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House Proceeding on Jul 31st, 2007 :: 9:27:47 to 9:29:19
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Lynn A. Westmoreland

9:26:12 to 9:27:47( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lynn A. Westmoreland

Lynn A. Westmoreland

9:27:36 to 9:27:47( Edit History Discussion )

Lynn A. Westmoreland: walden: thank u. madam chair. i'll try to confine my remarks more to the mchenry amendment which as we know would cut $100,000 out of the department of agriculture. now, that $100,000 may

Greg Walden

9:27:47 to 9:27:56( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: not seem like a lot to many on this floor, but it may seem like a lot to a senior if they are going to lose their medicare advantage plan. i know that's not the issue before us at this moment. the

Greg Walden

9:27:47 to 9:29:19( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Greg Walden

Greg Walden

9:27:56 to 9:28:07( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: issue really is, how do you control spending in the federal government? and i think one of the ways you control spending in the federal government is through the mchenry amendment, because the mchenry

Greg Walden

9:28:07 to 9:28:17( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: amendment reduces federal spending by $100,000. which may not seem like a lot to some, and they may not want us to talk about how it could be used in other programs that may come before this

Greg Walden

9:28:17 to 9:28:29( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: house at a different time and different way, but certainly if you're going to lose your medicare you would be concerned about how you might save $100,000 here that could be used somewhere else

Greg Walden

9:28:29 to 9:28:41( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: so you didn't have to raise taxes on health insurance. saving $100,000 here is a good thing. it may not seem like a lot, but it's still a good thing. it reduces spending. and this government

Greg Walden

9:28:41 to 9:28:53( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: has had trouble reducing spending. we have spent a lot of time on this floor debating amounts that are even less than $100,000. i'd like to see us go farther than that because i also know in

Greg Walden

9:28:53 to 9:29:07( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: other committees there's debate going on about having to raise revenues to fund other programs. you have heard about that on this program. ms. delauro: parliamenry inquiry. the gentleman's

Greg Walden

9:29:07 to 9:29:19( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: remarks need to be confined to the issue at hand. the matter at hand. the amendment has to do with the office of the secretary of agriculture. mr. walden: that is what i'm speaking to, madam

Ellen O. Tauscher

9:29:19 to 9:29:31( Edit History Discussion )

Ellen O. Tauscher: chair. i'm speaking to the $100,000 cut in the office o f the secretary of agriculture. ms. delauro: the amendment has been accepted. the chairman: the gentleman will confine his remarks to the pending

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