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House Proceeding 07-23-09 on Jul 23rd, 2009 :: 0:56:05 to 0:58:10
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Tom Latham

0:56:01 to 0:56:21( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: to ensure that the home equity conversion mortgage program can be implemented subsidy. i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from iowa. mr. latham: i thank the gentleman. i would ask for the time in

Tom Latham

0:56:05 to 0:58:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Latham

Tom Latham

0:56:22 to 0:56:42( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: opposition while i will not oppose his amendment. the chair: the gentleman is recognized, without objection. mr. latham: let me just express my frustration in this amendment, and they're all good pro >> jekts. there are five amendments, all democrat amendments, all of substance that we could have agreed on but also looking through the list here we have

Tom Latham

0:56:43 to 0:57:04( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: another four or five amendments that we could have agreed on of substance, and we will agree on. i guess -- again, i go back to the fact that the rules committee, the process is just totally out of whack. and the fact thathile i don't oppose these -- one of the

Tom Latham

0:57:05 to 0:57:26( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: projects that mr. braley referred to is something that i started several years ago. and has been very, very successful as far as using soybean grease, as far as lubricants, on railroads. and it's been in practice now for several years. but it just -- the frustration

Tom Latham

0:57:27 to 0:57:48( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: i have we couldn't have substantive amendments made in order, and we have five democrat amendments put in here of substance while we were denied that option i think is extremely unfair and really brings shame upon in body and the process that should be in place for all of our constituents to have their

Tom Latham

0:57:49 to 0:58:09( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: representatives here to decide and vote on amendments which would be of importance to their districts and to the members' constituents. i just, again, express my total frustration with the rules committee. i don't blame the chairman at all, but it's ju

Tom Latham

0:58:10 to 0:58:14( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Latham: has totally fallen apart.

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