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House Proceeding on Dec 19th, 2007 :: 1:07:17 to 1:09:29
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Marsha Blackburn

1:04:56 to 1:07:17( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Marsha Blackburn

Marsha Blackburn

1:07:08 to 1:07:17( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: it's tough t o govern. it's tough to have the responsibility to actually pass legislation and make law. we did it for 12 years, and we had some troubles ourselves in the first year or so that

Nita M. Lowey

1:07:17 to 1:07:32( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: we were in the majority. so i understand. but i hope the majority will learn from this experience. we have two choices, the majority has two choices, really, insofar as dealing with the program.

Nita M. Lowey

1:07:17 to 1:09:29( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Nita M. Lowey

Nita M. Lowey

1:07:32 to 1:07:48( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: ranking member barton has suggested that we have hearings, work with the minority hand in hand to try to come up with a reasonable extension, re-authorization of this important program. number

Nita M. Lowey

1:07:48 to 1:07:59( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: two, they can try the same thing next year that they did this year and get the same result, and then just wait after the elections and hope that they would have a democratic president, a democratic

Nita M. Lowey

1:07:59 to 1:08:16( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: majority, and could do what they want, maybe. i would submit that the better course is the former and that is to work with the minority next year. we certainly have made that de offer this

Nita M. Lowey

1:08:16 to 1:08:31( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: calendar year. i would extend at least from my committee's standpoint, extend that invitation again next year, and i'm hopeful we can do it. this bill before us today covers more than the schip

Nita M. Lowey

1:08:31 to 1:08:44( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: program as chairman stark said. we do have in here a kind of a stalling of the cliff that physicians find themselves looking over as far as medicare reimbursement. we only do that for six

Nita M. Lowey

1:08:44 to 1:09:05( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: months. we do several other things for six months, including therapy caps, which i think are very important. so we're under the gun -- this congress is under the gun, and i submit that

Nita M. Lowey

1:09:05 to 1:09:15( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: means both the majority and the minority, early next year to get some things done in the medicare field. and, again, i certainly want to extend my hand to the majority and offer to work together

Nita M. Lowey

1:09:15 to 1:09:29( Edit History Discussion )

Nita M. Lowey: to get these very important things that are only extended or only dealt with for six months in this bill a more certain future with legislation next year. and with that, madam speaker, i reserve

Dave Camp

1:09:29 to 1:09:46( Edit History Discussion )

Dave Camp: the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from louisiana om reserves his time. the gentleman from new jersey. mr. pallone: madam speaker, i yield two minutes to the gentlewoman

Dave Camp

1:09:29 to 1:11:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Dave Camp

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