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House Proceeding 05-20-09 on May 20th, 2009 :: 0:35:00 to 0:38:05
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Nydia M. Velazquez

0:34:56 to 0:35:16( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: a real smart government solution, and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore:he gentleman yields does the gentleman from missouri reserve or yield back his time? >> i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from new york. ms. velazquez: i have no further speakers if the ranking member is prepared to close. >> i have no further speakers.

Nydia M. Velazquez

0:35:00 to 0:38:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Nydia M. Velazquez

0:35:17 to 0:35:38( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: the chair: the gentleman from missouri. >> i yield back the balance of my time. the chair: the gentlewoman from new york. ms. velazquez: thank you, mr. chairman. i would like to take this opportunity to commend the work of mr. shuler and mr. luetkemeyer in putting together this bill and also the're

Nydia M. Velazquez

0:35:39 to 0:35:59( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: members of the committee, mr nye, mr. buchanan, mr. schock, ms. kilpatrick, ms. fallin and particularly the ranking member, mr. graves, for your -- all your efforts and contribution in putting together this bipartisan product. entrepreneurs have much talent for job creation.

Nydia M. Velazquez

0:36:00 to 0:36:22( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: in the last few months much has been made of that ability, and with good reason. as employment continues to climb we need to be investing in the businses that can put americans back to work. the job creation through entrepreneurship act of 2009 will do just that. that is why this bill is supported by groups as diverse

Nydia M. Velazquez

0:36:23 to 0:36:44( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: as the american legion, the association for enterprise opportunity, the international franchise association, the national association for the self-employed, the national black chamber of commerce, the national center for american indian enterprise development, the u.s. hispanic chamber of chamber of commerce and the veterans of foreign wars.

Nydia M. Velazquez

0:36:45 to 0:37:06( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: already the s.b.a.'s entrepreneurial development programs help small firms do everything from drafbusiness plans to access capital. these services have been an invaluable resource for countless entrepreneurs and have led to the creation of hundreds of thousands of jobs. in fact, entrepreneurial

Nydia M. Velazquez

0:37:07 to 0:37:29( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: development helped generation 70,000 new positions in 2008 alone. despite the program's inherent value, it is in sore need of modernization. we're going to begin the process of turning it around. in doing so we're going to ensure firms have the tools they need to spark a sustained

Nydia M. Velazquez

0:37:30 to 0:37:51( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: recovery and what better way to force -- reinforce our economy. we can do more than celebrate our entrepreneurs we can empower them and help them play a unique role as economic cat tists -- catalysts. i will now yield to the gentlelady from illinois as much time as she may consume.

Nydia M. Velazquez

0:37:52 to 0:38:06( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: the chair: the gentlewoman from illino >> thank you, mr. chairman and thank you, mr. shuler for the opportunity to speak.

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