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House Proceeding 04-06-06 on Apr 6th, 2006 :: 2:36:44 to 2:39:09
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Stephanie Herseth

2:33:53 to 2:36:44( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Stephanie Herseth

Stephanie Herseth

2:36:33 to 2:36:44( Edit History Discussion )

Stephanie Herseth: priority, or better yet, support the democratic substitute which does just that. i yield back. mr. dingell: i yield now to the distinguished gentlewoman from california, my dear friend,

Lois Capps

2:36:44 to 2:36:55( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: mrs. lois capps. the chairman: two minutes to the gentlelady from california. mrs. capps: i thank my colleague for yielding. mr. speaker, frankly i'm getting really tired of hearing proponents

Lois Capps

2:36:44 to 2:39:09( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lois Capps

Lois Capps

2:36:55 to 2:37:04( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: of this budget argue that drastic cuts to health care are a result of difficult choices. it's quite apparent that the choice being made is a simple one. further tax breaks for the wealthy instead

Lois Capps

2:37:04 to 2:37:17( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: of real investment into the health care needs of our nation. the most urgent needs as our colleague from south dakota exprissed in her state, and also -- expressed in her state, and also in

Lois Capps

2:37:17 to 2:37:29( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: mine. the most urgent need that our constituents want us to address. in their time of need at home. at such a time of remarkable breakthroughs for example in medical research, it is appalling that this budget

Lois Capps

2:37:29 to 2:37:41( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: cuts 18 of the 19 institutes of the national institutes of health. again, proponents of this budget will argue that in the late 1990's we doubled n.i.h.'s budget and it's a good thing we did. but that

Lois Capps

2:37:41 to 2:37:56( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: just shows how little is understood about scientific research. how much they are minimizing our country's need for true investment. if this budget passes, the n.i.h. will have 13% less funding

Lois Capps

2:37:56 to 2:38:05( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: than it did in 2003. that will mean that we will take giant steps backward in our efforts to eliminate cancer deaths by 2015. a doable goal if we were to stay on track with n.i.h. it means

Lois Capps

2:38:05 to 2:38:18( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: our efforts will be hampered to combat the number one killer in this country, heart disease. it means that our ability to remain globally competitive in the development of new treatments

Lois Capps

2:38:18 to 2:38:32( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: is threatened. not only is our health research infrastructure under attack by this budget, so are our health professionals. funding for title 7 health professionals training is eliminated

Lois Capps

2:38:32 to 2:38:46( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: in this budget, despite our nursing shortage crisis, funding for nurse work force training programs is actually less today than it was 30 years ago. mr. speaker, our national security

Lois Capps

2:38:46 to 2:38:59( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: is very much dependent upon our ability to sustain a healthy and viable work force to respond to emergency situations. this budget ignores those needs. i urge my colleagues to oppose this illogical

Lois Capps

2:38:59 to 2:39:09( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: and immoral budget. i yield back. the chairman: the gentleman from michigan has one minute remaining. mr. dingell: mr. chairman, i yield that back with great gratitude and appreciation to

Mario Diaz-Balart

2:39:09 to 2:39:15( Edit History Discussion )

Mario Diaz-Balart: my distinguished friend from something -- south carolina. the chairman: the gentleman from iowa. mr. nussle: mr. chairman, i yield two minutes to a member of the committee, the distinguished

Mario Diaz-Balart

2:39:09 to 2:41:42( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mario Diaz-Balart

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