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Gasoline Tax Incr. #281632

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 15, 1982
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REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Saddlebrook, New Jersey) [November 23, President REAGAN - announces gasoline tax program to fund highway repairs.] Amt. hoped to realize by tax and number jobs thought generated mentioned; states' opposition to federal gasoline tax incr. examined. [Governor Thomas KEAN - is frustrated over revenue raising.] Programs scheduled to be cancel led in New Jersey due to lack of funds mentioned. [OK department spokesperson Monty MURPHY - cites size of backlog needs.] [OK legislature Cleta DEATHERAGE - notes inability to sell state tax on top of federal gasoline tax.] State's problems in raising necessary matching funds noted. [KEAN - comments: doesn't believe concept of New Federalism will work without funds.]
REPORTER: David Culhane

Culhane, David;
Rather, Dan

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