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Senate Proceeding on Dec 14th, 2007 :: 1:26:51 to 1:29:40
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Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:23:21 to 1:26:51( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Robert P. Casey, Jr.

Robert P. Casey, Jr.

1:26:37 to 1:26:51( Edit History Discussion )

Robert P. Casey, Jr.: those in favor of the amendment have 17 minutes, and those opposed have one and a half minutes. mr. schumer: could i ask unanimous consent to borrow one and a half minute -- mr. coburn: i would normally

Sherrod Brown

1:26:51 to 1:27:03( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: happily do that and would do so today. mr. schumer: i yield three minutes to the senator from ohio, senator brown. mr. brown: thank you, senator schumer, and thank you senator coburn for being generous

Sherrod Brown

1:26:51 to 1:29:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sherrod Brown

Sherrod Brown

1:27:03 to 1:27:17( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: with your time and i thank the presiding officer from delaware. thank you. over the past few years the country's lack of problem is not too much credit, it is too much bad credit. too many opportunity

Sherrod Brown

1:27:17 to 1:27:32( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: wrists looking to take -- opportunists looking to take advantage of a situation. many ignored the problems, predatory lending mushroomed. whole neighborhoods have been devastated because foreclosure, it's

Sherrod Brown

1:27:32 to 1:27:45( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: not an isolated event. when homes are foreclosed they affect the homes nearby, the crime rate, the city tax revenues, the entire village of garfield heights or cincinnati all over the state. of

Sherrod Brown

1:27:45 to 1:28:01( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: the 30 cities hit hardest in the nation, six are in ohio. by providing gay loans at a fair price, the f.h.a. program can give tens of thousands of families an alternative to the decidely unfair loans they're

Sherrod Brown

1:28:01 to 1:28:16( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: caught in today. we need to act quickly as senator schumer and senator martinez have said. we need to get this to the -- legislation to the president. every day in dayton, columbus, threudo, in addition

Sherrod Brown

1:28:16 to 1:28:27( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: to -- toledo, every day 200,000 families in ohio lose their homes. every month thousands and thousands of predatory loans are resetting at rates that will be unaffordable to more and more families. this

Sherrod Brown

1:28:27 to 1:28:42( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: legislation is part of the solution. we need to ensure that additional resources for counseling, as senator casey and senator schumer have worked so hard on that were included in the housing appropriation

Sherrod Brown

1:28:42 to 1:28:57( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: bills are signed into law. we need protection for borrowers. we need to change the tax polls yeas senator gregg said and senator stabenow worked on so that families forced to sell their homes at

Sherrod Brown

1:28:57 to 1:29:13( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: a loss don't find themselves slapped with a tax bill. we need to change the bankruptcy laws as senator durbin advocated so homeowners have the same rights in bang rupsy as vacation homeowners do and

Sherrod Brown

1:29:13 to 1:29:26( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: we need to champion the interest of homeowners. next week we hope to adopt rules to strengthen the deceptive mortgage lending practice, i commend senator dodd, senator schumer, senator casey and all of

Sherrod Brown

1:29:26 to 1:29:40( Edit History Discussion )

Sherrod Brown: those who worked hard on this legislation and want to take the further steps to make this -- to deal with this problem better than we have and i yield the floor. the presiding officer: who yields time? a

Mel Martinez

1:29:40 to 1:29:55( Edit History Discussion )

Mel Martinez: setor: how much time is remaining? the presiding officer: 16 minutes remaining.~ mr. coburn: i yield three minutes to senatorat martinez in opposition to my amendment. mr. martinez: i thank the senator

Mel Martinez

1:29:40 to 1:34:31( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mel Martinez

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