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Senate / Tuition Tax Credit #259156

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 15, 1978
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(Studio) Senate vote on tuition tax credit, eliminating benefits for private and parochial schools, reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Details of Senate vote given. [Senator Robert PACKWOOD - states reasons as religious bigotry and view of some that bill is unconstitutional.] [Senator Ernest HOLLINGS - says religious bigotry not reason; notes Catholic Senators supported elimination of elementary and secondary private and parochial federal aid.] [Senator Budget Committee chairperson Edmund MUSKIE - says country can't afford this bill; states reasons.] Contd. debate on other provisions of bill noted. House passage of different tuition tax credit bill reported President Carter's indication of plans to veto tuition tax credit bill cited.
REPORTER: Phil Jones Artist: Arthur Lien

Jones, Phil;
Mudd, Roger

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