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House Proceeding 09-16-09 on Sep 16th, 2009 :: 0:33:35 to 0:37:30
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Betty Sue Sutton

0:33:31 to 0:33:51( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: for these reasons, mr. speaker, i support h.r. 3246 and urge my colleagues to do the same. and with that i yield back. the chair: the g tennessee. mr. gordon: mr. chairman, i yield three minutes to the champion for cash for clunkers, the gentlelady from ohio, ms. sutton. the chair: the gentlelady from

Betty Sue Sutton

0:33:35 to 0:37:30( Edit History Discussion )
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Betty Sue Sutton

0:33:52 to 0:34:12( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: ohio is recognized for three minutes. ms. sutton: i thank the chairman for yielding the time, and i thank him for his strong leadership on this issue and so many initiatives that are moving our country forward. and i'd like to commend my friend, congressman gary peters for his work on this bill.

Betty Sue Sutton

0:34:13 to 0:34:33( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: the advanced vehicle technology act provides this congress with a great opportunity create green automotive jobs for american worker currently, almost all of the major components for advanced technologies vehicles sold in the united states are imported. that needs to change. we must ensure that our workers

Betty Sue Sutton

0:34:34 to 0:34:54( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: are assembling the vehicles of tomorrow and producing the components and next generation technologies right here at home. and the vabsed vehicle technology act invests in a diverse and comprehensive range of technologies and programs that will improve fuel efficiency and reduce harmful emissions. in my district, a startup

Betty Sue Sutton

0:34:55 to 0:35:15( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: company has been working on a process to convert into electricity to power the very same vehicle wastes. they could partner with the department of energy and other industry partners to further develop and commercialize this energy producing and saving technology. i'm pleased that this bill has

Betty Sue Sutton

0:35:16 to 0:35:37( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: the research, development, commercialization of light-weight materials. mr. speaker, akron, ohio, is the polymer capital of the world. there is a strong support of polymers and last particulars for -- and plastics across the country. our workers in the domestic

Betty Sue Sutton

0:35:38 to 0:35:59( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: steel industry can build good steel while requiring less mass, increasing fuel economy. and recently with the overwhming success of the cars program, americans demonstrated their desire to trade in their less efficient clunker for a more fuel-efficient vehicle. and thanks to the cars program, nearly 700,000 clunkers were taken off the road and replaced

Betty Sue Sutton

0:36:00 to 0:36:22( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: with vehicles that had an average 58% increased fuel economy. and the c thousands of workers back to work making autos and parts for more fuel-efficient vehicles. with this bill before us, we will take another step to help our environment and grow jobs. and that's why this bill has earned the support of the

Betty Sue Sutton

0:36:23 to 0:36:44( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: u.a.w. as well as ford, g.m., chrysler and other industry and business groups. mr. speaker, i'm also proud that we worked on an amendment that was added to this bill, working with representative shelly pingree, and the chairman, mr. gordon, that is also supported by the u.a.w. requiring a report that will disclose where the successful

Betty Sue Sutton

0:36:45 to 0:37:06( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: technologies have been achieved. and if they are, where the technologies are going to be manufactured because we want those technologies to be manufactured. they are going to be implemented with tax dollars from this country, and we want them to be manufactured right here in the unite and with that i yield back and

Betty Sue Sutton

0:37:07 to 0:37:27( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: i commend the gentlemen for their great work. the chair: t gentlelady yields back. the gentleman from texas. mr. hall: mr. speaker, i continue to reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman from texas yields. the gentleman from tennessee. mr. gordon: mr. chairman, i yield two minutes to the gentleman from new york, mr. maffei.

Betty Sue Sutton

0:37:28 to 0:37:30( Edit History Discussion )

Betty Sue Sutton: the chair: the gentleman from n york is recognized for tw

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