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House Proceeding 07-21-09 on Jul 21st, 2009 :: 0:58:20 to 0:59:40
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Jean Schmidt

0:58:16 to 0:58:36( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: they see fit. not only is that inefficient and wasteful but flat out wrong. where are the jobs? it's time to get ohio and americans back to work now. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from from ohio rise. >> unanimous consent to addres revise and extend.

Jean Schmidt

0:58:20 to 0:59:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jean Schmidt

Jean Schmidt

0:58:37 to 0:58:58( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: mr. smith: >> i rise -- i rise today to ask a simple question, where are the jobs? my constituents along those across ohio and our nation, they're asking, where are those jobs? many my home state of ohio the unemployment rate is 11.1%.

Jean Schmidt

0:58:59 to 0:59:19( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: we have the seventh highest rate in the nation. every single county in my district is equal tor higher than the national average. and two cnties are actually above 15%. but that number is rather did he seefing. a large percentage of our population has given up looking

Jean Schmidt

0:59:20 to 0:59:40( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: for work or taken up temporary work. people in oh in my district are hurting. we need jobs and we need them now. only $6 million the department of transportation recovery act dollars have been spent so far in ohio. the recovery and reinvestment act was supposed to provide

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