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Congress / Pay Raises #47296

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 16, 1977
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(Studio) Recommendation to give government officials raises cited; Senator passed on chance to vote against it; if House doesn't say no to it, raises effective Sunday
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(DC) Congress passed law 10 years ago so they'd never have to vote own pay raises again; now in trouble with constituents and some of own colleagues because there's no vote. Today's House action noted; comments of Speaker Tip O'Neill, Representatives Larry Pressler of South Dakota, Millicent Fenwick of New Jersey, Chas. Wilson of California and Republican leader John Rhodes cited.
REPORTER: Brit Hume Artist: Freda Reiter

Reporter(s):
Hume, Brit;
Walters, Barbara
Duration:
00:01:40

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