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House Proceeding 07-09-09 on Jul 9th, 2009 :: 2:05:00 to 2:06:20
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Nita M. Lowey

2:04:57 to 2:05:17( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: excuse me, $500 million savings to keep us at 2009 levels. i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman's time has expired. mrs. lowey: i claim time in opposition to the gentleman's amendment. i understand that it's quite easy in a time fiscal belt tightening to offer an amendment to reduce funding for the

Nita M. Lowey

2:05:00 to 2:06:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Nita M. Lowey

Nita M. Lowey

2:05:18 to 2:05:39( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: international financial institutions, but i would encourage my colleagues to recognize that voting in favor of this amendment has sious consequences to u.s. interests. it would cut funding for the asian development fund, it provides basic loans and grants which support health care education infrastructure and economic development resources

Nita M. Lowey

2:05:40 to 2:06:00( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: for afghanistan and pakistan, the world bank which provides debt relief to developing countries is supporting an integrated agriculture initiative to address the global food crisis, the global environmental facility, the international nd for agricultural development, the -- this amendment would undermine the ability of the united states

Nita M. Lowey

2:06:01 to 2:06:20( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: to meet its commitments to global debt relief efforts and to countries around the world that rely on our assistance. remember this is in the interest of our national security. these institutions fund valuable initiatives that provide opportunities to millions of people. i urge my colleagues to vote no

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