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Senate Proceeding on Mar 3rd, 2010 :: 8:25:45 to 8:26:50
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Richard Burr

8:25:41 to 8:26:01( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: quorum call: the presiding officer: the senator from montana. mr. baucus: mr. president, i ask that further proceedings on the quorum call be dispensed with. the presiding officer: without objection. there are two minutes evenly divided prior to vote on the burr amendment. mr. burr: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from north carolina. mr. burr: mr. president, i'll take my minute to simply say

Richard Burr

8:25:45 to 8:26:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Richard Burr

Richard Burr

8:26:02 to 8:26:23( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: that my amendment does exactly what the sanders amendment does. it provides a $250 stereotyped to seniors, veterans, the disabled who didn't receive a cost of living increase because the inflation formula did not provide one this year. the difference between mine and sanders is novel.

Richard Burr

8:26:24 to 8:26:45( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: i actually pay for the the $14 billn that we're paying out to seniors, veterans, and the disabled. i'm saying to every recipient of the check we're not going to bill this to your grandchildren an your great grandchildren. we're going to pay for it now with money that's unobligated but already appropriated by the united states congress. i think this is a reasonable approach.

Richard Burr

8:26:46 to 8:26:50( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: i think every member should support it. we should be pleased that we're

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