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Budget Cuts / New York / Chicago, Illinois, Church #159169

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 04, 1995
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.

(New York: Ned Potter) The impact of state and local government budget cutbacks on small programs examined; details given of two small programs that may be chopped off. [Elderly patient Joseph MISUOLO - praises at-home medical care.] [January 1, New York Governor George PATAKI - says government will be reduced.] [Long Island University student Dawn MUNIZ - comments.] The view that responsibility must shift from the government to the private sector detailed. [Campaign Against Hunger Doreen WOHL - says it is not realistic.]

(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Ron Claiborne) The role of Chicago's Progressive Community Church in providing community services in an impoverished neighborhood featured; scenes shown to illustrate the services offered by the church. [Reverend B. Herbert MARTIN, volunteer Lorraine BOGAN, mother Teffany HARDY - cite the people's human service needs met by the church.] The increased burden on such churches that occur as the federal government moves to cut back its services noted. [Bread for the World David BECKMANN - worries about the proposed cuts.]

Claiborne, Ron;
Potter, Ned;
Serafin, Barry

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