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Oklahoma / Budget Crisis #293686

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 07, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) Oklahoma's budget crisis over decline in oil and gas revenues examined. [State senate Marvin YORK - fears state's most severe budget crisis since Great Depression.] Anticipated number state employees losing jobs outlined, discussed; impact on essential services described. [YORK - equates Oklahoma's economy situation with that of Nigeria; explains.] Governor George Nigh's efforts to raise taxes to head off crisis and state legislature's response noted. "The Daily Oklahoman's" criticism of governor mentioned. [NIGH - considers it blackmail by press.] "Oklahoman's" method explained, illustrated.
REPORTER: Carlos Aguilar

Aguilar, Carlos;
Schieffer, Bob

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