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House Proceeding 06-09-09 on Jun 9th, 2009 :: 4:37:25 to 4:41:00
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Betty Sue Sutton

4:37:22 to 4:37:43( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: 2/3 vote rather than a majority. i'd like to think we can exceed that 2/3 and pass it. with that, madam speaker, i yield back the balance of the time on our side. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the chair will receive a message. the messenger: madam speaker, a message from the president of the united states. the secretary: madam speaker. the speaker pro tempore: madam

Betty Sue Sutton

4:37:25 to 4:41:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Betty Sue Sutton

Betty Sue Sutton

4:37:44 to 4:38:05( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: secretary. the secretary: i'm directed by the president of the united states to deliver to the house of representatives a message in writing. the speaker pro tempore: the gentwoman from ohio is recognized. ms. sutton: thank you, madam speaker. can i inquire how much time i have remaining? the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from ohio controls 4 1/2 minutes. ms. sutton: thank you, madam

Betty Sue Sutton

4:38:06 to 4:38:28( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: eaker. we've heard overwhelming support for the cars act on the floor today and from across the country throughout this process. i want to thank first of all the gentleman from michigan for what a fantastic job he's done in moving this bill on the floor this afternoon and for all of the work he put into making it a success.

Betty Sue Sutton

4:38:29 to 4:38:51( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: i also want to thank all of those, many of whom we heard from today on the floor,or all of their help and support in getting this innovative measure to the floor and on the way to the beneficial effects for the american people. i also want to thank all of the staff who worked on this bill and bringing it together.

Betty Sue Sutton

4:38:52 to 4:39:12( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: my staff, nicole francis ronalds and christine corcoran, as well as the staff on the energy and commerce and others, representative dingell's staff. it has been a truly collaborative process and we have a good result. we've heard about how thisill will improve our environment. serve as an economic stimulus, and shore up the three million

Betty Sue Sutton

4:39:13 to 4:39:33( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: to five million jobs in the auto and related industries. close to home in my district, the akron area auto dealers association put it this way -- providing stimulus to stimulate sales is necessary for the

Betty Sue Sutton

4:39:34 to 4:39:55( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: industry and this represents an opportunity to promote the industry and the environment. another organization stated passage of this important legislation will not only help the consumer and public by putting carring on the road that run cleaner and maintain better fuel efficiency but will provide assistance by boosting

Betty Sue Sutton

4:39:56 to 4:40:17( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: car sales to the struggling auto industry in america. and the united steelworkers who represent hundreds of thousands of workers in jobs supplying the auto industry summed it up like this -- quote, from the glass to the tires to the plastic to the hundreds of pounds of metal that comprise every vehicle, steelworkers

Betty Sue Sutton

4:40:18 to 4:40:39( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: manufacture these products in locations across the country. even the paper, the catalogs, the brochures the automakers use to promote their vehicles are often the product of the work of steelworkers. but countless other citizens, union and nonunion, such as auto dealers, accountants, restaurant and shop owners have their jobs tied to the auto

Betty Sue Sutton

4:40:40 to 4:41:01( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: industry, end quote. governors from 12 states, including governor strickland from ohio, the governors of michigan, colorado, delaware, illinois, kansas, kentucky, new hampshire, oklahoma, verment, west virginia, and wisconsin all support this effort today. it's time to act, madam speaker.

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