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House Proceeding on May 20th, 2009 :: 1:36:25 to 1:38:25
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Virginia Foxx

1:36:21 to 1:36:41( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: by combining some of the best ideas from both sides of the aisle in a bipartisan way we can help move america small business forward which will help this country recover from the recession that we're in. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentlelady from north carolina. ms. foxx: thank you, mr. speaker.

Virginia Foxx

1:36:25 to 1:38:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Virginia Foxx

1:36:42 to 1:37:03( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: i appreciate very much the comments by my colleague, but i want to say, again, going back to my comments that my colleague from illinois made about the titl of this bill, job creation through entrepreneurship act. if what we were really about here was about job creation, then we would be embracing mr.

Virginia Foxx

1:37:04 to 1:37:24( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: roskam's amendment because we know from a study done by dr. douglas holtz eakum, repealing the death tax would increase by

Virginia Foxx

1:37:25 to 1:37:45( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: $4. trillion. we would increase the hiring by 8.6%. increase payrolls by 2.6%. expanding investment by 1.6%. create additional small business jobs, slash the current jobless rate by almost 1%, .9 prgs. so, again, there's a -- .9%.

Virginia Foxx

1:37:46 to 1:38:06( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: so, again, there's darche world view here. the world view of the majority is that the government is going to do this. the world view of our side is allow the people to keep more of their money. they will create the jobs. it will be a minuscule number of people who would ever use

Virginia Foxx

1:38:07 to 1:38:25( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: the resources that are going to be created with this bill. again, the intent is good. nobody is discounting the good intentions of the interest of this bill. however, we could do a lot more by not creating more

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