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Senate Proceeding on Mar 17th, 2011 :: 1:19:20 to 1:21:10
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Mary Landrieu

1:19:14 to 1:19:35( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: the presiding officer: the senator from louisiana. ms. landrieu: thank you, mr. president. i call for regular order now with respect to the mcconnell amendment, which is the pending amendment on our bill, amendment number 183 and second a second-degree amendment to the desk. the presiding officer: the mcconnell amendment is now pending.

Mary Landrieu

1:19:20 to 1:21:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mary Landrieu

Mary Landrieu

1:19:36 to 1:19:57( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: the clerk will repor second-degree amendment. the clerk: the senator from louisiana, ms. landrieu, proposes amendment number 244 to amendment numbered 183. ms. landrieu: i ask that further reading of the amendment be dispensed with. the presiding officer: without objection. ms. landrieu: thank you, mr. president. that now puts us in order to continue the discussion of our

Mary Landrieu

1:19:58 to 1:20:18( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: very important bill that senator snowe and i have been managing this week on the floor, and i really appreciate all the members' cooperation, particularly the members of the small business committee who voted this bill out 17-1 because they know, both republicans and democrats, the importance of re-authorizing this vital

Mary Landrieu

1:20:19 to 1:20:39( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: program, one of the federal programs that works, one of the federal programs that helps to create private sector jobs, one of the federal programs that gives the taxpayer a great return on their investment. one of the gentlemen that testified before our committee last week said for every dollar invested in this program, the

Mary Landrieu

1:20:40 to 1:21:02( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: taxpayers get a return of $107. that's a pretty good return on investment. so i see two of my colleagues here, senator cardin, a member of our committee and a very valued member of our committee, i may say. he would like to speak for five or ten minutes about an amendment that he thinks is important that we potentially could get included in our bill,

Mary Landrieu

1:21:03 to 1:21:11( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: and i see senator coats from indiana who is here to speak on the dmoonl -- mcconnell amendment.

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