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House Proceeding 11-13-07 on Nov 13th, 2007 :: 5:08:22 to 5:10:14
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James P. Moran

5:03:17 to 5:08:22( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: James P. Moran

James P. Moran

5:08:06 to 5:08:22( Edit History Discussion )

James P. Moran: illinois, mr. davis, and the gentleman from utah, mr. cannon, for their continued leadership on this bill and i also want to acknowledge the dedication and tireless efforts of many members

Darrell E. Issa

5:08:22 to 5:08:38( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: of the diverse coalition of national, state, and local organizations referred to by chairman conyers. while our national crime rates may have fallen slig over the last decade, we have seen an

Darrell E. Issa

5:08:22 to 5:10:14( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Darrell E. Issa

Darrell E. Issa

5:08:38 to 5:08:50( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: unprecedented explosion in our prison and jail populations. today over 2.2 million people are incarcerated in federal and state jails or prisons, a tenfold increase since 1980 and a prison cost

Darrell E. Issa

5:08:50 to 5:09:03( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: of $65 billion. as a result of this focus on incars -- incarceration, the united states leads the word in per capita incarceration rates. while most of the world locks up about 50 to 200 per 100,000,

Darrell E. Issa

5:09:03 to 5:09:21( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: the united states is first in the world at over 700 per 100,000. as a result more than 650,000 people will be released from state and federal prisons to communities nationwide along with nine

Darrell E. Issa

5:09:21 to 5:09:30( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: million people leaving local jails. unfortunately the department of justice, bureau of justice statistics estimates that 2/3 of the offenders leaving state and federal prisons are re-arrested

Darrell E. Issa

5:09:30 to 5:09:43( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: in three years. if we are to reduce the number of inmates returning to prison, we need to provide our ex-offenders with the education, training -- and training necessary for them to obtain and hold

Darrell E. Issa

5:09:43 to 5:10:00( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: steady jobs. they also need drug treatment, medical and mental health services to decrease the chances that they will come back to prison. the second chance act will provide these investments

Darrell E. Issa

5:10:00 to 5:10:14( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: and every study shows that it will not only reduce crime but also save money in the process. mr. speaker, it's very infrequent that we have the opportunity to reduce crime and save money.

Danny K. Davis

5:10:14 to 5:10:30( Edit History Discussion )

Danny K. Davis: i hope we'll take that opportunity today and pass this bill. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas, mr. gohmert. mr. gohmert: thank you.

Danny K. Davis

5:10:14 to 5:13:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Danny K. Davis

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