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House Proceeding on Sep 26th, 2008 :: 0:43:30 to 0:45:43
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Bill Jr.Pascrell

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

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:43:17 to 0:43:30( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: minutes. mr. walden: thank you, madam speaker. let me make a couple points here. first of all it's ironic that the argument by the democratic majority on the floor today is one that says you

Greg Walden

0:43:30 to 0:43:42( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: can't cut taxeses unless you raise taxes. and all this other discussion when in 35 or 34 minutes up in the house rules committee, the democrat majority's going, i'm told, move a stimulus bill that

Greg Walden

0:43:30 to 0:45:43( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Greg Walden

Greg Walden

0:43:42 to 0:43:57( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: spends tens and tens and tens of billions of dollars for which there are no offsets. there's a little inconsistency here. for thos e of us from the west that are home to the rural timbered

Greg Walden

0:43:57 to 0:44:07( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: counties where federal land may equate to over half of our states and our districts, you want to talk about loss of jobs, come to my district. where we have three counties that are over 8%

Greg Walden

0:44:07 to 0:44:17( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: unemployment. the mills have been closed. these are blue collar jobs that have gone awayy because this congress has failed -- i will in a second. i'm little passionate on this. then i would

Greg Walden

0:44:17 to 0:44:29( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: be happy to yield. i would love to have your help re-authorizing secure county roads and schools. it's in the senate version of this legislation. the president has said he will sign that legislation.

Greg Walden

0:44:29 to 0:44:40( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: it can become law. and then our counties don't have to gut their sheriff's departments. their fire departments, their search and rescue departments, the libraries are closing, the schoolteachers

Greg Walden

0:44:40 to 0:44:52( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: have been fired. it doesn't have to happen that way. the senate has risen to the challenge and come forward to the way to do that. every time we have asked for help to re-authorize and fund this,

Greg Walden

0:44:52 to 0:45:05( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: this majority has figured out a way to deny that other than one emergency extension. we need your help on this. this is the time that if the previous question had been defeated we could offer

Greg Walden

0:45:05 to 0:45:19( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: an amendment to add to this bill. this is a time if this bill went away and you took up the senate bill when it got here, it could become law tomorrow. we could resolve this problem.ro i would

Greg Walden

0:45:19 to 0:45:27( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: be happy -- i've only got a few seconds here, but i would be happy to yield. mr. pascrell: i would agree with much of what my friend just said, by the way. your district did not invent unemployment.

Greg Walden

0:45:27 to 0:45:35( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: we have had unemployment in my district now for at least four or five years. we have been trying to get our hands around that. it's not an easy thing to do. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's

Greg Walden

0:45:35 to 0:45:43( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: time has expired. mr. pascrell: in conclusion we want to pay for what we do. the speaker pro tempore: who yields to the gentleman? the gentleman from massachusetts is recognized. mr. neal: thank

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:45:43 to 0:45:51( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: you, madam: speaker. madam speaker, i would like to yield two minutes to the gentlelady from nevada, fine member of the ways and means committee, for two minutes, ms. berkley. the speaker

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