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House Proceeding on Jul 26th, 2007 :: 5:26:14 to 5:28:18
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5:25:58 to 5:26:14( Edit History Discussion )

these programs that we're addressing right now asked for $2.3 billion less than the people on the other side propose to spend. they believe they can accomplish the goals with the $2.3 billion

Steve Israel

5:26:14 to 5:26:21( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Israel: less. and they talk about all this wonderful caring they have for families. well, the largest tax increase in the history of the nation that they passed in their budget is a peculiar

Steve Israel

5:26:14 to 5:28:18( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Steve Israel

Steve Israel

5:26:21 to 5:26:34( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Israel: way of showing you're caring for the american family. i'm pleased to yield to the minority whip, mr. blunt. the chairman: the majority bhip is recognized for two minutes. -- the minority whip is recognized

Steve Israel

5:26:34 to 5:26:47( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Israel: for two minutes. mr. blunt: i continue tot: hear, as these debates go on, that somehow these increases are not real increases. re i contin ue to be mistified by that. i think if my good friend

Steve Israel

5:26:47 to 5:27:01( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Israel: from georgia's amendment was approved, and i voted for his cutting amendment on each of these bills, if that amendment was approved we'd still have an increase in this bill of a little over 5%.

Steve Israel

5:27:01 to 5:27:15( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Israel: now i don't know how that calculating out to not an increase, but i'm continuing to try to figure out how that's not an increase. i do know that that increase of 5% anywhere that i talk to americans

Steve Israel

5:27:15 to 5:27:28( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Israel: is an increase. i know more importantly in the course o f today and tomorrow that what my friend from georgia is suggesting that if we let this one appropriations bill grow by 235% -- by

Steve Israel

5:27:28 to 5:27:44( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Israel: 5%, as we move in later in the in discussion of the farm bill, we would have saved enough money in this 1.4% cut not to have a tax increase that puts the farm bill in jeopardy. the farm

Steve Israel

5:27:44 to 5:27:59( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Israel: bill is a bill that i voted for in the past and hope to vote for this year but it's a bill that doesn't have to include a tax increase, but the $7.5 million -- $7.5 billion over 10 years

Steve Israel

5:27:59 to 5:28:18( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Israel: that the farm bill needs could be gained right here if we'd save $750 million of the increase in this bill. i just urge my colleagues to look at what we're doing here, realize that we're jeopardizing

Jeb Hensarling

5:28:18 to 5:28:58( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: important things by moving forward in a way that spends more money than we have to spend this year. most of these programs are good programs. i was a college president for four years.

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