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House Proceeding 04-13-10 on Apr 13th, 2010 :: 1:15:15 to 1:17:55
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Steven Kagen

1:15:01 to 1:15:21( Edit History Discussion )

Steven Kagen: efficient model and it turned out that because it wasn't running, i had not -- i had it on the not for the highway license, you know, it was just on storage, and your bill was written in such a way that i couldn't take advantage of this. so i've got a little problem with you the way in which you wrote that bill. but for the rest of america it

Steven Kagen

1:15:15 to 1:17:55( Edit History Discussion )
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Steven Kagen

1:15:22 to 1:15:42( Edit History Discussion )

Steven Kagen: was a great idea. mr. kagen: for the people of wisconsin, the wiscons auto dealers want to thank representative sutton and the house of representatives dominated by the democrats at the current time because you emptied half all of our sales lots. and not only did we empty the inventory, because of that we

Steven Kagen

1:15:43 to 1:16:03( Edit History Discussion )

Steven Kagen: started seral steel plants up and going. so we generated jobs. the whole idea of the american recovery and reinvestment act, the stimulus act, was to do what? to stabilize state governments, provide the biggest tax cut in american history and save or create millions of jobs. by that measure it was a success.

Steven Kagen

1:16:04 to 1:16:25( Edit History Discussion )

Steven Kagen: yes, we would like it to have done more. we think we need to do more now. that's what we're working on. let me bring your attention back away from the cars to the home buyers. the first time home buyers tax credit, which expires in a few days. if you're thinking about getting a home, you can get an $8,000 tax credit back.

Steven Kagen

1:16:26 to 1:16:46( Edit History Discussion )

Steven Kagen: we've just wered the cost of getting into your first home. if you've been in a home for a while, i think it's five years, you can get $6,500 back by getting into another home. you don't have a lot of time left. get the paperwork going. visit your real estate office in wisconsin, come to live in northeast wisconsin. you don't have to go to california, we have a lower

Steven Kagen

1:16:47 to 1:17:07( Edit History Discussion )

Steven Kagen: overhead there. mr. garamendi: you have to come to california. we want those homes bought in california. mr. kagen: the whole idea is, this is not just a stand-alone, this is a whole way in which we're trying to lower your cost of doing business, to keep you in your home. whether it's making work pay, whether it's american opportunity tax credits or the first time home buyer tax

Steven Kagen

1:17:08 to 1:17:28( Edit History Discussion )

Steven Kagen: credit, the democrats are on your side helping you to stay in your home, helping you to get employed at that higher wage job, to make sure we can work our way through this recession back into prosperity. so the first time home buyers tax credit is soon to expire. so i would urge everyone listening, talk to your family, maybe this is the time you want

Steven Kagen

1:17:29 to 1:17:49( Edit History Discussion )

Steven Kagen: to move into your first home. mr. garamendi: once again, most of these tax reductions came about through the stimulus bill. the american recovery and reinvestmenact, which was february of 2009. and i will point out, as did i at the opening, that not one republican voted for these extraordinary important tax

Steven Kagen

1:17:50 to 1:17:55( Edit History Discussion )

Steven Kagen: reductions that are great for individuals, for families, for working men and women, for

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