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Senate / Tax Bill / Public Jobs Program #493357

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 29, 1977
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(Studio) Senator votes tax cut for couples and individuals; however, Social Security taxes went up last year and this year Senator also votes to simplify tax return forms.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Details of tax bill noted. Senator also approves public works projects bill. President Carter had said he might veto business tax credit portion of tax bill, but Senator Russell Long says tax credits needed to create jobs. [LONG - says congress surveys indicate business tax credits will help economy] Mbrs. of Congress had gotten idea Treasury Secretary Michael Blumenthal and OMB dir. Bert Lance favor tax credits, so with favorable vote, are confident President won't veto it.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine: No artist given

Brinkley, David;
Levine:, Irving R.

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