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House Proceeding 12-16-09 on Dec 16th, 2009 :: 0:50:10 to 0:51:45
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Philip Hare

0:50:06 to 0:50:26( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: our economic secuty. madam speaker, i would like to yield two minutes to gentleman from illinois, mr. hare. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from illinois is recognized for two minutes. mr. hare: thank you, madam speaker. i rise in strong support of the rule and the underlying bill, the jobs for min street act. first i'd like to thank all the members of the democratic

Philip Hare

0:50:10 to 0:51:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Philip Hare

Philip Hare

0:50:27 to 0:50:47( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: leadership for their hard work in putting together a jobs bill, the jobs for main street act. it is an important step forward. as we all know since december of 2007, our nation has faced the greatest economic crisis since the great depression. as a result, 15 million or 10% of our americans are out of work. the jobs for main street act is

Philip Hare

0:50:48 to 0:51:08( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: an important first step in re-employing america and making our families more secure. specifically i want to call attention to several principles that i have championed that have been included in this bill. such as extending the cobra subsidy, this is a critical safety net for the millions of unemployed across this country. protecting and expanding our nation's critical publicork

Philip Hare

0:51:09 to 0:51:30( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: force with teachers, police, fifighters. putting people to work to improve and rehabilitate our federal, state, and local public lands. i'd also like to commend chairman oberstar for his leadership on this transportation and infrastructure portion of this bill. there is no better way to invest in our economy and create jobs than by investing in infrastructure. for example, only 4% of the

Philip Hare

0:51:31 to 0:51:47( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: under the jurisdiction of chairman oberstar. however that 4% has created 25% of the jobs under the recovery act. this is a testament to the effectiveness of investing in infrastructure. over half of this bill is dedicated to investing in our

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