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House Proceeding 05-19-09 on May 19th, 2009 :: 1:58:45 to 2:01:15
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Maxine Waters

1:58:43 to 1:59:04( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: unfairly saddled with higher preemup to compensate for the mistakes of others. i yield back the remainder of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman f gentlelady yields back. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. frank: i yield three minutes to ms. waters who has played a major role in our efforts to deal with this cris. the speaker pro tempore: the

Maxine Waters

1:58:45 to 2:01:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Maxine Waters

Maxine Waters

1:59:05 to 1:59:28( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: gentlewoman from california is ms. waters: thank you very much, mr. chairman and members. i would like to thank chairman barney frank for the leadership he's provided on all these issues related to this economic cris that we have been confronted with. some of these issues not expected were thrown into his

Maxine Waters

1:59:29 to 1:59:49( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: lap in an unusual way and he has been able to guide our caucus and our house in ways that help to bring us to the point of passing this kind of legislation. the helping families save their homes act of 2009. so i rise in support of s. 896, the helping families save their homes act of 2009, as

Maxine Waters

1:59:50 to 2:00:11( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: chairwoman of the financial services subcommittee on housing and community opportunity, i believe the housing components of this bill will be central in helping families and communities. i'm especily pleased that the bill includes a provision i authored to ensure that the f.h.a. loan programs are out of bounds for those very worst

Maxine Waters

2:00:12 to 2:00:36( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: subprime lenders who created this mortgage mess in the first place. s. 896 also includes legislation drafted by my subcommittee to expand the homelessness assistance program. given the increase of homelessness due to the foreclosure crisis, inclusion

Maxine Waters

2:00:37 to 2:00:58( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: of this is timely and necessary. finally, i'm pleased that i was able to work with senator hayly on -- leahy on making improvements to the neighborhood stabilization program to allow states that received the minimum allocation of funding to provide for that funding to areas with homes at

Maxine Waters

2:00:59 to 2:01:15( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: rifpk or in foreclosure. while i believe s. 896 is an important piece of legislation, i'm disappointed it does not include a house-passed provision to allow judges to modify mortgages through bankruptcy. i'm concerned that without this provision we may connue to see an increase in the number

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