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House Proceeding 06-04-09 on Jun 5th, 2009 :: 1:52:00 to 1:53:00
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Mazie Hirono

1:51:57 to 1:52:17( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: effective program. could it be bet her it could be better. we could have a medicare prescription drug plan. that would be a whole lot better than a private plan, of course. ms. hirono: will the gentlewoman yield? ms. schakowsky: of course. ms. hirono: when you talk about the people who are getting to

Mazie Hirono

1:52:00 to 1:53:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mazie Hirono

Mazie Hirono

1:52:18 to 1:52:38( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: medicare, our country is a rapidly aging country. hawaii has one of the fastest-aging populations in the entire country. so the issue of health care coverage and how we're going to do it is very much on people's minds. when you talk about, you know, how are people supposed to take care of their long-term care needs? that is a huge, huge concern in

Mazie Hirono

1:52:39 to 1:52:59( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: our country. and so, what we should be also talking about is, how are we going to help our elders age in place as opposed to having to be institutionalized where the costs are so much greater? so there are so many choices that we can be making that

Mazie Hirono

1:53:00 to 1:53:04( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: truly enables the people of our

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