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House Proceeding 07-14-09 on Jul 14th, 2009 :: 0:21:20 to 0:23:05
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:21:17 to 0:21:37( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: insurance and we must provide opportunity and choice for the american people. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from florida rise? ms. ros-lehtinen: thank you, mr. speaker. the women's nd of miami-dade county is a catalyst for soc change and economic justice, assisting women to reach their

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:21:20 to 0:23:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:21:38 to 0:22:00( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: full potential. together with the research institute on social and economic policy at florida international university, the women's fund published a report entitled "portrait of women's economic security in greater miami" which reflects the dire economic situation facing women. more than half of working women do not earn adequate income to

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:22:01 to 0:22:22( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: cover their most basic necessities. 86% of single mothers do not have enough income to be self-sufficient. nearly 20% of women who work are underemployed and only 1/4 of women have a retirement or pension plan. the numbers in these categories are even lower than the national average, but reflect the problem

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:22:23 to 0:22:43( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: of women across the contract -- across the country. empower women to be self-sufficient and support policies that enhance women's economic security, including legislation to provide paid parental leave to federal employees. i will work to continue for south florida women by promoting initiatives that protect the rights of women across the

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:22:44 to 0:23:04( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: nation. thank you, mr. speaker. the speaker pro gentlewoman's time has expired. gentleman from ohio rise? >> permission to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. >> thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, until we fix health care in this country, families and small businesses will bear a heavier and heavier financial burden that will slow economic

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:23:05 to 0:23:05( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: recovery and stifle growth and

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