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House Proceeding on Jul 24th, 2009 :: 0:57:10 to 0:59:20
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Alcee L. Hastings

0:57:07 to 0:57:27( Edit History Discussion )

Alcee L. Hastings: and that's why we're on the floor of the house of representatives today. i encourage a no vote, but will once again ask the question, where are the jobs? i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from florida. mrhastings: thank you very mu, mr. speaker. i'm challenged to answer my good

Alcee L. Hastings

0:57:10 to 0:59:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Alcee L. Hastings

0:57:28 to 0:57:51( Edit History Discussion )

Alcee L. Hastings: friend from texas before i yield to the distinguished chairperson of the appropriations committee. the answer i just heard from my colleague asks a legitimate question, where are the jobs. i can't attest to every place in the united states of america,

Alcee L. Hastings

0:57:52 to 0:58:15( Edit History Discussion )

Alcee L. Hastings: but i do know this about the area that i'm privileged to serve. four months ago, 400 school teachers received slips indicating that their jobs were going to be lost. since that time, mon from the stimulus package has come into the system. when i was home this past weekend, i was very pleased to

Alcee L. Hastings

0:58:16 to 0:58:38( Edit History Discussion )

Alcee L. Hastings: read that 124 of those school teachers have been called back to work and that it is expected that the next tranch will allow them to be called back to work. it is especially concerning to me because one of those young ladies worked with me when she was in high school.

Alcee L. Hastings

0:58:39 to 0:59:01( Edit History Discussion )

Alcee L. Hastings: some jobs are being created, but i would not have the american public believe that the recession began when barack obama became president, the recession began in december and the job attrition was taking place then. we are in a transformational posture in this cotry of ours

Alcee L. Hastings

0:59:02 to 0:59:20( Edit History Discussion )

Alcee L. Hastings: and we are going to see the kind of uptick in jobs at the time that the stimulus takes full impact. i would like to yield five minutes to the distinguished the gentleman from wisconsin, who has worked actively to try to get us in a position where we

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