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House Proceeding 07-15-09 on Jul 15th, 2009 :: 3:52:05 to 3:54:30
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Chris Murphy

3:52:03 to 3:52:24( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: talent, the intellect of the american people. >> will the gentleman yield? mr. ryan: i'd be happy to yield. >> over the last 10 years, a time during which republicans had control of this house and the senate, republicans had control of the white house, the

Chris Murphy

3:52:05 to 3:54:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Chris Murphy

Chris Murphy

3:52:25 to 3:52:47( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: employers in my district have seen health care costs go up by 120%. they've had a lot of things increased in that time, probably, frakly, mr. ryan, the only thing that competes for that is energy cost. probably depending on what oil was costing you from coming abroad, energy costs may have gone up by 120%, but nothing

Chris Murphy

3:52:48 to 3:53:09( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: else has gone up by 120%. that's an unsustainable rate of growth for employers. it puts them at a tremendous disadvantage vis-a-vis the rest of the world. we live in a global economy and if we want to go back and diagnose why our economy went into free fall at the end of last year, abated at the

Chris Murphy

3:53:10 to 3:53:30( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: beginning of this year in part by the actions congress took, you've got to look at health care costs and look at the fact that $1,500 of every car produced in this country is related to retiree cost obligations. that number is zero for competitors in asia or europe

Chris Murphy

3:53:31 to 3:53:51( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: this economy is way down by a health care -- is weighed down by a health care system that costs twice as much as every other health care system in the rest of the world. if we want to talk about economic revitalization, if we want to talk about making the country globally competive again, about coming out of this recession stronger than when we went into it, we've got to do

Chris Murphy

3:54:14 to 3:54:30( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: that the menu of options we are going to present, increased menu of affordable options for businesses and individuals, is going to lower the cost of health care. in an erwhere most businesses are crossing their fingers and hoping and prying that this year's premium increase is only

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