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Senate Proceeding on May 4th, 2011 :: 0:49:40 to 0:51:10
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Lamar Alexander

0:49:34 to 0:49:54( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: introduced legislation to reaffirm section 14-b of the taft-hartly act to permit states if they so choose to have a right-to-work law creating a competitive environment in which -- in which we can create more jobs in this country. this is in reaction to an action by the national labor relations board that would basically say

Lamar Alexander

0:49:40 to 0:51:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lamar Alexander

Lamar Alexander

0:49:55 to 0:50:15( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: that -- that the boeing company couldn't expand into a nonunion state. and i ask unanimous consent to include in the record following my remarks an editorial in "the wall street journal," today called "the congress versus the nlrb." the presiding officer: without objection. mr. alexander: but, as important as it is for us to say what we don't like about the obama

Lamar Alexander

0:50:16 to 0:50:36( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: administration's job policy, it's even more important for us to say what republicans will do to create an environment to make it easier and cheaper to create private-sector jobs. senator portman of ohio has a strong background as a budget director, as a congressman, a as -- as a trade negotiator in

Lamar Alexander

0:50:37 to 0:50:57( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: the bush administration and a good understanding representing one of our largest and most important manufacturing states exactly what kind of policy it takes to create an environment for job growth. he's been working for the last several weeks with republican senators so that we could clearly say what our pro-growtsd job plan is -- pro-growth job plan is. today with other senators we'd

Lamar Alexander

0:50:58 to 0:51:10( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: like to discuss that. so i ask, senator portman, what would be the keys to a republican plan to make it easier and cheaper to create private-sector jobs?

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