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House Proceeding 06-09-09 on Jun 9th, 2009 :: 4:17:45 to 4:21:10
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Nancy Pelosi

4:17:41 to 4:18:03( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: than doing nothing. but not by much. i offer my support for the bill and i urge its passage. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the ntleman from michigan reserves his time. the gentlewoman from ohio is recognized. ms. sutton: thank you, madam speaker. it is my honor to now yield to the distinguished speaker of the house one minute to speak this bill, speaker nancy

Nancy Pelosi

4:17:45 to 4:21:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi

4:18:04 to 4:18:29( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: pelosi. the speaker pro tempore: the chair recognizes the speaker. the speaker: thank you, madam speaker. i thank the gentlelady for yielding. i commend her for her tremendous leadership in putting together this legislation that we have before us. she, representative israel, representative inslee all worked very hard to come to a position that we can all support today. mr. markey as chair of the

Nancy Pelosi

4:18:33 to 4:18:53( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: select committee course, mr. dingell, the chair emeritus of the energy and commerce committee. mr. stupak, all of our colleagues had an important role. mr. kildee. and our colleagues on the republican side of the aisle hopefully will have a good, strong bipartisan vote today on this legislation. because they have given -- you all have given us an opportunity to pass legislation that is a benefit to our economy and a benefit to our environment.

Nancy Pelosi

4:18:54 to 4:19:14( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: we can create and save jobs while addressing the air pollution issue, so important to our children's health. we will do this by allowing americans to trade in their old receive vouchers worth up to $4,500 to help pay for the new

Nancy Pelosi

4:19:15 to 4:19:36( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: more fuel efficient cars and trucks. i go into the specifics. i know we heard it over and over again. this cars bill is quite a remarkable piece of legislation. and the timing is perfect. and when they trade in these cars they will strengthen america's auto industry, creating jobs and reducing layoffs and save more than 250

Nancy Pelosi

4:19:37 to 4:19:57( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: million gallons of gas. this has been tried and true around the world in recent months with great success in germany, for example. it boosted auto sales by 20%. because this legislation will deliver consumer savings, increase vehicle demand, help save american jobs while cutting greenhouse gas

Nancy Pelosi

4:19:58 to 4:20:18( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: emissions and reducing our dependence on foreign oil, it is supported by a broad coalition. that coalition includes the big three automakers, the united states auto workers, car dealers, business groups suc as the national association of manufacturers, the chamber of commerce and in the leadhe obama administration.

Nancy Pelosi

4:20:19 to 4:20:39( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: today with this legislation we will ensure a strong american manufacturing base. as much as anything that we can do in terms of addressing the issue of the auto industry in our country, this is a national security issue. the auto industry's success is

Nancy Pelosi

4:20:40 to 4:21:00( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: essential tonsuring that we have a strong manufacturing base. this legislation today will ensure that we have a strong manufacturing base and get more fuel-efficient vehicles on the road which is essential to our economy, to our national security and a clean, green future. i commend my colleagues, once again.

Nancy Pelosi

4:21:01 to 4:21:10( Edit History Discussion )

Nancy Pelosi: i commend congresswoman sutton for her determination to accelerate the pace of when we would bring this legislation to the floor and urge a strong

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