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Natural Gas Deregulation #288785

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 26, 1983
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(Studio) President Reagan reported seeking natural gas deregulation; details given.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) President's argument for deregulation outlined, discussed. [Voice of REAGAN - believes natural gas prices will drop with deregulation.] President's proposal said due on Capitol Hill Monday
REPORTER: John Ferrugia

(DC) [Representative W.G. HEFNER - gives Democrat response to Reagan's address calling for natural gas deregulation.] [Senator James McCLURE - supports President's plan.] [Senator Howard METZENBAUM - will filibuster proposal if necessary.] Possible role of Republican Representatives from Midwest in congress debate considered.
REPORTER: Jayne Miller

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(NYC) Consumer opposition to decontrol examined. [Citizen-Labor Energy Coalition spokesperson Manny FAVARITTO - thinks grass-roots action is necessary.] [Tony GALLO - explains opposition to deregulation.] [Coalition spokesperson Robert BRANDON - thinks decontrol will result in price increases] [Internorth Corp. spokesperson Gordon FEVERA - opposes proposed decontrol.] [Governor James BLANCHARD - believes consumers will be hurt in Michigan.] [Joe TREZZA - notes incrd. prices for everything.]
REPORTER: Chris Kelley

Ferrugia, John;
Kelley, Chris;
Miller, Jayne;
Schieffer, Bob

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