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House Proceeding 06-26-09 on Jun 26th, 2009 :: 0:39:35 to 0:41:04
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Anna G. Eshoo

0:37:25 to 0:39:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Anna G. Eshoo
Bill: H.R. 2454: American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009

Rep. Eshoo speaks in support of the bill, and on the innovation on electric vehicles it will support.

Anna G. Eshoo

0:39:31 to 0:39:50( Edit History Discussion )

Anna G. Eshoo: innovate, to imagine a better future and then to reach out and grasp it. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman's time has expired. the gentleman from oklahoma. mr. lucas: madam speaker, i yield to the gentleman from iowa, mr. king, one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from iowa recognized for one minute. mr. king: thank you, madam speaker.

Steve King

0:39:35 to 0:41:04( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Steve King
Bill: H.R. 2454: American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009

Speaks against 'Cap and Tax' bill, citing failure in Spain.

0:39:51 to 0:40:11( Edit History Discussion )

i thank the gentleman from oklahoma for yielding. first, i would say that this court case that says the e.p.a. will regulate co-2 regardless, it takes a little change to interior approps to fix that. we are the united states congress. we don't tax because of a court ruling. we tell them what the american people think. second, th bill freezes or

0:40:12 to 0:40:33( Edit History Discussion )

rolls back oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear and biofuels. we'll have less. we're not going to break dependency on foreign oil with less energy. iowa corn farmers, 6.2 million acres, five million of them went in before 2001 25% of them went in afterwards will be able to qualify because they rotate.

0:40:34 to 0:40:54( Edit History Discussion )

so we're down to 4.8% of the guys doing it right, one out of 20 are going to get out of the peterson amendment. and furthermore, when speaker pelosi set up the cap and trade and bought the carbon credits, i ca changed any behavior for the the ones i could verify had already been in place.

Lois Capps

0:40:55 to 0:41:15( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: we've seen an example in spain. it's a colossal mistake there. a political and economic error. this could be the most colossal mistake ever made in the history of the united states congress. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time the gentleman from california. mr. waxman: madam speaker, i'm pleased at this point to yield to my good friend and colleague

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