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House Proceeding 04-16-08 on Apr 16th, 2008 :: 0:41:57 to 0:47:17
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the first time, now it's improved upon and going forward again, it's stronger than it was before, in so doing we forgave debt owed by poor countries, countries that were spending vast sums

Sheila Jackson-Lee

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Sheila Jackson-Lee: of debt on debt servicing while forgoing investment into education, health care, infrastructure and other social s ervices so desperately needed. with this bill, we're putting down a payment on the future

Sheila Jackson-Lee

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Speech By: Sheila Jackson-Lee

Sheila Jackson-Lee

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Sheila Jackson-Lee: of the developing world. we are get manager kids into classrooms, we're providing lifesaving health care, we're building the path ways for entrepreneurship. i thank you again, mr. r. chairman,

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:42:27 to 0:42:42( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: for your leadership and i honor one more time, like we all have, congresswoman waters for his stick-to-itiveness inaking these wonderful, important issues come forward and pass positively.

Sheila Jackson-Lee

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Sheila Jackson-Lee: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. sprangespk i yield -- mr. frank: i yield three minutes to the gentlewoman from texas, ms. jackson lee. ms. jackson lee: i request

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:42:55 to 0:43:10( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: per noigs revise and extend my remarks. the chairman: without objection. ms. jackson lee: i was moved by the words of our speaker, quoting the pope and say, we must have courage. then, of course,

Sheila Jackson-Lee

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Sheila Jackson-Lee: the ranking member from alabama got up and said, chairman frank, that there were those who came back and said, i've seen it with my own eyes. and this is what this bill is about. it's about

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:43:26 to 0:43:45( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: people understanding that extending the opportunity to teach individuals the ability to fish, to reduce the debt, gives them a lifelong opportunity of survival. let me thank chairman frank,

Sheila Jackson-Lee

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Sheila Jackson-Lee: congresswoman waters, and the ranking member of the full committee, my subcommittee chair, mr. payne, and ms. lee for their stick-to-itiveness on a very important concept. reduce the debt on duthe continent

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:43:57 to 0:44:12( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: of africa and you give the opportunity to children and others to survive. this is not a giveaway. it is an effective tool to reduce poverty in some of the world's poorest countries. i've

Sheila Jackson-Lee

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Sheila Jackson-Lee: had the privilege and honor of representing this nation in my visits to places like sam bee ark zimbabwe, south after character ghana, nigeria, angola, and places where you might not imagine

Sheila Jackson-Lee

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Sheila Jackson-Lee: the poverty. debt relief issues passed in 1999 and 2005 are benefiting more than two dozen countries in africa and latin america, just to the south of us. ewe gaunda is using the $57.9 million

Sheila Jackson-Lee

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Sheila Jackson-Lee: it has saved from debt cancellation on primary education to ensure a future for its children as well as much-needed improvements in malaria control and train structure. many of us take for granted

Sheila Jackson-Lee

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Sheila Jackson-Lee: our public school shm, but are you aware that children stay out of schools because they don't have me money for fees, for beaks if clothing. in many countries, school is not free. zambia

Sheila Jackson-Lee

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Sheila Jackson-Lee: is using its savings on agricultural projects and to eliminate fees in rural areas. it allows them to directly help the people. this is ea face of america, the face of our fait h, and it is

Sheila Jackson-Lee

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Sheila Jackson-Lee: saying we care for the least of thosmse we are in fact a good samaritan. so today, as we stand here, this is a time of june leesm nor legislation not only reduces or excuses debt, but it also

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:45:45 to 0:45:57( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: helps to restructure and finance new opportunities for the development, this act calls for the development of a financing rate for the future. debt forgiveness is a good short-term solution. i thank

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:45:57 to 0:46:09( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: the distinguished chairman and the speaker. debt forgive sns a good short-term solution, but to be truly effective we must find a way to fix the broken system of international lending. i'm

Sheila Jackson-Lee

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Sheila Jackson-Lee: very grateful that our financial services committee has been one of the most proactive in time of need. they're facing the economic crisis of americans, they have not foreforgotten you.

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:46:22 to 0:46:33( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: they are facing economic crises around the world, they are restructuring and looking at how to redesign our system here. we are, in fact, think keepers of our brothers and sisters. we must have

Sheila Jackson-Lee

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Sheila Jackson-Lee: the church that's been dictated to us today by the pope who is visiting america and it's good for our colleagues, who may doubt this legislation to go and see it with their own eyes.

Sheila Jackson-Lee

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Sheila Jackson-Lee: once they do so, they will understand that this is absolutely the right direction, and might i just thank the afl-cio, church world service, the data organization and others for their support,

Sheila Jackson-Lee

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Sheila Jackson-Lee: i ask my colleagues to support this, i yield back my time. the chairman: the gentlelady yields back her time. the gentleman from ma massachusetts. mr. shays: let me ask my colleague, does

Christopher Shays

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Christopher Shays: he have one last speaker, himself? the chairman: the gentleman is recognized. mr. shays: thank you. i appreciate first the work of congresswoman maxine waters and congressman spencer bachus

Christopher Shays

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Speech By: Christopher Shays

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