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Loyal fans of -- and company know well -- -- crusade against the eradication of the incandescent lightbulb in the name of going Green.
Well I'm pleased to say have -- on Capitol Hill is doing something about this.
Joining the company is Joseph Barton Republican congressman from Texas comes from welcome to the program I want to hear you assure.
All of our view is all across the country.
That they will have -- investment light -- of what have a what'd they want whenever they want them for the rest of that life.
Would you -- -- of that congress.
I'll assure you that it is going to be a vote on the house floor this summer to pass -- bill to give them that option in.
We're gonna pass -- in the house and in work real hard to get it passed in the senate and then get the president to sign it.
If we're gonna give it our best Texas shot yet -- you -- -- from Texas and I I believe that that's governor Perry.
In Texas and said hey we're in Texas -- -- a bailout divided can invest and build bulbs we want I mean you've got freedom in Texas haven't.
Well if the governor signs the bill and he has until this Sunday to do so any light bulb that's made in Texas.
Can be bought in Texas at the end of the -- you'll have to -- -- -- police that the Texas Oklahoma border in Texas Arkansas and I guess Louisiana -- -- the governor -- the bill which expected to do now.
-- look I'm half under the collar about this because hey I don't want the government telling me which got a light bulb I can have -- -- I don't like the light quality from those I don't know what the coldly if they Alter the -- things I don't want the line quality.
Why are you involved in this.
Well I do think it's it's it's an economic issues the job this units -- personal freedom issue.
I don't think the federal government on the -- American citizens what kind of live about using their home I'm not against that squiggly -- CF else.
But they cost a lot more about four bucks a pop.
It takes -- longer to warm up some of them have Mercury which is very hazardous.
And and you know you've got to leave them on all the time.
To get these so called savings that the environmentalist.
Well about what got us involved we started out this interview by my saying.
You told us that you've got a bill it's gonna be debated on the house floor there's going to be a vote on the house -- You think you're gonna win.
I think we are going to win chairman Upton.
The full committee chairman is very supportive.
I've got some great co sponsors Marsha Blackburn -- Tennessee Michael Burgess think we have another forty or fifty co sponsors.
We have momentum on our side lot of people energized in the Tea Party movement to help us.
And again it's just common sense let the marketplace this.
These other involves there's some people that love them.
They are more expensive and some of them do have the Mercury which is -- Let's just eliminate this band and let the market work and I think a lot of people.
Will benefit from it you've no idea how many of our view is doggone close to lose bringing back the freedom to half -- -- we life.
Congressman Joseph Barton Republican Texas thanks for joining us.
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