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Budget Cuts #514492

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 12, 1981
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(Studio) Impact of upcoming budget cuts on number of civil servants employed noted.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(DC) Experiences of Dr. Franklin Streitfeld and Erwin Bloom as government employees cited as representative of problems faced in government budget cutting. [STREITFELD, BLOOM - comment.] [Representatives Michael BARNES, Patricia SCHROEDER - criticize current measures used to eliminate civil servants.] [Don. DEVINE - acknowledges problems in productivity and cost.] No. fired by administration so far and other aspects of ripple effect discussed. [Robert LILLEY, Roberta GERBER, Linda MARTENS, Sylvia McNEIL - comment on their personal situations.] [DEVINE - notes labor's reliance on seniority.]
REPORTER: Bob Abernethy

(Studio) Congress noted raising salaries of civil servants such as Streitfeld; details given.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Abernethy, Bob;
Savitch, Jessica

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