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House Proceeding on Jun 12th, 2009 :: 0:26:30 to 0:28:45
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Virginia Foxx

0:26:27 to 0:26:49( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: doing so it will also jump-start and compliment our efforts to improve health and save millions of lives to the broader reform bill that will soon be on the president's desk. i am pleased we are taking this bold step necessary to finally address this issue in a comprehensive and thoughtful manner, a step that has not come easy nor one that has not

Virginia Foxx

0:26:30 to 0:28:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Virginia Foxx

0:26:50 to 0:27:10( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: come without controversy but a step nonthe less worth taking. i urge passage of the rule and h.r. 1256 and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman yields back. the gentlewoman from north carolina. ms. foxx: thank you, mr. speaker. in many cases the titles of

Virginia Foxx

0:27:11 to 0:27:33( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: bills here sincehe democrats have been in control have been backwards from what they do. but this bill i think does have a personally appropriate title. it's called the family smoking prevention and tobacco control act. i think what it is is emblem

Virginia Foxx

0:27:34 to 0:27:55( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: attic -- emblematic to control every aspect of our lives. everything that we do in this country they are trying to control. they think they have the answers to everything and that what they want us to do is what should be done. so the emphasis should be on control because that's what they're trying to do is control our lives. we know that this legislation

Virginia Foxx

0:27:56 to 0:28:18( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: will have little impact on overall tobacco use. the congressional budget office has estimated that if this bill is enacted, smoking by adults will decline by only 2% after 10 years. this marginal reduction does not warrant this legislation significant intrusion on free

Virginia Foxx

0:28:19 to 0:28:40( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: speech rights and expansion of government-run regulatory bureaucracy. i strongly oppose this bill and this rule and urge my colleagues to vote against both of them. and now i'd like to yield 15 minutes to my colleague from indiana, mr. buyer. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from indiana is

Virginia Foxx

0:28:41 to 0:28:46( Edit History Discussion )

Virginia Foxx: recognized for 15 minutes. mr. buyer: thank you very much

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