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House Proceeding 06-09-09 on Jun 9th, 2009 :: 4:35:10 to 4:37:20
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Fred Upton

4:35:01 to 4:35:21( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: side and yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the dealt's -- the gentleman's time has expired. mr. upton: no, i plan to close. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. upton: it's time to get america moving again and that's what this bill does.

Fred Upton

4:35:10 to 4:37:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Fred Upton

Fred Upton

4:35:22 to 4:35:43( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: the auto sector is so important to our country and virtually even single community. doesn't have to just be a community that has an assembly line. it's the communities that build parts, whether it's a gas cap or part or brake or side panel or piece of trim or a window.

Fred Upton

4:35:44 to 4:36:04( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: auto dealers are in every commaint cross the country and they average about 50 employees per dealership. so this bill impacts every single community across america. no one here today has talked about what this bill also does. we will rely less on foreign oil because the average

Fred Upton

4:36:05 to 4:36:25( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: consumer, by taking advantage of this program, will save $780 in fuel costs because they're going to trade in that old car and have a more fuel efficient, better emission vehicle than they had before. $780 per household.

Fred Upton

4:36:26 to 4:36:48( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: for those that take advantage of it. we have fraud and abuse provisions in here so it won't be takendvantage of and to my good friend mr. flake, yes, there is a sunset. this program doesn't go on there is a sunset. it's a temporary band-aid to fix an economic problem that needs america's attention.

Fred Upton

4:36:49 to 4:37:10( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: isn't it better, isn't it better to have people work and have a job and pay taxes than having them laid off and receive benefits? i think most americans would rather have that job. they want to pay the taxes. this is a bill that helps america and that's one of the

Fred Upton

4:37:11 to 4:37:21( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: reasons why it passed in our committee 50 to four. i would urge all my colleagues to support this and sadly because of the procedure, it does have to pass tonight by a

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