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Senate Proceeding on Sep 14th, 2010 :: 2:37:25 to 2:39:05
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Mary Landrieu

2:37:22 to 2:37:43( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: performing have the appropriate forebearance to get through this trough in the legislation. ms. landrieu: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from louisiana is recognized. ms. landrieu: the senator from virginia is absolutely correct, and he has put his finger on two pending and very serious problems. one is the regulation direction

Mary Landrieu

2:37:25 to 2:39:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mary Landrieu

Mary Landrieu

2:37:44 to 2:38:04( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: being driven by some of the new legislation we passed. he would know this because as a member of the banking committee, he has been such a strong advocate for commonsense regulation and supporting community banks. so he is absolutely correct. and you do have my commitment through the small business committee to keep this issue

Mary Landrieu

2:38:05 to 2:38:27( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: alive and in view so that we can find some appropriate solution, senator. i think that he raises an absolutely, very key point. the second point the senator from virginia has put his finger on is the $2 trillion in capital just sitting there. one thing that may spur their interest is the zero capital

Mary Landrieu

2:38:28 to 2:38:48( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: gains rate in this bill, should they take some of that $2 trillion in capital and invest in some small businesses that have a capitalization level below $50 million. that's one thing that could help encourage them. they will pay no tax -- none -- on the money they earn through that investment, which would be an incentive. but there are some additional

Mary Landrieu

2:38:49 to 2:39:05( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: things i think we could do, and i would like to work with you senator, because your leadership is really very needed at this time, and your particular background as a successful businessperson, as a governor. so, you're right, this bill is not a silver bullet. it's a good first step, but there are some other things we

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