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House Proceeding 11-07-07 on Nov 7th, 2007 :: 0:24:18 to 0:25:36
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Earl Blumenauer

0:23:01 to 0:24:18( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Earl Blumenauer

Earl Blumenauer

0:24:15 to 0:24:18( Edit History Discussion )

Earl Blumenauer: islands rise? mrs. christensen: to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized. mrs. christensen: mr. speaker, what we are hearing about the schip negotiations

Donna M. Christensen

0:24:18 to 0:24:21( Edit History Discussion )

Donna M. Christensen: sounds like this congress is getting ready to literally throw theow baby out with the bath water. we started with a less than perfect bill that would cover close to six million children. we

Donna M. Christensen

0:24:18 to 0:25:36( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Donna M. Christensen

Donna M. Christensen

0:24:21 to 0:24:31( Edit History Discussion )

Donna M. Christensen: are now heading to just above three. the proposed changes threaten to put up barriers that will even lower that number, removing outreach dollars. we'll never get to the children we need to cover.

Donna M. Christensen

0:24:31 to 0:24:40( Edit History Discussion )

Donna M. Christensen: requiring proof of citizenship will scare naturalized citizens and t he poor that we are trying to cover away. taking away authority of states to have income disregards would cause children now covered

Donna M. Christensen

0:24:40 to 0:24:49( Edit History Discussion )

Donna M. Christensen: to lose it. not covering parents would threaten the health of their children if they are lucky enough t o squeeze through the sea the house republicans are trying to create. too little

Donna M. Christensen

0:24:49 to 0:24:58( Edit History Discussion )

Donna M. Christensen: money to the states will keep them from evening their most modest goals and trying so hard to getge republican votes may cause the measure to lose key ones from democrats. i'm beginning to think

Donna M. Christensen

0:24:58 to 0:25:13( Edit History Discussion )

Donna M. Christensen: it would be better to extend the current chip until we have more people here who are willing to do what is necessary to ensure our children have access to good health and the better life

Donna M. Christensen

0:25:13 to 0:25:24( Edit History Discussion )

Donna M. Christensen: we owe them. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlelady from florida rise? ms. castor: mr. speaker, by direction of the committee on

Donna M. Christensen

0:25:24 to 0:25:36( Edit History Discussion )

Donna M. Christensen: rules i call up house resolution 793, and ask for its immediate consideration. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the resolution. the clerk: house calendar number 144, house resolution

0:25:36 to 0:25:48( Edit History Discussion )

793, resolved that at any time after the adoption of this resolution, the speaker may, pursuant to clause 2-b of rule 18, declare the house resolved into the committee of the whole house on the

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