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Senate Proceeding on Jun 9th, 2011 :: 4:07:05 to 4:10:15
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Sherrod Brown

4:06:52 to 4:07:12( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: objection is heard. ms. snowe: now yield the remainder of the time to senator brown. it is regrettable since this is an important issue, that wouldn't couldn't have more time until then on this key issue. the pr senator from massachusetts. mr. brown: thank you, mr. president. i'd like to begin by expressing my support for what senator snowe has been doing and for the

Sherrod Brown

4:07:05 to 4:10:15( Edit History Discussion )
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Sherrod Brown

4:07:13 to 4:07:34( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: e.d.a. reauthorization bill. i applaud the producing a good and comprehensive bill, and as you know, these e.d.a. provide vital for massachusetts' economic development and businesses but also other states throughout the country, to help communities get back on their feet in this tough economic climate.

Sherrod Brown

4:07:35 to 4:07:55( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: for that reason, the reauthorization of this is incredibly important, and i would encourages that it be done so, i rise to speak about two amendments on this bill that af stability of the our small business, senator snowe's amendment is one that i have consistently supported because

Sherrod Brown

4:07:56 to 4:08:17( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: it is a commonsense solution. when i am traveling around my state, no matter where i go, matter who i speak with from c.e.o.'s all the way down to the worker who's just doing the everyday work, over and over is their plea to get rid of the one-size-fits-all federal regulations that are prohibiting businesses.

Sherrod Brown

4:08:18 to 4:08:38( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: we need business certainty and stability in order to create an economic climate to make jobs not only be created but to be retained, not only in mass but for the country. and this amendment would require that federal agencies can conduct comprehensive analysis on the potential impact of regulations on small businesses and has the support of the nfib and the u.s. chamber of commerce

Sherrod Brown

4:08:39 to 4:08:59( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: and simply put, burdensome regulations are hurting our small businesses and job creators and preventing them from growing and hiring. and it is a sthaim this amendment got -- and it is a shame that this amendment got caught up in partisan volleying. i am happy to speak about it today. iralso want to turn the senate's

Sherrod Brown

4:09:00 to 4:09:21( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: attention to amendment 405 to repeal the 3% withholding tax, a malignant and business-threatening provision based on s. 164, the withholding tax relief act of 2011 which enjoys bipartisan support and is critically needed now. the ranking member of the small business committee, senator snowe, is a cosponsor, so are 14 of my colleagues. we need to repeal once and for

Sherrod Brown

4:09:22 to 4:09:42( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: all this onerous and costly unfunded mandate. that is jobs amendment, plain and sirnlings and it would repeal a part of our tax code that programs promises to kill jobs. as you know, mr. president, we've had many, many comments about how this bill would in fact cost potentially as high as

Sherrod Brown

4:09:43 to 4:10:05( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: $75 billion to implement and the moneys received back to the federal government would be about $8 billion over that same peempletd it is absurd. any tax that costs more to implement than brings in revenues should be repealed immediately. and taboo mongtszs ago i received a message from the massachusetts state secretary of

Sherrod Brown

4:10:09 to 4:10:15( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: jay gonzalez. i would encourage -- the presiding officer: the senator's time has expired. mr. brown: i would encourage that we also adopt that amendment.

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