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Senate / Balanced Budget Amendment / The States #158569

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 28, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The Senate debate over the balanced budget amendment, which comes up for vote today, featured; scenes shown from the Senate floor. [Senators Sam NUNN, John BREAUX, Byron DORGAN, Robert BYRD, Rick SANTORUM, Bob DOLE - state positions on the amendment.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The process through which a balanced budget amendment must pass reviewed.

(Washington: Stephen Aug) How the states disguise their economies to make budgets appear balanced examined; the case of New Jersey outlined on screen. [January 24, Governor Christine Todd WHITMAN - says the budget is balanced.] [Former New York state comptroller Edward REGAN, New Jersey senate president Donald DiFRANCESCO - explain how state money is moved and borrowed.]

Reporter(s):
Aug, Stephen;
Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:05:10

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