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Cong. Pay Raise #567191

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 05, 1989
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Concern by Democratic House of representatives members over pay raise issue noted. Report introduced.

(White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia: Ken Bode) Representative Jim Wright's compromise plan to deal with pay raise for Congressmen reported; scenes shown. [WRIGHT - says commission decided Congressmen should not have to vote on own pay; recommends reduction to 30 percent pay hike.] Opposition of press's coverage of pay raise issue noted. [Representative Al SWIFT - criticizes press.] [Representatives Vic FAZIO, Tom DOWNEY - comment.]

Bode, Ken;
Utley, Garrick

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