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August 6, 1999 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Moving closer to a showdown over spending with President Clinton, the House passed a bill Thursday that intentionally bypasses Congress' own budget ceilings by classifying $4.5 billion in funding for the 2000 census as an "emergency" appropriation. The measure, which provides $35.
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July 17, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Federal researchers will get an additional $50 million over the next five years for research into the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's disease, including the potential for a vaccine, President Clinton announced. The money will help build on preliminary findings made public last week about the search for a vaccine against the progressive, degenerative brain disease that afflicts 4 million Americans. The aging of the baby boom generation will push the total to 14 million by 2050.
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August 5, 1999 | From Associated Press
The Senate on Wednesday approved $7.4 billion in assistance for farmers hurt by depressed crop prices, setting the stage for negotiations with the House. Democrats and some farm-state Republicans wanted more money, including special assistance for Eastern growers who are suffering through one of the region's worst droughts this century. GOP leaders beat back several attempts to fatten the package, but they signaled their willingness to consider adding money later, during talks with the House.
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August 8, 1999 | From Associated Press
Suspicious of their party leaders in Washington, Republican governors applauded Congress' tax cut plan Saturday but warned that they will not let GOP lawmakers raid state budgets to pay for it. Republican congressional leaders have considered asking the nation's governors to return up to $6 billion in welfare money to help balance the books on their 10-year, $792-billion tax cut proposal.
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August 8, 1999 | From Associated Press
Suspicious of their party leaders in Washington, Republican governors applauded Congress' tax cut plan Saturday but warned that they will not let GOP lawmakers raid state budgets to pay for it. Republican congressional leaders have considered asking the nation's governors to return up to $6 billion in welfare money to help balance the books on their 10-year, $792-billion tax cut proposal.
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July 17, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Federal researchers will get an additional $50 million over the next five years for research into the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer's disease, including the potential for a vaccine, President Clinton announced. The money will help build on preliminary findings made public last week about the search for a vaccine against the progressive, degenerative brain disease that afflicts 4 million Americans. The aging of the baby boom generation will push the total to 14 million by 2050.
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June 7, 1988 | United Press International
Japan, in an annual government report issued today, blamed the U.S. trade and budget deficits for dampening world trade and investment and called on Americans to be more competitive and produce more goods. The 1988 White Paper on International Trade, submitted to Prime Minister Noboru Takeshita's Cabinet, also urged Japan to break with its past strategy of emphasizing market share in foreign markets and concentrate on domestic markets.
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May 26, 1996
Re "Freedom Dreams" and the Chinese illegal immigrants being held: Would someone please tell me why the United States government is spending millions of dollars of taxpayers' money to take care of people who have violated our sovereign borders? We cannot even feed our own hungry and homeless, and millions of Americans have no health insurance. Why are these illegal people entitled to free room and board and medical care? They have the right to be treated humanely, but not taken care of. They should have been returned on the first freighter going to the China Sea. SAM POHL Montclair Regarding the Letters in Life & Style on May 19, Sergio Souza's letter about "Freedom Dreams" shows common sense and compassion.
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October 27, 1987 | TED ROHRLICH, Times Staff Writer
A Palo Alto businessman embroiled in a libel dispute with the Soviet government newspaper Izvestia filed a $10-million claim against the U.S. government on Monday, alleging that it was improperly attempting to pressure him to give up his fight. Raphael Gregorian charged the United States with wrongdoing for attempting to help Izvestia, which called him a spy, serve him with documents from a Moscow court.
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August 6, 1999 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Moving closer to a showdown over spending with President Clinton, the House passed a bill Thursday that intentionally bypasses Congress' own budget ceilings by classifying $4.5 billion in funding for the 2000 census as an "emergency" appropriation. The measure, which provides $35.
NEWS
August 5, 1999 | From Associated Press
The Senate on Wednesday approved $7.4 billion in assistance for farmers hurt by depressed crop prices, setting the stage for negotiations with the House. Democrats and some farm-state Republicans wanted more money, including special assistance for Eastern growers who are suffering through one of the region's worst droughts this century. GOP leaders beat back several attempts to fatten the package, but they signaled their willingness to consider adding money later, during talks with the House.
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