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House Proceeding on Oct 28th, 2009 :: 0:27:30 to 0:28:30
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Gus Bilirakis

0:27:26 to 0:27:46( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: brighter way, and safer way america's seniors. i time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his for what purpose does the gentleman from florida rise? >> to minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. bilirakis: thank you, mr. speaker. i rise in opposition to the unwise proposal made by the white house earlier this year to

Gus Bilirakis

0:27:30 to 0:28:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Gus Bilirakis

Gus Bilirakis

0:27:47 to 0:28:08( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: lower the tax deduction for charitable giving. independent studies have concluded this proposal could result in a drop of as much as $4 billion in charitable donations. charities in the tampa bay area have recently indicated the threat of this proposal becoming law has already contributed to a sharp decline in forcing some of them to shut

Gus Bilirakis

0:28:09 to 0:28:29( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: their doors down. every year americans give hundreds of billions of dollars to charity. in turn they provide funding to shelters, food banks, health care clinics, a host of other charitable programs which benefit the needy. during this recession, their services are needed more than ever. limiting charitable

Gus Bilirakis

0:28:30 to 0:28:31( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: contributions is the wrong

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