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Carter's Energy Plan / House Action #494409

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 09, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter's energy plan meets with rejection in House committee
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) House Ways and Means Committee votes against rebates for small car buyers. Representatives Stark and Vanik argue issue; details given. Committee reduces penalties on gas guzzling cars. Committee chairperson Al Ullman and Representative Dan. Rostenkowski intro. watered-down version of gas guzzlers tax; details. [ULLMAN - bill very difficult to get through Congress] [Representative Guy VANDER JAGT - expresses disgust with comte. vote. No energy will be saved.] Committee votes to end income tax deductions allowed for state and local gas taxes. Ways and Means Committee also kills standby gasoline tax.
REPORTER: John Cochran Artist: Betty Wells

(Studio) White House not totally flabbergasted by other House committee actions. House committee votes to remove federal price controls from newly discovered natural gas.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Cochran, John

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