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Budget Proposal #94377

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 02, 1985
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(Studio) President Reagan's proposed 1986 budget described; his effort to avoid Congress criticism noted.
REPORTER: Kathleen Sullivan

(DC) President's proposed budget previewed. [On radio, voice of REAGAN - praises budget's objective.] Proposed cuts discussed. [Ntl Low Income Hsing. Coalition spokesperson Barry ZIGAS - predicts incrd. homelessness if budget approved.] Defense said only program targeted for increase, include incrd. research funding for Star Wars system.
REPORTER: Steve Shepard

(DC) Congress's expected reaction to Reagan's budget proposal examined [Voice of Representative Thomas O'NEILL - suggests President defense proposal to the public.] OMB director David Stockman's meeting today with Senator Robert Dole mentioned. [Senator Pete DOMENICI - notes implications of proposed 1986 budget.] [DOLE - cites general willingness to proceed.]
REPORTER: Ann Compton

(Studio) [DOMENICI - discusses mtg with Stockman, budget's chances in Senate, areas of proposed cuts, Social Security's vulnerability.]
REPORTER: Kathleen Sullivan

Compton, Ann;
Shepard, Steve;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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