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National Transportation Policy / Bush #332079

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 08, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Reports introduced.

(Washington: Norman Robinson) President Bush's new transportation policy examined; details given of problems within status quo; scenes shown. [BUSH - explains plan.] [Representatives Dan GLICKMAN, Charles SCHUMER - say Bush is forcing states to raise taxes.] [Transportation Secretary Samuel SKINNER - defends policy proposal.] Plan's recommendations outlined on screen. Skinner quoted regarding how poor states would manage road repairs.

(Los Angeles: Jerry Bowen) Bush's transportation policy assessed; details given; scenes shown. [American Public Transit Authority Jack GILSTRAP - says federal government is not doing enough to solve transportation problems.] [Georgia transportation commissioner Hal RIVES - says states need money.] Traffic problems in Los Angeles area discussed. [Newport Beach, California, city council John COX - comments on problems here.] California reported voting on transportation package that includes gas tax increase. [Santa Clara County, California, supervisor Rod DIRIDON - says state is doing all it can and needs federal aid.]

Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan;
Robinson, Norman

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