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House Proceeding 06-04-09 on Jun 4th, 2009 :: 1:34:45 to 1:37:05
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Steve Scalise

1:34:41 to 1:35:02( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: force. madam chair, there are times it's simply the right thing to do and this is one of those times. i yield the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman from california. mr. issa: thank you, madam chair, i yield two minutes to the gentlelady from louisiana, a member of the energy and commerce committee and someone

Steve Scalise

1:34:45 to 1:37:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Steve Scalise

1:35:03 to 1:35:25( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: who knows about the challenges people face in the work force today. the chair: the gentleman is recognized. >> madam speaker, some of the greatest joys of my life for the births of my daughter and son, two years ago my daughter madison was able to be there for the birth with my wife, one of the great joys of my life, and then four weeks ago

Steve Scalise

1:35:26 to 1:35:47( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: tomorrow, the birth of my baby boy harrison and i was there as well, just wonderful, wonderful times that every family should spend together. those opportunities already exist today in law. there's nothing in this bill that either takes away or gives the ability for parents to do that. they already have that right

Steve Scalise

1:35:48 to 1:36:09( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: today. as they all should. why i rise in objection to this bill is it adds an extra $938 million in new entitlements, in new debt, money that we don't have in this country to an already growing deficit, we're at a $1.9 trillion de

Steve Scalise

1:36:10 to 1:36:30( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: year alone, projections are that in the next five year, administration will double the national debt and at what time do we stop and look out for those children? my son that was born four weeks ago. when do we look out for his future and his opportunity? so that he doesn't he to inherit another billion dollars

Steve Scalise

1:36:31 to 1:36:51( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: in debt that this bill will give him? i think it's ironic in the same week that general motors became government motors, because of primarily health benefits, benefits added on and added on for employees to the point where the benefits of the employees bankrupted the company.

Steve Scalise

1:36:52 to 1:37:05( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Scalise: what's congress' answer to that? congress' answer inhe same week is to add more benefits at a time when people are losing their jobs, money that we don't have, almost $1 billion, you know, there used to be a

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