. it's important that we give our young people an opportunity to

Gwen Moore

0:24:53 to 0:25:15( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: succeed and the c.b.c. budget does this. last night, i mphasized that the spread of inequality is astounding and more people are forced to take minimum-wage jobs and more people receiving government assistance and more people falling into poverty. this week, 600,000 people filed for unemployment compensation

Gwen Moore

0:25:16 to 0:25:39( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: and the c.b.c. budget does not ignore this. mr. scott: i yield 30 seconds. the chair: recognized for 30 seconds. ms. moore: the form of law which i propose would be as folows, an estate which is desirous of being saved from the greatest of

Gwen Moore

0:25:40 to 0:25:51( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: all playings, not faction, but rather distraction, there should exist among the citizens neither extreme poverty nor again excessive wealth, for both are productive of great evil, now

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