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House Proceeding on Jul 31st, 2007 :: 9:11:34 to 9:14:14
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Ellen O. Tauscher

9:11:21 to 9:11:34( Edit History Discussion )

Ellen O. Tauscher: inquiry. the chairman: the gentleman from louisiana yield for a parliamentary inquiry? >> the underlying question is about a cut of $50,000 in the secretary -- the chairman: the gentleman

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

9:11:34 to 9:11:44( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: from louisiana controls the time. does the gentleman from louisiana yield for a point of parliamentary inquiry? mr. boustany: madam chair, i am reclaiming my time. the chairman: the gentleman is

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

9:11:34 to 9:14:14( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Charles W. Jr.Boustany

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

9:11:44 to 9:11:57( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: recognized. mr. boustany: we're talking about an agricultural bill, spending bill, about money that is going to be spent, money that will be spent in this that will not be available to spend

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

9:11:57 to 9:12:12( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: on health care issues and particularly on a number of issues affecting rural seniors. now, i have a rural district. it depends on agriculture. and as we go forward, we're going to hurt these

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

9:12:12 to 9:12:26( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: seniors in these rural communities. if we cut over $200 billion -- >> will the gentleman yield at this point? mr boustany: i have seniors in the seventh congressional district enrolled

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

9:12:26 to 9:12:45( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: in the medicare advantage who will suffer. i think that we have to get our priorities straight. if we look at payments for hospitals being cut $2.7 billion, in-patient rehabilitative services cut,

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

9:12:45 to 9:12:55( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: payment for skilled nursing $6.5 million in cuts, payment for drugs, $1.9 billion, these are seniors poor in my seventh congressional district and because of the spending in this agricultural bill

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

9:12:55 to 9:13:05( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: we're not going to be able to take care of these problems. the chairman: the gentleman from connecticut will state the point of order. ms. delauro: the gentleman has to keep his remarks

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

9:13:05 to 9:13:19( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: in the context of the bill, the agricultural appropriations bill that is being discussed. the chairman: the gentleman from louisiana must confine his remarks to the pending question.

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

9:13:19 to 9:13:35( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: mr. boustany: i thank the chairwoman. i state the mchenry amendment because it is an important start. it is an important step forward as we get some control over spending so we can get our priorities

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

9:13:35 to 9:13:47( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: straight. i pointed out numerous cuts that will be made to the 300 -- 3,246 seniors in the seventh congressional district aloonne. madam chair, when is the spending spree going to stop? when will

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

9:13:47 to 9:13:56( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: we get control over the spending so that we ctan set our priorities straight? >> point of order. the chairman: the gentleman will state his point of order. >> madam chair, we have been debating this

Charles W. Jr.Boustany

9:13:56 to 9:14:14( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Jr.Boustany: amendment for one hour. we accepted the amendment within that one hour -- the chairman: does the gentleman from a point of order? >> madam chair, how many times can the -- can our friends

Ellen O. Tauscher

9:14:14 to 9:14:54( Edit History Discussion )

Ellen O. Tauscher: on the other side of the aisle raise nongermane issus after the chair ruled that they must confine their remarks to the underlying bill? the chairman: the chair will rule on each point of order.

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