NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 02, 1975
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(Studio) Chairperson House Ways, Means Committee Al Ullman says President' energy proposals risk making inflation and recession worse. Ullman believes congress Democrats' energy plan too watered down to be effective so Democrats on his committee draft solid, tough proposals of their own. Ullman explains tax on excess use of gasoline.
REPORTER: Edwin Newman
(DC) [On "Face The Nation," courtesy CBS, ULLMAN - hopes system can be devised with no tax for basic use of gasoline; use beyond basic amount would be subject to tax.] Under Ullman's plan, gasoline tax to reach 40 cents per gallon by 1979; each driver in family to be allowed 9 gals. per wk. without tax; revenue to go into trust fund for energy development and conservation. Details of Ways and Means Committee proposals outlined.
REPORTER: Ray Scherer
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