(House of Representatives - October 13, 2011)

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                         CHINESE CURRENCY BILL

  (Ms. HOCHUL asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 
  Ms. HOCHUL. I rise in support of bipartisan, job-creating legislation 
to crack down on the unfair manipulation of Chinese currency.
  Businesses in my district, like Pyrotek and I Squared R Element, are 
ready to lead the resurgence of American manufacturing, but these 
businesses are competing on an unlevel playing field.
  For far too long, China has gotten away with manipulating its 
currency to make Chinese exports to America cheaper and American 
exports to China more expensive. There is overwhelming bipartisan 
support to hold China accountable. Level the playing field, and I would 
put my team up against any team in this world--second to none. The 
Currency Reform for Fair Trade

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Act would enhance our economic security; it would enhance our national 
security; and it would help create over 1 million jobs here in America.
  I call on the leadership of this House to bring this legislation to a 
vote, and I call on all of my colleagues to support it.