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House Proceeding on May 13th, 2009 :: 0:24:20 to 0:26:05
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Frank Jr.Pallone

0:24:16 to 0:24:36( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: system which is not american people deserve. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from new jersey rise? mr. pallone: address the house the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. pallone: thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, i have been here for about 20 years now and i have been through various crisis in the 1970's with energy and gas prices and of course one

Frank Jr.Pallone

0:24:20 to 0:26:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Frank Jr.Pallone

0:24:37 to 0:24:57( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: that we just faced within the last year or so. the bottom line is that we need energy dependence. we can't continue to depend on mid east oil. at the same time we have a global climate crisis. anyone who denies it is kidding themselves. what we are doing here in the house is coming up with a bill that will probably come to the floor within the next two weeks that tries to achieve energy

Frank Jr.Pallone

0:24:58 to 0:25:19( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: independence and also addresses the problem of global warming, but at the same time creates a lot of jobs because as we move towards renewables wlrks it be solar, or wind, or geothermal, there's a lot of jobs in research and devopment. there are jobs in a building those facilities. there are jobs in trying to create more energy efficiency. and these jobs that would be

Frank Jr.Pallone

0:25:20 to 0:25:41( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: created, these are the kinds of high technology jobs, if you will, as well as construction jobs, that we really need because a lot of people are out of work and are not working in similar industries. their activities can be basically transferred to these new kinds ever job opportunities. so i want to stress that this energy bill is a job creation

Frank Jr.Pallone

0:25:42 to 0:25:47( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: bill.

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