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House Proceeding 10-26-09 on Oct 26th, 2009 :: 1:29:15 to 1:31:05
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Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:29:11 to 1:29:33( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: stephanie tubbs jones. i hope people understand that it is a responsibility. so man where we are today. it really is the responsibility to go out and vote. ms. jackson lee: if the gentlelady would yield. i want to use one example, i chair the congressional children's caucus. i remember in the summer of

Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:29:15 to 1:31:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:29:34 to 1:29:55( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: 2008, i was begging for federal dollars for -- you remember the programs. and they existed 10, 15 years ago, five years ago. i know they existed in the previous democratic administration, but we literally were starving for those dollars over the last eight years in the previous sfration. because we didn't have those

Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:29:56 to 1:30:17( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: dollars, i put together a houston summer job pilot program where i grabbed small businesses and corporations in the summer of 2008 just to give these young people an opportunity. i couldn't give thousands, but i gave a few the funt to work and be paid and the community raised the money to be paid by these

Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:30:18 to 1:30:38( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: small businesses. the nation needs to know that in 2009, with change and a new the vote, there were millions of dollars going into communities during the summer for summer youth jobs. interesting that i'm hearing my colleagues saying, where did the

Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:30:39 to 1:31:00( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: stimulus dollars go. ask a teenage who worked in various community services because of the summer youth program. that came about through a vote that you made, the nation made in 2008, elected a president, president barack obama, who created this vision of stimulus dollars to energize the economy

Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:31:01 to 1:31:05( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: and put millions of people back to w

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