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House Proceeding 12-11-09 on Dec 11th, 2009 :: 0:53:15 to 0:55:25
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Judy Biggert

0:53:11 to 0:53:32( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: we need substantial reform found in h.r. 4173. vote none the republican i yield back the balance of my time. the chair: the gentle yields. the gentleman from alabama is recognized. mr. bachus: madam chairman, i yield two minutes to the gentlelady from illinois, mrs. biggert. the chair: the gentlewoman from

Judy Biggert

0:53:15 to 0:55:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Judy Biggert

Judy Biggert

0:53:33 to 0:53:55( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: illinois isecognized for two minutes. mrs. biggert: i thank the gentleman for yielding and, madam speaker, i rise in sport of the republican alternative. it seems like every time we come down to debate this issue we begin to focus on past history. history is good because we can learn from that, but i think we need to hear more about what the substantive issues are in this bill, what is happening

Judy Biggert

0:53:56 to 0:54:16( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: rather than to look at the past. we need to get it right. and i think the alternative -- republican alternative does that. there's no question that we don't have a need to reform the financial industry, but for --

Judy Biggert

0:54:17 to 0:54:39( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: and for consumers, for the health of our financial services industry and the economy, we must get it right. but this bill isn't the answer. there are a few good bipartisan provisions in the underlying bill, but the good doesn't outweigh the bad. america needs a financial recovery and a reform bill, not a fermnant big brother government bailout program.

Judy Biggert

0:54:40 to 0:55:03( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: we need reform that will facilitate competition in the marketplace and generate more choices for consumers. we need reform that will equip consumers with the information that they need to shop around and make the financial decisions that are best for their family. we need a stronger regulatory regime to quickly expose and put behind bars any wall street

Judy Biggert

0:55:04 to 0:55:24( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: crooks that break the law and financial firms that fail must do that, fail. we also need greater transparency and improved regulation for over-the-counter derivatives. we most close the gap between regulators and have them more efficient and effective. we need to get credit flowing again so that small businesses,

Judy Biggert

0:55:25 to 0:55:26( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: like those in my congressional

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