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House Proceeding 07-08-09 on Jul 8th, 2009 :: 1:33:20 to 1:36:35
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Rosa L. DeLauro

1:33:16 to 1:33:36( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: future. i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman reserves the balance of time. the gentlelady from connecticut. ms. delauro: i am opposed to this amendment and i claim time in opposition. the chair: the gentlelady is recognized for five minutes. ms. delauro: i rise in strong opposition to the gentlelady's amendment which would cut a the agencies and bill by 5%.

Rosa L. DeLauro

1:33:20 to 1:36:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Rosa L. DeLauro

Rosa L. DeLauro

1:33:37 to 1:33:57( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: i understand, i have three beautiful grandchildren and they are the light of and for that reason i am opposed to this amendment. this would represent a cut of $1.1 billion from the bill. now, this is exactly the wrong time to cut funding for critical programs under the bill that

Rosa L. DeLauro

1:33:58 to 1:34:19( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: protect the public health, bolster food nutrition assistance programs, invest in rural communities, and agricultural research, strengthen animal health and marketing programs, and conserve our natural resources. and while the bill received a relatively large increase over 2009, it is important to understand that the large

Rosa L. DeLauro

1:34:20 to 1:34:43( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: majority goes to fund just three priorities. $681 million for higher w.i.c. participation and for food costs. $560 million for international food aid programs. and $299 million for the food and drug administration to better protect our public health. at the same time the bill made cuts in a number of programs

Rosa L. DeLauro

1:34:44 to 1:35:05( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: below 2009 totaling $274 million. we also rejected $735 million in increases in the budget request. so rather than using targeted precision cuts as we have done with this record -- across-the-board cut would hurt core 3r578s programs, would increase investment deficits our communities across

Rosa L. DeLauro

1:35:06 to 1:35:27( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: the country have had to overcome in the past years. regardless of the value of the program. these increases are neede priorities. vital and effective programs which quite frankly have broad bipartisan support. the increases in the areas are need to ensure adequate funding to support food

Rosa L. DeLauro

1:35:28 to 1:35:48( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: nutrition safety net for families, that serve an estimated children in 2010. strengthen even more america's commitment to meet humanitarian food aid needs to enhance the f.d.a.'s capabilities t ensure the safety of our food and medical products. the bill also uses a portion the increase to make up for cuts

Rosa L. DeLauro

1:35:49 to 1:36:09( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: to farm bill conservation ograms. we did not accept the cuts to priority farm bill conservation programs that the 2010 budget that budget made significant cuts to wetlands research programs, farmland protection, wildlife habitat programs all

Rosa L. DeLauro

1:36:10 to 1:36:30( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: effective programs with backlogs of applications from farmers and from ranchers. all told the committee bill provides hundreds of millions of funding above the 2010 budget for farm bill conservation programs. thus the bill use as significant portion of the increase to m up for the cuts. in conclusion, i want to note that the increases in this bill

Rosa L. DeLauro

1:36:31 to 1:36:35( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: are not based on the belief that we should just throw money at

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