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(Studio) Nixon sends Congress first of 4 revenue-sharing proposals designed to replace community aid programs with money shared between cities and states. Plan would transfer such programs as housing and urban renewal to local control.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Boston, Massachusetts) Nixon has stopped almost all housing programs of federal government Wants Congress to replace them with special revenue-sharing plan to begin July, 1974. Even if Congress approves plan is no guarantee local authorities will use funds wisely for housing. Strictly local handling of funds could subject them to local and business pressures. [Boston Mayor Kevin WHITE - says time will be lost even if Congress approves revenue-sharing plan for summer, 1974. Programs for housing already approved under previous admins. have been stopped.] If revenue sharing goes into effect, will no longer be federal program for better housing across country
REPORTER: Lem Tucker
- Reasoner, Harry;
- Tucker, Lem
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