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House / Unfunded Mandates #158219

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 01, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) House passage of the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act, which forces the federal government to pay for expensive new laws on the city and state level, featured; details given of the limits of the bill as passed. [Representatives Thomas DAVIS, John LEWIS, James MORAN - offer views on the bill.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Philadelphia: Ned Potter) The cost of unfunded mandates to the cities and the impact the new law could have examined; three examples of costs cited. [Philadelphia Mayor Ed RENDELL - complains about the cost of federal laws.] [California Representative George MILLER - explains why the reform could create new problems.]

Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Ned

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