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Senate Proceeding on Aug 4th, 2010 :: 0:34:25 to 0:35:50
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Lamar Alexander

0:34:23 to 0:34:43( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: constituent -- and to reward constituencies who happen to be very supportive of the other party. mr. alexander: if i may say in response to the comment from the senator from kentucky, this country that was created by states which then created a central government limited powers now has the central government that is make the states the wards of the central government.

Lamar Alexander

0:34:25 to 0:35:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lamar Alexander

Lamar Alexander

0:34:44 to 0:35:04( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: in the state ofennessee, this year i believe for the first time the amount, the dollars in the state budget are more than half dollars that come from the federal government. and in addition to the dollars tkproplg here, the rules -- the dollars coming from here, the rules come from here. if the senator from new hampshire or kentucky is trying

Lamar Alexander

0:35:05 to 0:35:25( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: to say medicaid coverage is out of control. it's ruining our colleges and universities because we have no money left for them. we want to change the eligibility. that's been the case during the last ten years. we've had medicaid spending going up in the states by 70% or 80% over a seven- or eight-year period of time. and funding at public universities at a low level and

Lamar Alexander

0:35:26 to 0:35:46( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: tuitions, therefore, going way up. the governor is saying, let's do something about medicaid, and then we pass a bill and we say to the governors, don't you change medicaid. you're not allowed if you take this money to save even money in medicaid. so spending for medicaid goes up because we require it to go up. and that means tuitions in

Lamar Alexander

0:35:47 to 0:35:50( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar Alexander: kentucky, new hampshire, tennessee, california, all across this country are going to

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