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Budget Dispute / Government Shutdown / Philadelphia, Pennsylvania #162864

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 06, 1996
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(Studio: John Donvan) Report introduced.

(White House : Jerry King) An agreement to end the partial government shutdown brought about by the budget dispute featured. [State of Liberty ferry Glen BARNETT, Museum of Natural History Bruno FROHLICH - talk about their jobs.] [Rainbow Coalition Reverend Jesse JACKSON - promises to fight back.] Agreement among House Republicans and conservative Democrats on how much to curtail Medicare spending noted. [Representatives John KASICH, Bill BREWSTER - comment.] President Clinton's actions on the spending bills making up the federal budget noted.

(Studio: John Donvan) Report introduced.

(Philadelphia: Deborah Amos) The impact of the government shutdown on communities having many federal employees examined; scenes shown from Philadelphia, which has 65,000 federal workers. [Health and Human Services Department secretary Maria GIANPAOLO, Education Department regional director and former mayor Wilson GOODE, school principal Rose SHAMBOURGER - comment.] Examples of work that is backing up cited.

Amos, Deborah;
Donvan, John;
King, Jerry

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