First Things First

January 1973
New Republic;1/27/73, Vol. 168 Issue 4, p8
Focuses on the issues in the domestic policies of the administration of U.S. President Richard Nixon. Impetus to the lack of partisan support to the proposed Family Assistance Program; Speculations on the extent of cuts in federal budgets; Affordability of effective health care programs; Reference to the book "The Politics of a Guaranteed Income," by Pat Moynihan; Comparison of the U.S. taxes with other countries; Fact that the Gallup Poll says that the average American still regards crime as his most serious problem; Cancellation of federal commitments to subsidize construction of new low- and middle-income housing which has aided many to find decent places to live; Report that Nixon has canceled programs for soil conservation and rural electrification.


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