ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 29, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The weekly look at how the government spends taxpayers' money introduced.
(Washington: John Martin) The cost of the Pentagon's military commissary program examined; details given of the Pentagon's plans to extend the eligibility for commissary shoppers to include reservists and retired reservists because of the downsizing of the military. [Air Force reservist Dick EDMONDS, Defense Commissary Agency director Major General Richard BEALE - praise the system.] [Food Marketing Institution Tim HAMMONDS - scoffs.] The CBO's plans to phase out the commissaries to save taxpayer dollars noted.
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