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House Proceeding on Sep 25th, 2008 :: 0:01:19 to 0:02:27
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Christopher Shays

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Speech By: Christopher Shays

Christopher Shays

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Christopher Shays: k this will help professionalize this agency, this function in our governmenn t in a way that's very t important for our people, for our country, very important for the majority party

Edolphus Towns

0:01:19 to 0:01:39( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: andma the minority y party as well. el we want a more efficient government. we want a better run government. inspector generals help us do that. does the gentleman have other speakers mr.

Edolphus Towns

0:01:19 to 0:02:27( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Edolphus Towns

Edolphus Towns

0:01:39 to 0:01:54( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: towns: no. mr. shays: with that i would yield back my time. the speaker pr o tempore: the gentleman from connecticut yi elds back his time. the gentleman from new york is or recognized.

Edolphus Towns

0:01:54 to 0:02:10( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: mr. towns: i really feel that t this legislation is so timely because when you talk to people, when we had hearings that inspector g enerals would d come in and talk abomeut the fact that sometimes

Edolphus Towns

0:02:10 to 0:02:27( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: they would be in the middle of an investigation i of some type and that they would be -- the budget would bthe cut. in some instances they would -- i think this brings out the independence

Ellen O. Tauscher

0:02:27 to 0:02:44( Edit History Discussion )

Ellen O. Tauscher: that they really need regardless in terms of the fact that if there is an i investigation, if there's problems, it gives them the th freedom to be able toe move and d to do the kinds of things

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