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House Proceeding on Jul 22nd, 2009 :: 1:28:45 to 1:30:05
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Marsha Blackburn

1:28:30 to 1:28:50( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: thank you to our collgues across the aisle for bringing forward a pay-go statute. it is of concern to me, though, that the statute, the way this is written, the way they are approaching pay-go could lead to tax increases, because what we are not seeing from our colleagues on the other side of the aisle is a willingness to

Marsha Blackburn

1:28:45 to 1:30:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Marsha Blackburn

1:28:51 to 1:29:11( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: reduce spending. and we know that you are going to have an effective pay-go policy, that you have to be able to reduce what you're spending. that is a requirement. and every appropriations bill across-the-board reduction

Marsha Blackburn

1:29:12 to 1:29:33( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: amendmt for a spending cut. and the reason i do that is what we have learned from our states, what i learned from being a state senator is that across-the-board spending reductions work. they work. they reduce what you are going to lay out the amount of money that you are going to spend. so let's do this in a bipartisan

Marsha Blackburn

1:29:34 to 1:29:54( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: way. let's agree that we are actually going to reduce spending. let's agree that we're going to have pay-go enforcement, we're not going to cry emergency every time we have a katna, every time we have a tsunami, every time we have a need for extra spding that we don't go

Marsha Blackburn

1:29:55 to 1:30:05( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: call for a special appropriation that allows us to circumvent the pay-go rules. and let's be certain that we put all that spending on the table,

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