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House Proceeding 05-20-09 on May 20th, 2009 :: 0:58:10 to 1:00:05
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Nydia M. Velazquez

0:58:07 to 0:58:27( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: pledge that when they return home we leave no veteran behind. thaincludes making sure that every veteran has a job when they return. i reserve the balance of my time, mr. chairman. the chair: the gentleman from ohio reserves. for what purpose does the

Nydia M. Velazquez

0:58:10 to 1:00:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Nydia M. Velazquez

Nydia M. Velazquez

0:58:28 to 0:58:48( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: gentleman from misuri rise? for what purpose does the gentlewoman from new york rise? ms. velazquez:while not opposed to the amendment, i ask unanimous consent to claim time in on cig. the chair: the gentlewoman is recognized. msvelazquez: i thank zwhrelt for his amendment. the legislation on the floor today puts a high priority on

Nydia M. Velazquez

0:58:49 to 0:59:10( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: helping veterans transition from military to entrepreneurship. this bill for the first time creates a nationwide network of veterans' business centers asms our service men and women return home from afghan stand and iraq, many of them will look to launch their own businesses as the next step in their careers this network of veterans' business centers will

Nydia M. Velazquez

0:59:11 to 0:59:31( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: aid them as they make that move. for many veterans, entrepreneurship is a logical next step. already today, veterans comprise 14% of self-employed people. service disabled veterans make up 7% of small businesses. the underlying legislation will help these veterans who own

Nydia M. Velazquez

0:59:32 to 0:59:54( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: their own firms as well as assist veterans seeking to start their own enterprises. the amendment before us helps to refine and improve the veterans' provises contained in this bill. ecifically, the amendment requires that the new veteran centers offer specialized services to help unemployed veterans. in addition, the amendment will

Nydia M. Velazquez

0:59:55 to 1:00:05( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: have the -- will help the education to veterans in high unemployment areas. it will me will dedicate resources to assist those veterans who ed help the most.

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