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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Senator meeting to discuss raising Veterans Administration to cabinet level reported Report introduced.
(DC: Jacqueline Adams) Veterans Administration featured. [In January 1981, President REAGAN - pledges to reduce size of government] Issue of reduction of cabinet noted. [In November 1987, REAGAN - says vets. deserve recognition.] Veterans Administration budget discussed. [Heritage Fndn. Burton PINES - says moving agency to cabinet level position always leads to higher spending.] [Veterans Administration administration Thomas TURNAGE - says we are already third biggest agency in government] Voting strength of vets. bloc described. [Representative Jack BROOKS - says vets. need chance to make position known.] House of Representatives' approval of change of Veterans Administration to cabinet level noted.
- Adams, Jacqueline;
- Spencer, Susan
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