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House Proceeding 12-10-09 on Dec 10th, 2009 :: 0:31:40 to 0:33:40
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Judy Biggert

0:31:37 to 0:31:57( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: all their less turning to risky private student loans. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from texas is recognized. mr. sessions: thank you, madam speaker. i'd like t to the the gentlewoman from the

Judy Biggert

0:31:40 to 0:33:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Judy Biggert

Judy Biggert

0:31:58 to 0:32:19( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: great state of illinois, mrs. biggert. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman is recognized. mrs. biggert: i rise opposition to this restrictive rule. i fed several amendments to protect taxpayers and the economy from regulatory mismanagement. unfornately, they were summarily rejected by the rules committee. on a bill of this magnitude and significance, i would hope the

Judy Biggert

0:32:20 to 0:32:40( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: majority wouldn't be so eager to shut the door on bipartisan amendments or for that matter, any good ideas from any party that would improve the bill. thanks to the rule, madam speaker, amendments i offered to prevent a shift of u.s. business overseas are barred from consideration. my amendments would have preserved language in the

Judy Biggert

0:32:41 to 0:33:01( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: underlying bill, as a result of amendments i offered in the financial services committee that unfortunately will be undone by the peterson-frank amendment. the result, according to system provided by one of my constituents, was the head of the large of the -- largest u.s. futures exchange will be a dramatic shift of transactions out of the u.s. exchanges and

Judy Biggert

0:33:02 to 0:33:22( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: other to foreign competitors abroad. the two amendments i offered at rules would have safeguarded competition, flexibility, and innovation in the u.s. markets. how could we afford to push business out of the country? my third amendment would have prevented the misuse of housing counseling funds by acorn and

Judy Biggert

0:33:23 to 0:33:41( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: its affiliates, would have withdrawn acorn's federal housing ecertification. given the group's clear illegal and inappropriate activities, how can we divert precious resour legitimate housing counselors working overtime to help strucking homeowners.

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