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Senate Proceeding on Sep 8th, 2009 :: 3:29:35 to 3:30:45
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John Ensign

3:29:17 to 3:29:39( Edit History Discussion )

John Ensign: instance, somebody cleaning the hotel rooms -- if they don't have that job, they don't have that money to be able to go to a fast-food restaurant or go to a store to buy clothes or whatever it is. they have to and even if have the job, if things have been cut back -- in the tourism industry, a lot of people work for tips. and as those tips have gone down, that ripple effect has

John Ensign

3:29:35 to 3:30:45( Edit History Discussion )
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John Ensign

3:29:40 to 3:30:01( Edit History Discussion )

John Ensign: happened through the economy literally across america today. my state hats felt more than any other state. more than other state. it affects restaurants. i'm a veterinarian. it affects the veterinary business. it affects dentists. it affects throughout the entire economy.

John Ensign

3:30:02 to 3:30:23( Edit History Discussion )

John Ensign: it affects industry. it's almost like a negative ripple effect when those jobs are being lost in the tourist industry. what wre trying to have is a positive ripple effect, where we create tourist jobs start creating other jobs in other sectors. i think it's a great question on the ripple effect with tourist ind mr. dorgan: let me mention

John Ensign

3:30:24 to 3:30:45( Edit History Discussion )

John Ensign: again the u.s. commerce sent a letter in strong support of this precisely because of the job-creating nature of this legislation. mr. ensign: mr. president, i yield the floor, and i guess all time has the presiding officer: all time has expired. under the previous order, the motion to proceed to the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked to senate amendment 1347 is agreed to, the motion to reconsider is

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