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Senate Proceeding on Mar 9th, 2009 :: 1:05:20 to 1:08:04
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Jon Kyl

1:05:15 to 1:05:20( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Kyl: to go to another school than the one they're going to, like most members of congress send our children not to, as

Joseph Lieberman

1:05:20 to 1:08:04( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Joseph Lieberman

Joseph Lieberman

1:05:21 to 1:05:42( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: studies have shown, not to public schools but to the private and faith-based school because we can afford it. and this program says to the parents of children of the district of columbia, a limited number, you've got the same right if you think the public school your child is in is not now giving them the -- the kind of education, the high-quality

Joseph Lieberman

1:05:43 to 1:06:07( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: education your child needs to realize his or her dreams. so far, the -- the evaluatio of students who have benefited or taken advantage of this program ha have been quite positive. the final evaluation is coming in this spring. i guess one evaluation is that

Joseph Lieberman

1:06:08 to 1:06:30( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: every year this program is oversubscribed. in other words, there are many more parents of children in the aspire to a scholarship to go to a -- to a school that their parents feel is better.

Joseph Lieberman

1:06:31 to 1:06:51( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: so why put in this omnibus bill a demand, a requirement that there needs to be an authorizatio to continue and an adoption by the why do that when so many

Joseph Lieberman

1:06:52 to 1:07:15( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: programs are appropriated without authorization? i read, madam president from a c.b.o. report, "congressional budget office report," dated january 15, 2009, titled, "unauthorized appropriations and expiring authorizations." and on page 2 of that report, it says that in recent years, the

Joseph Lieberman

1:07:16 to 1:07:39( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: total amount of unauthorized appropriations were reported by the congressional budg has ranged between $160 billion and $170 billion. unauthorized app

Joseph Lieberman

1:07:40 to 1:08:03( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: every year between $160 billion and $170 billion. how much money do we appropriate for the d.c. opportunity scholarship program? $14 million, with an "m." so why, madam president, are we singling out the $14 million dedicated to provide school choice to low-income students in

Joseph Lieberman

1:08:04 to 1:08:05( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Lieberman: the district of columbia

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