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House Proceeding 04-02-09 on Apr 2nd, 2009 :: 0:22:35 to 0:24:55
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Rosa L. DeLauro

0:22:12 to 0:22:35( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: to budget is a shortsighted attempt to short circuit essential investmentin our economic recovery and long-term growth. it takes back resources for long, overdue i education, in health care and in energy. a

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:22:35 to 0:24:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Rosa L. DeLauro

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:22:36 to 0:22:57( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: security programs over 1 years. $25 billion of which comes from critical nutrition program increases. the kind of investment that conservave economists tell us have the most powerful stimulative impact, $1.73 in economic growth created for

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:22:58 to 0:23:18( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: every dollar spent. if only it were allowed to reach families in need. but it does not end there. this republican sutitute budget could lead to even more dramatic reductions in nutriti programs, by requiring the agriculture committee to cut

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:23:19 to 0:23:40( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: billion over 10 years. my friends, this is cutting food programs for hungry kids. we know what the devastating effects of unemployment, the cutoff of benefits for health care that people today are going to food pantries who never thought in their lives they

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:23:41 to 0:24:02( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: would have to do that. a gentleman who says i have to take care of my kids, i never thoughi would go to a food pantry, i was humiliated and i felt like a low life, but my kids need to eat. that's what this budget would cut. nutrition programs. to be sure, the committee could

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:24:03 to 0:24:24( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: reach a target here by reducing farm price supports but the gentleman from wisconsin has said he will not open the farm bill. that means that the nutrition programs are the only place to do their cutting, leaving millions of families, seniors, wome price. our opponents have just trotted out the failed programs of the past.

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:24:25 to 0:24:45( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: and they are dealing with $3.3 trillion in tax years. i can get 30 seconds? the chair: the gentleman's time has expired. mr. spratt: i yield the gentlelady 30 seconds. the chair: the gentlelady is recognized for 30 seconds. ms. delauro: they ignore urgent challenges we faced a a nation. they'll poor trillions of

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:24:46 to 0:24:57( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: dollars into tax cuts, most of it going to the wealthiest americans. this budget is the last thing our economy needs now or down the road. the kind of drastic cuts to cut essential services that will raise costs which will destroy

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