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Senate Proceeding on Jun 13th, 2011 :: 2:44:50 to 2:45:55
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2:44:45 to 2:44:51( Edit History Discussion )

House Clerk: diverted to the construction of ethanol. the bottom line, mr. president,

Susan Collins

2:44:50 to 2:45:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Susan Collins

Susan Collins

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Susan Collins: is that we can no longer ignore the cost of this policy to our nation and its taxpayers, particularly given our current fiscal crisis. at a time when we're projecting a deficit of this year alone of

Susan Collins

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Susan Collins: of $1.5 trillion, why in the world are we spending $6 billion subsidizing ethanol? subsidizing the blending of corn-based ethanol into gasoline is simply fiscally indefensible.

Susan Collins

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Susan Collins: i urge my colleagues to join me in supporting the coburn-feinstein amendment to repeal the ethanol excise tax credit and to eliminate the ethanol import tariff.

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Susan Collins: thank you, mr. president.

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