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Focus (States of Distress) #580535

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 07, 1991
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Reports introduced.

(Hartford: Stephen Frazier) State governments in states of distress examined; scenes shown from Connecticut, where newly elected Governor Lowell Weicker has angered state residents by laying off state workers and calling for state taxes. [MAN, WEICKER - talk about taxes.]

(Los Angeles: Bill Lagattuta) State debt in California examined. [Governor Pete WILSON - says it is a budget emergency.] [CALIFORNIAN - comments.] [Assemblyman John VASCONCELLOS - cites state's problems.] [WILSON - talks about taxes.] Areas that may be taxed reviewed. [California rural assistance foundation Marc BROWN - says the wealthy need to have taxes raised.]

(Studio: Garrick Utley, Stephen Frazier; Los Angeles: Bill Lagattuta) State taxes discussed.

Frazier, Stephen;
Lagattuta, Bill;
Utley, Garrick

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