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House Proceeding 12-14-09 on Dec 15th, 2009 :: 1:29:20 to 1:32:10
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Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:29:18 to 1:29:38( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: employee -- yes. mr. ellison: have you talked to somebody who's been unemployee ffered 16, 18 month what does that do to their self-esteem? ms. jackson lee: the gentleman is right. stastistics -- statistics lay

Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:29:20 to 1:32:10( Edit History Discussion )
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Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:29:39 to 1:30:00( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: the framework of what we're talking about. what i will tell you is that people are more and more going to places where there are mass feasts and feeding. when you go amongst those people, you hear the stories of mothers an work. now more families coming into

Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:30:01 to 1:30:22( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: these open feeding that we've had. i just participated in one yesterday in my di you see the families with little children who yoknow are dependent, and you made a very good point, i heard it on the floor. these people may have had two or three jobs, that's the kind of person when we see these parents whose

Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:30:23 to 1:30:44( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: children are going to bed hungry. 17 million across america. n meet, but they can't find the ends for the meeting. we have to by pass state government to -- bypass state govern the hands of these individuals

Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:30:45 to 1:31:06( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: by way of work. we've got to break down attitudes about not building capacity in small business. they could hire these very mothers to do minimal work on weatherization, they could be skilled. we have to pass the health care bill that gives us the kind of work that is available for these mothers and i'll conclude on this. do you know, congresswoman fudge, because you're from this

Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:31:07 to 1:31:27( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: area, there's some, i want to call it silliness, i ask deference for any disrespect using the word silly on this floor might suggest. but weut a tax on steel that china is bringing in. ok. that's buy american. then we have black businesses

Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:31:28 to 1:31:49( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: in the business of transporting pipe or giving pipe to various companies, excuse me, giving steel or -- to various countries, and can you believe these small businesses that have workers and truck drivers, minority companies, that

Sheila Jackson-Lee

1:31:50 to 1:32:11( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: buy any steel from american companies. what i uld say to the gentleman, yes, i hear the pain in our houses of worship, i hear the pain in grocery stores. but i hear the pain when we go to mass feedings that people numbers than i've ever seen before, it re-emphasizes the

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