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House Proceeding 11-07-09 on Nov 7th, 2009 :: 1:02:15 to 1:03:20
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Fred Upton

1:02:06 to 1:02:26( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: the has 22 1/2 minutes remaining. the gentleman from texas. mr. barton: mr. speaker, i want to yield one minute to a distinguished member of the energy and commerce committee, one ever our ranking members of the subcommittee -- one ranking members of the subcommittee, mr. upton of michigan. one minute. gentleman is recognized for one minute.

Fred Upton

1:02:15 to 1:03:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Fred Upton

Fred Upton

1:02:27 to 1:02:47( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: mr. upton: thank you, mr. speaker. i rise against this bill. i don't know if you saw the headlines today. "wall street journal," grim milestone as jobless rate tops 10%. "new york times," jobless rate hits official figure is highest since 1980.

Fred Upton

1:02:48 to 1:03:08( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: broader measures stands at mr. speaker, i'm from michigan where our unemployment rate exceeds 15%. people want to work and pay taxes. they don't want to be laid off and receive benefits. this 1,990-page bill, almost 20 pounds, does anyone actually be

Fred Upton

1:03:09 to 1:03:21( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: trillion is going to reduce our unemployment? we added employer mandates. the joint committee on taxation says 1/4 of the $460 billion in taxes is going to be paid for by small businesses.

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