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Tax Cut and Jobs Programs / Energy Plan #251734

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 29, 1977
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(Studio) Senator passes Carter tax relief program and public jobs measures. President sends energy proposal bill to Congress
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Senator Finance Committee chairperson Russell Long says tax package's primary benefits are to individuals. [LONG - notes amount of tax cut.] Bill now goes to conference committee ; also incls. business tax credits. Conf. committee chairperson Senator Jennings Randolph guides jobs program through Senator; it must now go thru House [RANDOLPH - outlines impact of bill.]
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(DC) North Carolina school students gather in Rose Garden to see Carter give energy pkg. official sendoff to Congress [CARTER - cites what plan will do for country and energy crisis; asks Beverly Hills School students to help by writing Congmen. to pass bill.] Addition to package since last week re: rebates for small-car buyers after May 1, 1977, if and when rebates passed.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Promise with regard to future rebates for small-car buyers is apparently intended to stem reported rush to buy big cars before legislature passed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Jones, Phil;
Schieffer, Bob

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