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House Proceeding on Sep 17th, 2009 :: 0:39:00 to 0:40:20
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John Kline

0:38:58 to 0:39:18( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: student loan defaults, and i urge all my colleagues to support it. i yield back the balance of my time. i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: for what purpose does the gentleman from minnesota rise? mr. kline: thank you, madam chair. i rise to claim time in opposition altugh, again, i don't plan to vote against it. the chair: without objection,

John Kline

0:39:00 to 0:40:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Kline

John Kline

0:39:19 to 0:39:40( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: the gentleman is recognized. mr. kline: thank you. thank you, madam chair. this amendment it seems to me is a little bit like putting a band-aid on what has proven to be a gaping wound. make anything worse and it might even stop a little bit of the bleeding, but it certainly won't heal the damage. h.r. 3221 eliminates a program that over 70% of colleges and

John Kline

0:39:41 to 0:40:02( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: universities have consistently chosen. this amendment is an acknowledgment that the break neck pace of this transition, transitioning by next summer, will be a problem for students, families and schools. while i share the concern about this radical change to our financial aid system, i fear this amendment may not do as much good as the gentleman from texas hopes.

John Kline

0:40:03 to 0:40:20( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: the department of education already maintains a website on federal aid programs and regularly disseminates information to high schools about the availability of federal student aid. in spite of information about the direct loan program, most schools still choose the ffel program. this tells me it's not lack of

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