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House Proceeding 11-06-09 on Nov 6th, 2009 :: 3:23:10 to 3:27:15
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Bob Goodlatte

3:22:54 to 3:23:15( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: employees who get coverage through small businesses. 50 or fewer employees. all told, under the g. ofment p. plan, premiums were family -- for families,or millions of fam lips would be low than speaker pelosi's cheapest insurance plan, according to crrment b.o. estimates. it -- according to c.b.o.

Bob Goodlatte

3:23:10 to 3:27:15( Edit History Discussion )
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Bob Goodlatte

3:23:16 to 3:23:37( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: estimates. it makes it illegal for a insurance company to deny coverage to someone with prior coverage on the basis of a pre-existing condition. if you lose your health insurance because you lose your job, move, get divorced, or just want to change plans, you're protected. it protects seniors' medicare benefits. under the plan offered by speaker pelosi, there are more

Bob Goodlatte

3:23:38 to 3:24:00( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: than $500 billion in cuts in the medicare program at a time when baby boomers, those born after world war ii are starting to retire, and we're going to need to have reforms of the medicare program tory achief savings, but those have to be plowed back into the medicare program to pay for the millions of americans who are going to

Bob Goodlatte

3:24:01 to 3:24:22( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: become eligible for that fleasm republican alternative has no tax increases. none. nada, zip, period. no tax increases, compared to more than $800 billion in tax increases, primarily focused on small businesses. in fact, the republican alternative encourages small businesses to offer health care

Bob Goodlatte

3:24:23 to 3:24:43( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: coverage without taxing job creation. unlike speaker pelosi's bill which punishes small businesses which onerous mandates and exorbitant taxes that the c.b.o. will be passed on to employees in the form of lower wages, the republican plan gives small businesses the opportunity to pull together -- to pool together and offer

Bob Goodlatte

3:24:44 to 3:25:04( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: health care at lower prices just as corporations and unions do. it has real liability reform. the congressional budgetffice said it will save the medicare and medicaid programs $54 billion alone, much less additional -- additional savings to private insurance

Bob Goodlatte

3:25:05 to 3:25:27( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: companies and hospitals and doctors in terms of the reduction in defensive medicine that will be practiced. it prohibits abortion funding, a serious problem in the democratic alternative that has caused a great deal of turmoil on their side of the aisle. there's no entitlement expansions, forcing americans onto a government-run plan.

Bob Goodlatte

3:25:28 to 3:25:48( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: and it reduces the deficit, and according to the c.b.o., the republican alternative reduces the deficit by $68 billion over the next 10 years and continues to reduce the deficit in the second budget window. compare this to the plan offered by speaker pelosi, which will raise premiums on health insurance for individuals. it will reduce health care choices.

Bob Goodlatte

3:25:49 to 3:26:10( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: it will cause delays and denials of care. it will take $500 billion in medicare cuts and $729.5 billion in new taxes. now this new bill offered by long. . you may recall the last one had

Bob Goodlatte

3:26:11 to 3:26:32( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: 53 new government agencies and program. p many may be familiith this diagram that shows what additional new programs were created under the 1,000-page bill. you might think this is pretty confusing and would cause a lot of difficult people. well, guess what? with a 2,000-page bill they added another more than 90 new

Bob Goodlatte

3:26:33 to 3:26:53( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: programs and agencie that were on the original chart. here's the original chart and this is all the confusion and cost that has been added in this new bill. e on either side of the aisl has any doubt about whether the simple proposals offered by the republican

Bob Goodlatte

3:26:54 to 3:27:14( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: alternative that have broad-based public support, most of these proposals, 60%, 70%, 80% of the american people support, certainly they do not support this kind of bureaucracy. certainly they do not support the kind of tax increases that could cost as many as 5.5 million jobs according to one projection out today and they

Bob Goodlatte

3:27:15 to 3:27:16( Edit History Discussion )

Bob Goodlatte: certainly do not support this

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