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House Proceeding on Jun 15th, 2006 :: 0:30:11 to 0:31:33
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Louie Gohmert

0:28:47 to 0:30:11( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Louie Gohmert

Louie Gohmert

0:29:57 to 0:30:11( Edit History Discussion )

Louie Gohmert: pro tempore: without objection. ms. watson: mr. speaker, as a nation we should encourage our young people to strive to achieve their full potential. we must give them the resources and opportunities

Diane E. Watson

0:30:11 to 0:30:27( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: to make their dreams a reality. for many students these dreams begin with access to higher education. but after six years of republican rule, access to college is now out of reach for

Diane E. Watson

0:30:11 to 0:31:33( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Diane E. Watson

Diane E. Watson

0:30:27 to 0:30:40( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: too many of our nation's youth. since 2001, tuition and fees at four-year public colleges have increased by 40%. at the same time republicans have made drastic cuts to higher education, including

Diane E. Watson

0:30:40 to 0:30:55( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: underfunding pell grants and cutting the higher education budget by $12 billion this year alone. these cuts not only mean that more students have to take out loans to pay for college,

Diane E. Watson

0:30:55 to 0:31:11( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: but they will also face higher interest rates as they pay them back unless they refinance by july 1. that's when the department of education will raise federal student loan interest rates to

Diane E. Watson

0:31:11 to 0:31:20( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: offset the republican cuts. thank you, mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from oklahoma. mr. cole: by direction of the committee on rules i call up house resolution 868, and

Diane E. Watson

0:31:20 to 0:31:33( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: ask for its immediate consideration. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the resolution. the clerk: house calendar number 195. house resolution 868, resolved that upon the adoption

0:31:33 to 0:31:44( Edit History Discussion )

of this resolution it shall be in order without intervention of any point of order to consider in the house the resolution, house resolution 861, declaring that the united states will prevail

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