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Senate Proceeding 03-09-10 on Mar 9th, 2010 :: 0:00:20 to 0:02:50
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Max Baucus

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Max Baucus: now to the senate on c-span2. the senator from montana. mr. baucus: mr. president, shortly we'll vote -- mr. presid vote on the motion to ininvoke cloture cloture on this urgent legislation to create jobs and

Max Baucus

0:00:20 to 0:02:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Max Baucus

Max Baucus

0:00:23 to 0:00:43( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: extend tax provisions. we've had a good debate. the senate considered this bill in seven separate days over the course of two work weeks. we considered more than 30 amendments. we conducted more than a dozen roll call votes. it's now time to bring this debate to a close. this is not just some technical bill. this measure helps real people.

Max Baucus

0:00:44 to 0:01:05( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: failure to enact this bill would cause real hardship. failure to enact this bill would cost jobs. this bill would help 500,000 workers who lose their jobs nationwide including nearly 1,600 in my state of montana, to remain eligible help paying for their health insurance under the cobra health insurance program.

Max Baucus

0:01:06 to 0:01:28( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: unless we act within weeks, the average doctor in america would stand to lose more than $16,600 in payments from medicare. the average doctor in montana would lose $13,000. this bill would help nearly 40 million medicare beneficiaries and nearly 9 million tricare beneficiaries nationwide to

Max Baucus

0:01:29 to 0:01:49( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: continue to have access to their doctors. that includes nearly 144,000 montanans with medicar and nearly 33,000 montanans with tricare. and within weeks this bill would help 400,000 americans to be ineligible for expanded unemployment insurance benefits. thus, this important legislation would prevent millions of

Max Baucus

0:01:50 to 0:02:10( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: americans from falling through the safety net. it would extend vital programs that we have only temporarily and put hands in of the americans. we expand critical practices and tax incentives that create jobs.

Max Baucus

0:02:11 to 0:02:32( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: so, i urge my colleagues to vote to help americans hurt by this great depression. i urge my colleagues to vote to preserve and create jobs and urge my colleagues to vote to invoke cloture on this

Max Baucus

0:02:33 to 0:02:50( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: substitute a senator: the presiding officer: the senator from mr. lemieux: mr. president, i rise today to speak in opposition to ts tax extenders bill, and i do so with a heavy heart because there are good things in this bill that would be good for my state of florida.

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