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Senate Proceeding on Aug 4th, 2010 :: 0:21:55 to 0:25:00
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Lamar Alexander

0:21:51 to 0:22:12( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: critical amendment. thank you, mr. president.

Lamar Alexander

0:21:55 to 0:25:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lamar Alexander

Lamar Alexander

0:22:13 to 0:22:35( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: i yield the floor the presiding officer: who yields time? a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: senator from tennessee recognized. mr. alexander: thank, mr. president. the distinguished senator from new hampshire and i are going to engage in a discussion about the

Lamar Alexander

0:22:36 to 0:22:58( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: te that we're going to have at 10:40. but the republican leader on -- is on his way to the floor. when he steps in, i will let him make his remarks and then we will resume. the vote that we're going to have at 10:40 has the following

Lamar Alexander

0:22:59 to 0:23:19( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: problems with it: number one, it's $10 billion to pay for teachers in the state. that's good. but it ties the hands of the governors and the legislature so they can't change their state funding levels if their states are in trouble. second, it's $16 billion for states to pay for medicaid. that sounds good too.

Lamar Alexander

0:23:20 to 0:23:44( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: except it ties the hands of the states and the governors so they can't adjust their state medicaid program. heard the distinguished senator from whington state talk about college students. well, the reason california students are facing a 34% increase in tuition is largely

Lamar Alexander

0:23:45 to 0:24:05( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: caued by california's expenses medicaid. the state program that has so many federal rules, that it keeps going up in cost, and the money that would be going for the university of california or the university of tennessee or the university of new hampshire, instead, goesor medicaid and

Lamar Alexander

0:24:06 to 0:24:26( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: then there's -- goes for medicaid and then there's not money for the university and then what happens the tuition goes up. finally, this is part of the way this bill is paid for i by $10 billion permanent taxes on multinational corporations that would have the effect of driving jobs overseas. just one more action by the

Lamar Alexander

0:24:27 to 0:24:47( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: democratic majority and this administration in the middle of a recession or a time of 10% unemployment that makes it harder to create new jobs in the united states. , i would ask my friend, if i could ask conse colloquy. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. alexander: i would ask my

Lamar Alexander

0:24:48 to 0:25:01( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: friend from new hampshire, the senior member of the budget committee and a former governor of a state, what about the idea of sending money to statesnd then requiring them, in effect,

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