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Tax Reform / Working Poor #310284

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 14, 1986
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Democrats said using weekly radio address to push for tax overhaul. Senator Bill Bradley quoted with regard to low income workers.

(DC: Bruce Morton) Betty Collins featured. [COLLINS - speaks of earnings.] [Senator Dan. Patrick MOYNIHAN - speaks of tax effect on working poor.] [Brookings Institution Robert REISCHAUER - speaks of tax effect.] Social Security tax increase noted. Change from manufacturing to service-job society noted. [Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Robert GREENSTEIN - speaks of low wages.] Virginia Beverly case cited as one where working led to loss of welfare medical benefits were lost. [BEVERLY - says cannot make earn enough to pay medical bills. Notes welfare monetary incentive for young poor women to have children.] Tax bills being debated in Congress said to benefit working poor. Beverly's and Collins' current tax situations compared to what they would be under House and Senator bills. [COLLINS - takes pride in working.]

Morton, Bruce;
Schieffer, Bob

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