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House Proceeding on Jul 31st, 2009 :: 3:46:35 to 3:47:40
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Jay Inslee

3:46:31 to 3:46:51( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: continue this program and continue to turn our economy around. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. does the gentleman from california continue to reserve his time? mr. lewis: reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from wisconsin. mr. obey: i yield one minute to the gentleman from oregon, mr. -- o

Jay Inslee

3:46:35 to 3:47:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jay Inslee

Jay Inslee

3:46:52 to 3:47:15( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from washington is recognized. mr. inslee: revise and exnd. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. inslee: mr. speaker, i want to just make a point that this program has been spectacularly successful from an environmental perspective. it was originally criticized that we did not call for a highernough efficiency improvement of these cars.

Jay Inslee

3:47:23 to 3:47:40( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: the people have fixed this problem for us. we are seeing average increases above what was required by congress. and one car company, 78% of the cars that they're buying are over 30 miles a gallon, 39% above 30 miles per gallon. the american people have had spectacular improvements in the efficiency and environmental performance. and i wanted to thank the speaker and mr. obey for essentially assuring us, i'll take it as that, almostthat we in fact are going to replace

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