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House Proceeding 09-29-09 on Sep 29th, 2009 :: 1:05:40 to 1:07:00
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Judy Biggert

1:05:25 to 1:05:45( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: mr. speaker, i rise today to urge my colleagues to support house resolution 16 which offers support to the goals and ideals of the national life insurance awareness month as recognized in september. i want to thank my friend and colleague, the gentleman from pennsylvania, mr. kanjorski, for introducing this resolution with he me for the sixth year.

Judy Biggert

1:05:40 to 1:07:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Judy Biggert

1:05:46 to 1:06:09( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: during previous years the house has passed identical resolutions by voice vote or with as many as 412 yes votes. this year's resolution has 59 co-sponsors from both sides of the aisle. i also want to thank the gentleman from new york, chairman towns, and the gentleman from california, mr. issa, for moving this resolution through the committee on

Judy Biggert

1:06:10 to 1:06:30( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: oversight and government reform. and i want to thank the senator from georgia and nebraska for introducing a companion resolution in the senate, senate resolution 211, making this a bipartisan bicameral effort. mr. speaker, life insurance too often is thought of only when it's too late.

Judy Biggert

1:06:31 to 1:06:51( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: how many times have we heard about friends or loved ones sadly reflecting that the deceased had had no life insurance or had too little life insurance? they only -- today only four in 10 adults in america own individual life insurance policies and among those who do have life insurance, the amount is often too small to safeguard the financial future of their

Judy Biggert

1:06:52 to 1:07:02( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: loved ones. due to insufficient coverage, many families upon losing a loved one are often forced to

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