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House Proceeding 06-09-09 on Jun 9th, 2009 :: 0:35:25 to 0:36:45
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Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:35:21 to 0:35:43( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: modernizing a smart electric grid. we can reduce oil. we can do this. yes, we can. the speaker pro tempore: for gentlewoman from texas rise? ms. jackson lee: to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. jackson lee: thank you very much, mr. speaker.

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:35:25 to 0:36:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sheila Jackson-Lee

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:35:44 to 0:36:07( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: i rise to call out the clairian call for fixing america's heal we urgently need to fix it and weealize that if you've got it, you like it, you can keep it. we need to get a system that will allow those who are underinsured and without insurance to be able to be cared for in this nation. we need to reduce the serious

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:36:08 to 0:36:28( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: we need to also ensure there is a public option, that there is universal access to health care. make it a good medicare plan that helps the young, the old and the working americans. in addition, we need to be fair to how we pay for it. we need to realize that physician-owned hospitals not the enemy. in fact, they help to in essence bring down health disparities.

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:36:29 to 0:36:45( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: many physician-owned hospitals or investor-owned hospitals are in the urban and rural areas with no other hospitals would go. let's fix this system in a fair manner that addresses the question in ensuring that the those without insurance can

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