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Senate Proceeding on Mar 25th, 2010 :: 2:57:00 to 2:58:04
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Max Baucus

2:56:56 to 2:57:16( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: ms. murkowski: we should repeat history. thank you, madam chair. the presiding officer: th the senator from montana. mr. baucus: madam president, as said on the brownback amendment, there's much to be said for indexing this provision. it is true, we don't, i don't think, want to get into a situation we were and now face

Max Baucus

2:57:00 to 2:58:04( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Max Baucus

Max Baucus

2:57:17 to 2:57:38( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: with the a.m.t. because the a.m.t. is not originally indexed. unfortunately, the current amendment would be offset with unspent, unallocated mandatory spending of stimulus funds. unemployment is still hovering close to 10% in our country. there's growing evidence that the recovery package is working. i don't think we want to stifle stimulus now.

Max Baucus

2:57:39 to 2:57:59( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: over the last six months of 2009, the economy grew annually at a rate of 4%. in the fourth quarter is grew at a higher rate, but that was due to some inventory situation. by and large, it is not proper to offset this with stimulus dollars. we'll find sometime at a later date to deal with this issue, because i do think it is a

Max Baucus

2:58:00 to 2:58:05( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: madam president, i raise a point of order -- the presiding officer: the senator's time has expired. mr. baucus: madam president, i

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