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House Proceeding 07-21-09 on Jul 21st, 2009 :: 3:14:10 to 3:15:35
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

3:14:06 to 3:14:26( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: billion in taxes and we still leave the national debt, increasing by $239 billion. this plan needs attention and need to make certain that what we do does not wreck the health care delivery plan we have in place for seniors today and where senior citizens are dominant, this plan does that.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

3:14:10 to 3:15:35( Edit History Discussion )
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

3:14:27 to 3:14:47( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentlelady from florida rise? the speaker pro temp objection, so ordered. ms. ros-lehtinen: mr. speaker, where are the jobs? i rise today to discuss the rising unemployment in my congressional district of south florida. last week, the bureau of labor statistics released data indicating that unemployment in

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

3:14:48 to 3:15:09( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: miami-dade county was at nearly 11%. this represents a notable increase from 9.9% unemployment just last month. mr. speaker, south floridians are hurting. in miami, workers in the food service and hotel industries have had their hours cut in half because of a reduction in tourism. these workers are working two, three jobs in order to pay the

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

3:15:10 to 3:15:30( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: bills. in the florida keys, recreational fishermen are docking their boats permanently as the industry grapples with one of its slowest seasons in history. there is serious trouble i paradise as hard-working, small businesses and remain uncertain

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

3:15:31 to 3:15:36( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: about the economic future. it is imperative that this congress gets serious about

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