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House Proceeding 12-08-09 on Dec 8th, 2009 :: 0:16:05 to 0:17:15
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Mazie Hirono

0:16:01 to 0:16:21( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: coach gray and the entire team on this amazing end to their tremendous season. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from hawaii rise? minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman hawaii is recogniz for one minute.

Mazie Hirono

0:16:05 to 0:17:15( Edit History Discussion )
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Mazie Hirono

0:16:22 to 0:16:43( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: ms. hirono: our peck slayings on wall street contributed to the deep economic hole we are in today. taxpayers have paid the price, risking around $3 trillion to stabilize the financial system. astonishingly the top three bailed out firms are reportedly on track to pay $30 billion in bonuses to top executives this year. in the meantime, furloughs, unemployment, and foreclosures

Mazie Hirono

0:16:44 to 0:17:04( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: are weighing on american families. limited access to lending is still a problem for many small businesses. it's time for us to institute a modest transaction tax on trades of stocks, options, and swaps. even a small tax of a quarter percent on these securities could raise up to $150 billion a year. part of this revenue should be used to invest in our nation's

Mazie Hirono

0:17:05 to 0:17:15( Edit History Discussion )

Mazie Hirono: infrastructure, creating jobs, and putting americans back to i ask my colleagues to the let wall street pay for the restoration of main street act. wall street needs to be part of

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