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Senate Proceeding 01-27-09 on Jan 27th, 2009 :: 0:15:45 to 0:19:40
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Sherrod Brown

0:15:45 to 0:19:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sherrod Brown

Sherrod Brown

0:15:49 to 0:16:09( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: quorum call: mr. brown: mr. president? the presiding officer: the consent that the quorum call be dispensed the presiding officer: without objection, so objection, the senator from ohio is recognized.

Sherrod Brown

0:16:10 to 0:16:30( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: mr. brown: there is an amendment offered with mr. hatch with whom i education committee. senator hatch high school played a major role in health this country. this is the same old same old. we've seen this throughout the

Sherrod Brown

0:16:31 to 0:16:53( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: "chip" debate, children's health insurance program debate. we saw it last year both times when the president vetoed the bill. we saw it raised the house of representatives. we saw it raised many yea in -- and i simply -- when -- when the amendment says that states should have to enroll 95%

Sherrod Brown

0:16:54 to 0:17:14( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: of their kids federal poverty level before they can enroll children from higher income levels, it says no more children in the children's health insurance program. i wish they would be more direct saying, we don't want more kids in here. instead they say if you can't find close to 100%

Sherrod Brown

0:17:15 to 0:17:35( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: eligible, this is a big country, complicated country, so many of the people that we're trying to insure are economically under the margins. they're two childn with single parent who has moved from one job to another. those children often move across town or to another county as their mother or father gets another job, a job that may

Sherrod Brown

0:17:36 to 0:17:57( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: pay 0,000 a year and job without health insurance, so children's health insurance program is so important. so when they build in this standard, let's call it ta standard, that virtually everybody, 95% of all children have to be enrolled before you can enroll new children that are a little bit better off. a little bit better off is not a

Sherrod Brown

0:17:58 to 0:18:19( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: family making 00,000 a year, it is a family making much less than that without health insurance and can't afford even mandatory programs, mr. president, that we have found around the country do not have a 95% it is impossible for government or private businesses or social services working with government

Sherrod Brown

0:18:20 to 0:18:42( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: to find to get to 100% of the people that are eligible. so what this really does is say no more children would health insurance is less and less affordable for families at every income level. in my state we have every day -- the senate majority leader told us earlier today, just an hour ago that 58,000 people in

Sherrod Brown

0:18:43 to 0:19:03( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: countr country today lost their job today. in my state we lost 200,000 manufacturing jobs as of last october. that number has gone up. we hear of plant layoffs, the third shift northeast ohio, a general motors plant that assembles -- as the

Sherrod Brown

0:19:04 to 0:19:24( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: presiding officer knows, what happened to his plan in delaware, we know what happens when people a l these jobs. they cut off the third shift in lordstown, we are seeing wilmington, d.h.l. in southwest, ohio, several hun thousand jobs have been terminated in a city

Sherrod Brown

0:19:25 to 0:19:40( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: of about 13,000 people. that d.h.l. plant is the largest employer in a six-county area in each of these clinton county, in browns county, adams county and highland county and two other counties. mr. president, the point is we

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