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House Proceeding on Sep 26th, 2008 :: 0:38:33 to 0:40:33
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Lloyd Doggett

0:35:21 to 0:38:33( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lloyd Doggett

Lloyd Doggett

0:38:22 to 0:38:33( Edit History Discussion )

Lloyd Doggett: massachusetts. s.mr. neal: i yield two minutes to the gentleman from california, mr. thompson, fine member of the ways and means committee, for two minutes. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman

Mike Thompson

0:38:33 to 0:38:42( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Thompson: from california is recognized for two minutes. mr. thompson: i thank the gentleman for yielding. madam speaker, in my district over countless homes and businesses are already going solar

Mike Thompson

0:38:33 to 0:40:33( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mike Thompson

Mike Thompson

0:38:42 to 0:38:56( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Thompson: and more are looking to do the same eve ry day. we need to build on this momentum by extending the solar investment tax credit. solar business owners in my district are feeling the effects of

Mike Thompson

0:38:56 to 0:39:10( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Thompson: not having this extension. commercial and large residential sales of solar technology have ground to a halt because of the uncertainty over the solar investment tax credit extension.di one local business

Mike Thompson

0:39:10 to 0:39:25( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Thompson: owner told me that several winers and small businesses have stopped plans to install solar technology because of this delay. expanding solar is the first and foremost about promoting renewable energy

Mike Thompson

0:39:25 to 0:39:38( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Thompson: and fighting global climate change. but this bill has a critical economic impact as well. 110,000 green jobs, new green jobs, will be created in the solar industry with this bill. the multiflyer

Mike Thompson

0:39:38 to 0:39:51( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Thompson: effect of economic growth by this bill will create an additional 330,000 jobs throughout our country in sectors outside of the solar industry. california alone will get over 200,000 of those

Mike Thompson

0:39:51 to 0:40:04( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Thompson: jobs. in these troubled economic times, we need to do all that we can to add jobs and move towards energy independence. i urge my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to support this vital

Mike Thompson

0:40:04 to 0:40:12( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Thompson: bill which will move us one step closer to a strong, green economy. don't forget it's paid for as well. thank you. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman

Mike Thompson

0:40:12 to 0:40:24( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Thompson: yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from michigan is recognized. mr. camp: i would just yield myself such time as i may consume and just briefly say that we will not see those

Mike Thompson

0:40:24 to 0:40:33( Edit History Discussion )

Mike Thompson: goals achieved because this bill will l not be enacted into law. not only has the senate majority leader said he will not take it up, we also have a statement from the administration that his

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:40:33 to 0:40:41( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: advisors recommend be -- it be vetoed w that i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman fr om massachusetts is recognized. mr. neal: madam

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:40:33 to 0:43:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Bill Jr.Pascrell

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