The Budget: What's Up?

Pincus, Walter
March 1973
New Republic;3/17/73, Vol. 168 Issue 11, p15
Focuses on the budget proposal of President Richard Nixon to cut federal spending in the United States. Views on the energy crisis as supported by the budget; Report that the Atomic Energy Commission is increasing its research on civilian power reactor development; Information on the increase of expenditures on the energy crisis by the Interior Department; Actions of the Federal Aviation Administration; Increase in the special funding for drug abuse prevention; Planning of the National Science Foundation to increase its spending on research applied to national needs; View that the President has forcefully attacked the federal subsidies for agricultural commodities and the new budget shows an increase in payments under the Sugar Act; Report that in his budget message, the President was critical of Congress' extravagance.


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