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July 19, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
House Panel Restores Some NASA Funding: The Appropriations Committee has restored funding for the Cassini probe to Saturn, a project at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena that accounts for more than 1,000 jobs. The committee also rescinded an appropriations subcommittee report that recommended closing three National Aeronautics and Space Administration centers in Virginia, Tennessee and Maryland and transferring some of the work to JPL and Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif.
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February 3, 1998 | VICKI TORRES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Small Business Administration is requesting a slightly bigger budget for fiscal 1999, including funding to check criminal backgrounds of loan seekers. SBA Administrator Aida Alvarez said Monday that $1 million of the agency's proposed $724.4-million budget would be spent creating a computerized criminal history checking system that could cut loan losses by $25 million.
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March 1, 1996 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Internal Revenue Service will audit 18% fewer tax returns this year, resulting from a sharp reduction by Congress in the agency's budget, IRS Commissioner Margaret Richardson said in an interview Thursday. The agency is planning to audit 1.4% of all returns this year, down from 1.7% last year--a cutback at a time when the agency is increasingly concerned that long-term changes in the economy could make it harder to keep track of taxpayers.
BUSINESS
March 1, 1996 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Internal Revenue Service will audit 18% fewer tax returns this year, resulting from a sharp reduction by Congress in the agency's budget, IRS Commissioner Margaret Richardson said in an interview Thursday. The agency is planning to audit 1.4% of all returns this year, down from 1.7% last year--a cutback at a time when the agency is increasingly concerned that long-term changes in the economy could make it harder to keep track of taxpayers.
BUSINESS
February 3, 1998 | VICKI TORRES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Small Business Administration is requesting a slightly bigger budget for fiscal 1999, including funding to check criminal backgrounds of loan seekers. SBA Administrator Aida Alvarez said Monday that $1 million of the agency's proposed $724.4-million budget would be spent creating a computerized criminal history checking system that could cut loan losses by $25 million.
BUSINESS
July 19, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
House Panel Restores Some NASA Funding: The Appropriations Committee has restored funding for the Cassini probe to Saturn, a project at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena that accounts for more than 1,000 jobs. The committee also rescinded an appropriations subcommittee report that recommended closing three National Aeronautics and Space Administration centers in Virginia, Tennessee and Maryland and transferring some of the work to JPL and Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif.
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