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House Proceeding 11-06-09 on Nov 6th, 2009 :: 2:21:25 to 2:22:35
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Judy Biggert

2:21:21 to 2:21:41( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: we need real health care reform. the kind that focuses on reducing cost, improving quality of care and expanding access. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from illinois rise? >> unanimous consent to address the house, revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentlelady is recognized.

Judy Biggert

2:21:25 to 2:22:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Judy Biggert

Judy Biggert

2:21:42 to 2:22:02( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: mrs. biggert: mr. speaker, despite the fact that republicans continue to offer constructive ideas to improve the health care bill, democrats still insist we are the party of no. earlier today i submitted an amendment to improve the medicare waste, fraud and abuse enforcement provisions in h.r. 3962 and democrats will say, no, to allowing my amendment to get

Judy Biggert

2:22:03 to 2:22:23( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: an up or down vote. according to a recent report by "60 minutes" medicare loses over $60 billion a year to fraud. my amendment would strengthen medicare enrahm rollment process, expand certain standards of participation and reduce erroneous payments. there is no excuse for continuing to make payments to empty buildings and businesses that have never existed.

Judy Biggert

2:22:24 to 2:22:36( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: mr. speaker, this closed proce has prevented me and many of my colleagues, both republicans and democrats, from offering intelligent and well-constructed amendments that would save taxpayers money and improve health care access for all

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