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Senate Proceeding on Sep 26th, 2008 :: 1:39:04 to 1:45:36
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Debbie Stabenow

1:23:59 to 1:39:04( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Debbie Stabenow

Debbie Stabenow

1:38:39 to 1:39:04( Edit History Discussion )

Debbie Stabenow: west virginia is notified we are in a quorum call mr. byrd: i ask unanimous consent the call of the quorum be rescinded. the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered. the senator may proceed.

Chuck Grassley

1:39:04 to 1:39:23( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: mr. byrd: i thank the chair. mr. president, am i recognized? the presiding officer: the senator from west virginia is recognized. mr. byrd: i thank the chair. mr. president, i support the reid-byrd

Chuck Grassley

1:39:04 to 1:45:36( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Chuck Grassley

Chuck Grassley

1:39:23 to 1:39:46( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: economic stimulus package. over the past week, congressional leaders have been working with administration officials to craft a bail out package for wall street but if we're going to bail out wall

Chuck Grassley

1:39:46 to 1:40:18( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: street, we also need to help main street. the president's failed fiscal policies have resulted in higher unemployment, hardship in coping with rising food costs, higher energy costs and increased

Chuck Grassley

1:40:18 to 1:40:53( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: dependence on foreign oil. if the president thinks -- if the president thinks that a $700 billion bailout for wall street is good for america the president, your president, my president, our president, should

Chuck Grassley

1:40:53 to 1:41:33( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: certainly support a $56 billion investment program to create jobs on main street. the unemployment rate now stands at 6.1%, the highest rate since september 2003. the unemployment rate is up 1.4% since

Chuck Grassley

1:41:33 to 1:42:08( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: last august. the u.s. economy has lost jobs every month this year. a total of 605,000 jobs. the stimulus package extends unemployment benefits by seven weeks in all states and another 13 weeks in high-unemployment

Chuck Grassley

1:42:08 to 1:42:38( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: states. food prices have increased by 7.5% this year after increasing 4.9% in 2007. in order to help low-income individuals cope with rising food prices, the stimulus package temporarily increases food

Chuck Grassley

1:42:38 to 1:43:07( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: stamp benefits by 10% and includes $450 million for the women, infants and children -- w.i.c -- program which would allow 625,000 women and children to receive benefits. $50 million is included for food

Chuck Grassley

1:43:07 to 1:43:42( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: banks, $30 million for the commodity supplemental food program, and $60 million for senior meals programs, providing 18.5 million more -- 18 million more meals to seniors. there are consequences

Chuck Grassley

1:43:42 to 1:44:22( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: -- you hear me? there are consequences for failing to invest in america. what are they? bridges fall into rivers, yes. ads and subways are congested to the breaking point. fema cannot respond to a major

Chuck Grassley

1:44:22 to 1:44:46( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: disaster. fuel prices -- hear me? fuel prices go through the roof. this stimulus package includes $10.8 billion -- that's $10.80 for every minute -- for every minute since jesus christ was born. get

Chuck Grassley

1:44:46 to 1:45:04( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: that? that's a lot of money. this stimulus package includes $10.8 billion for building and repairing highways, bridges, mass transit, airports, and amtrak creating 384,000 jobs, $50 million for the

Chuck Grassley

1:45:04 to 1:45:36( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: economic development administration to help communities impacted by a massive job -- by massive job losses due to corporate restructuring, $5 million for the "cops" program to hire 6,500 police officers,

James Inhofe

1:45:36 to 1:46:07( Edit History Discussion )

James Inhofe: $6 million for clean water systems that would create 24,000 jobs, and $2 billion for school construction that would create 32,300 jobs. 29 states are facing a $52 billion shortfall in revenues in

James Inhofe

1:45:36 to 1:50:37( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: James Inhofe

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