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Economy / Tax Cut / Summer Jobs #729638

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 29, 2003
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(Washington: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Campbell Brown) The omission of the child tax credit for minimum wage families from the tax cut bill examined; details given about the last-minute deal to limit the total tax cut. [Yesterday, President BUSH – comments on the child tax credit.] [Child advocate David HARRIS†- says we could have included these children.] [White House press secretary Ari FLEISCHER – says there were many decisions made representing compromise.] [Senator Tom DASCHLE†- says Democrats didn’t know about the cut.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) A drop in unemployment benefits claims noted.

(New York: Anne Thompson) The impact of the weak job market on teenagers looking for summer jobs featured. [Business owner Lorne‡ BRAUN†- comments on the pool of applicants.] [Student Sean WARD‡- comments on his job search.] [Boston Private Industry Council Neil SULLIVAN†- says this is the collateral damage of a recession.] [Ruby’s Diner John FISHER†- praises hiring teenagers.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Brown, Campbell;
Thompson, Anne

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