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Taxpayers' Revolt / Mayors Conference / White House Concerns #499338

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 19, 1978
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(Studio) Tax revolt effect on mayors conference in Atlanta reported Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson's statements quoted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Atlanta, Georgia) Details given of mayors' discussion of Prop. 13 issue in California and taxpayers' revolt. [Milwaukee Mayor Henry MAIER - disrespects, but pities, Californians who decided to wreck places where they live, out of own frustration.] [Detroit Mayor Coleman YOUNG - says that in order to provide services, mayors must go somewhere or cities will perish, if tax base is cut.] Conf. plans to ask federal assistance noted. [Senator Edward KENNEDY - says cuts must be made in order to restore public confidence in government] President Carter's refusal of mayors' invitation to speak mentioned; Vice President Mondale's speech to group on Tuesdaynoted.
REPORTER: Bob Dotson

(Studio) White House concerns that budget-cutting fever may cause Congress to cut for. aid funds reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Admin. announcement that House committee 's cuts in foreign aid are at minimum United States can take and still meet world-wide obligations to poor stated; concerns about other potential cuts from Congress, in wake of Prop. 13 in California, noted. [Agency for International Dvt. director John GILLIGAN - thinks Prop. 13 has become part of American political folklore and is being applied to all spending on all government levels.] Admin. problems with Congress in foreign aid bill, due to President Carter's pressure on congmen. for domestic spending cuts and request not to cut foreign aid spending, outlined.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

Chancellor, John;
Dotson, Bob;
Woodruff, Judy

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