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Senate Proceeding 03-31-09 on Mar 31st, 2009 :: 0:36:35 to 0:38:15
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Barbara Boxer

0:36:32 to 0:36:52( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: the american people, on american consumers. if you want to vote against that, voting for my amendment is the correct vote. i yield the floor. mrs. boxer: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from california. mrs. boxer: i think members should feel free to vote for -- the presiding officer: the senate wil mrs. boxer: members should feel free to vote for the thune amendment because the amendment passed, which means

Barbara Boxer

0:36:35 to 0:38:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Barbara Boxer

Barbara Boxer

0:36:53 to 0:37:14( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: that if there is any increase in gasoline prices, in electricity prices, because the boxer amendmt passed, we s rebate, we can take the funds that have come in from a cap-and-trade system and keep consumers whole. so i have no problem at all with the thune amendment now that we've passed boxer. so feel ver

Barbara Boxer

0:37:15 to 0:37:35( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: i will say my friends on the other side are so desperate to kill cap and trade, they call it a national sales tax. they never call the cap-and-trade. for acid rain a nationa sales tax. so they're inventing a new vocabulary just to kill any chance at addressing global warming in the way that most

Barbara Boxer

0:37:36 to 0:37:56( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: businesses want us to address it, through a cap-and-trade system. but i feel comfortable voting for the thune amendment because the boxer amendment we'll have the ability to keep consumers whole. senator's time has the question is on amendment 731. is there a sufficient

Barbara Boxer

0:37:57 to 0:38:12( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Boxer: there appears to be. the yeas the clerk will call the roll.

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