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House Proceeding 11-07-09 on Nov 7th, 2009 :: 1:56:25 to 1:57:40
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Cliff Stearns

1:56:22 to 1:56:42( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: give our friends, the democrats, all the credit for what they're doing. mr. speaker, at this time i'd like to yield one minute to the gentleman from florida, mr. stearns. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from florida is recognized for one minute. mr. stearns: i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend. the speaker prtempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. stearns: let me

Cliff Stearns

1:56:25 to 1:57:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Cliff Stearns

Cliff Stearns

1:56:43 to 1:57:03( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: democrats, why did you do this in this bill? in section 340-n, it's going to cost the government taxpayers $283 million over five years because you're for giving loans for veterinarians. so the real question i have for you, folks, why, why are veterinarians part of this health care bill?

Cliff Stearns

1:57:04 to 1:57:26( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: now, when you go to section 555 second generation biofuel producers credit you removthe eligibity for tax credits for biofuels. so the question would be again, what does biofuels have to do with healt i'd like the gentlelady from new york to answer why veterinarians are included in this bill in terms of loan forgiveness and why you're creating a brand new

Cliff Stearns

1:57:27 to 1:57:41( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: tax on biofuel when it's not necessary? in fact, this is a gift for trial lawyers as it lacks real tort reform and also it establishes health czars to oversee all health plans and dictate coverage options.

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