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Georgia / Federal Government Sued #26413

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 21, 1973
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(Studio) Georgia suing government for release of funds approved by Congress, impounded by President
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Atlanta, Georgia) Georgia highway projects cut and halted by President $24 million cut from Georgia highway funds. Environmental Protection Agency money cut $20 million and many towns pouring untreated sewage in water eventually reaching Atlanta. [Environmental Protection Agency spokesperson R. S. HOWARD - says small towns-need funds to accommodate growth, water supply, etc.] Congress voted to provide' money. [Assistant state attorney general Al EVANS - believes President's act unconst. Congress has power to make laws, President must execute laws.]
REPORTER: Bill Wordham

Smith, Howard K.;
Wordham, Bill

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