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Appropriations Bills Delays / Government and Military Paychecks #255031

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 11, 1978
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(Studio) Uncertainty by some federal government and military personnel about their upcoming paychecks because of congress delay in passing appropriations bills for Depts. of Defense, Labor, Energy and Department of Health, Education and Welfare reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details given about holdup in mailing of military checks at finance center like Army center in Indianapolis, given. Threats by some government workers not to report to jobs if checks not mailed and reports of similar threats by some military personnel stated. Congress source's report that President Carter may not sign appropriations bill until wkend. noted. Defense Department, Navy, House and Senator mentioned.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Cronkite, Walter;
Pappas, Ike

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