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Senate / Income Incr. #263015

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 08, 1979
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(Studio) Intro. to report
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Vote with regard to Senators' increase in income from lectures and writings detailed. [Senator Dennis DeCONCINI - comments.] Objection to vote by Common Cause stated. [Common Cause spokesperson Fred WERTHEIMER - comments.] Senator Ted Stevens noted as sponsor of change. [STEVENS - comments.] 1977 figure with regard to outside earned income of Senators given. Effect of vote in relationship to President Carter's vol. 7% wage guideline stated.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(Studio) Official salary of Senator reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Jones, Phil;
Mudd, Roger

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