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House Proceeding 07-28-09 on Jul 28th, 2009 :: 3:39:50 to 3:41:00
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Douglas Lamborn

3:39:46 to 3:40:06( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: made. that's the time to take it slowly and carefully. these health care experts? now is not the time to rush this bill through? the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from covel >> to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the

Douglas Lamborn

3:39:50 to 3:41:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Douglas Lamborn

Douglas Lamborn

3:40:07 to 3:40:27( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: minute. >> i thank my colleague from colorado. mr. speaker, i rise today troubled about the democrats' proposed government takeover of our health care system. the congressional budget office, c.b.o., has confirmed this legislation will not reduce costs, but rather drive costs even higher for american families. they confirmed this weekend that a mandate on busiss

Douglas Lamborn

3:40:28 to 3:40:49( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: would tend to reduce the hiring of workers at or near the minimum wage. they also pointed out that, quote, employers would be expected to pass the costs of fees on to workers in the form of lower wages. this government takeover will burden our economy and stifle economic growth. instead of a takeover, congress

Douglas Lamborn

3:40:50 to 3:41:00( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: should act on free market and tax code health care reforms to make our system better. the president and his majority in congress failed to produce jobs with the so-called stimulus.

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