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House Proceeding on Sep 26th, 2008 :: 0:28:12 to 0:31:06
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Richard E. Neal

0:26:05 to 0:28:12( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Richard E. Neal

Richard E. Neal

0:28:03 to 0:28:12( Edit History Discussion )

Richard E. Neal: time i yield to the distinguished member of the ways and means committee, the gentleman from california, mr. herger, three minutes. the speaker pro temporspe: the gentleman from california is

Wally Herger

0:28:12 to 0:28:29( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: recognized for three minutes. mr. herger: madam speaker, i rise in strong opposition to this phony tax extender bill. after months of negotiations, the senate finally reached an agreement on extending

Wally Herger

0:28:12 to 0:31:06( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Wally Herger

Wally Herger

0:28:29 to 0:28:46( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: critical tax relief for individuals, businesses and energy security. the senate passed that agreement three days ago by an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 93-2. with congress preparing to adjourn,

Wally Herger

0:28:46 to 0:29:04( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: time isf the essence. and yet here we are back at square one considering a proposal that the senate has already rejected four separate occasions. i'm especially dappointed that the legislation before

Wally Herger

0:29:04 to 0:29:21( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: us or today drops a provision to extend the secure rural schools program throughro 2011. this program is vital to small counties in my district and across the west. madam speaker, my counties

Wally Herger

0:29:21 to 0:29:35( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: depend on these payments too provide the most basic services, like education, for their kids. i'd ask unanimous consent to insert in the record a letter from the national education association

Wally Herger

0:29:35 to 0:29:46( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: emphasizing t ehe importance of including secure rural schools in this legislation. the speaker pro tempore: is there objection? without objection, so ordered. mr. herger : several of us from

Wally Herger

0:29:46 to 0:30:00( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: the west have been working all year to get this provision authorized. we finally got a 93-2 vote in the senate for a bill that would get it done. but now we've blown up a good oo bill and rural counties

Wally Herger

0:30:00 to 0:30:20( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: are getting lost in the shuffle. i understand that some of my friends on the other side feel that the senate bill doesn't raise taxes enough. and frankly there's some things in the senate

Wally Herger

0:30:20 to 0:30:36( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: bill i don't like either. it's a compromise. but taking this approach virtually guarantee that is we won't get this tax relief done at all. no more r&d credit, no more incentives for renewable

Wally Herger

0:30:36 to 0:30:45( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: energy production. i urge a resounding no vote on this futile exercise, and i urge the house to pass the senate bipartisan compromise. and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker

Wally Herger

0:30:45 to 0:30:55( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: pro tempore: the or gentleman from california yields his time. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. neal: a grim reminder, there are 4,000 businesses in mr. herger's district and state

Wally Herger

0:30:55 to 0:31:06( Edit History Discussion )

Wally Herger: that employ high-tech researchers who need the r&d tax credit. i yield to the gentleman from g michigan, my f riend and long-time member of the ways and means committee for antwo minutes, mr.

Sander M. Levin

0:31:06 to 0:31:22( Edit History Discussion )

Sander M. Levin: levin. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from michigan is recognized for two minutes. mr. levin: i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: r without

Sander M. Levin

0:31:06 to 0:33:49( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sander M. Levin

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