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House Proceeding 07-15-09 on Jul 15th, 2009 :: 1:50:45 to 1:52:20
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Marsha Blackburn

1:50:41 to 1:51:01( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: united states. we must increase our research and development fundin amendment which it seeks to do. the chair: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from oklahoma. mr. boren: thank you, mr. chairman. i want to thank my colleague from oklahoma, mr. sullivan, who's been a real reeder -- leader in this effort for

Marsha Blackburn

1:50:45 to 1:52:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Marsha Blackburn

1:51:02 to 1:51:23( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: natural gas vehicles. we've got one more speaker on our side, i think, and so i'm going to continue to reserve and then -- the chair: the g reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from new jersey. mr. frelinghuysen: mr. chairman, i'm pleased to recognize the gentlewoman from tennessee, mrs. blackburn, for one minute. the chair: the gentlewoman from tennessee is recognized for one minute. mrs. blackburn: thank you, mr.

Marsha Blackburn

1:51:24 to 1:51:46( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: chairman. while i support the boren amendment, i do rise in opposition to the manager's amendment and some provisions that are there and it strikes me that the manager's amendment results in an earmark for the big three automakers and what it does is to stipulate that the cars, the alternative fuel cars, have to be bought from them. what it does is to ignore the

Marsha Blackburn

1:51:47 to 1:52:08( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: many other american citizens and taxpayers that produce american made passenger vehicles in this nation. but they are manufacturers that are not the big three. i view this as something that is bad policy. it is bad environmental policy. it's bad appropriations policy.

Marsha Blackburn

1:52:09 to 1:52:21( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: bad economic there are 209 vehicles, alternative fuel vehicles, that are going to be purchased to go into these different agencies as stipulated in this bill.

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