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Senate Proceeding on Mar 16th, 2011 :: 2:04:20 to 2:05:05
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John Cornyn

2:04:17 to 2:04:37( Edit History Discussion )

John Cornyn: and why is his amendment necessary? mr. cornyn: well, madam president, i'd be glad to respond to the question from the senator from louisiana. as the senator knows, many programs that are currently up and running are operating under the basis of an appropriation without an authorization by the committee of jurisdiction and that's part of what the sunset

John Cornyn

2:04:20 to 2:05:05( Edit History Discussion )
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John Cornyn

2:04:38 to 2:05:01( Edit History Discussion )

John Cornyn: commission would look at, because, frankly, because it hadn't been authorized, the kind of oversight that's really needed in order to scrub the numbers and to make sure the program's still necessary and the spending is appropriate. that that just doesn't happen. this also is designed specifically to deal with what the general accountability pointed out in the last week or

John Cornyn

2:05:02 to 2:05:05( Edit History Discussion )

John Cornyn: ten days where we have really dozens of programs designed to do exactly the same thing.

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