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Bakersfield Californian (Newspaper) - March 31, 1974, Bakersfield, California Welfare recedes funds Cut Ehr Sarni Firtell alien Matt sunday March. 31,1974 5 Khy Biscayne Fea i Pic president Nixon announced saturday he is asking Congress to Cut welfare appropriations by almost $800 million in the current fiscal year due in part to the first major drop in the nations welfare Rolls in years. A this reduction in costs to the taxpayer can be made without in any Way reducing welfare benefits to eligible recipients a he said in an announcement issued at his vacation Home Here. Nixon said americans heretofore have had to live a with a continuing upward spiral in both the size1 of the welfare Rolls and the Cost of welfare he added a the tale has been a tragic one and because the welfare system is marred with inequities it has also been an outrageous one to both recipients and taxpayers. Now he said Casper Weinberg Secretary of health education and welfare who has reported a encouraging evidence that we Are beginning to make some Progress in the welfare sen. Birch Bayh b ind., who forecast the president s action Friday said then it meant a we can now return this Money to the Treasury to fund other important programs such As those providing jobs Tor those who need Bayh has proposed using half the welfare savings for a Public service employment program in High unemployment areas. He also is pushing an Amend ment to rescind is billion from hew s current budget. Nixon a proposed Cut would mainly affect Aid to families with dependent children Ardc which at the end of december was funnelling Aid to 10.8 million recipients. Nixon said however that this was a in oils a far he Quot a net reduction of 255 thousand since december 1072. A we Are starting at list to turn Back the eve creasing welfare r which have become tragic Way of Lite for too Many americans a said. The president said very significant Factor in the reduction in the welfare Rolls was the improvement in the management of the Ardc program a in eluding e establishment of Federal state Quality control programs. A this Effort soon revealed that the problem was larger than originally thought a Nixon said a errors in eligibility and payment Levels were found in 41 per cent of the cases. This to Spur administrative improvements by Federal local and state officials alike. He said the proposed million reduction was in addition to welfare sax Ings previously anticipated in he fiscal 1875 Budge t. A while encouraging this improvement in the welfare picture in no Wax eliminates the great necessity for i replacement of the nation s welfare programs with a More Equita ble and efficient system a Nixon said Quot Secretary Weinberger is now in the midst of his study of possible legislative proposals and i expect to receive his recommendations later this year. Soon thereafter. I will submit a legislative proposal to the chinese Jet makes its first flight to . Tokyo up a .-built chinese jetliner flew toward new York i rom peking saturday the first flight to the United states by a chinese commercial Airliner. The plane a Boeing 707 that China bought from the United states last summer made its first Stop in Tokyo and after 90 minutes there took off at 5 . 4 . Edt for new York via Anchorage. Alaska. In Tokyo japanese foreign ministry officials said the flight was designed to demonstrate China a civil aviation technology and to pave the Way for regular service Between China and the United states. A japanese Pilot accompanied the chinese Crew on its flight to the United states. On its flight to Tokyo from peking via Shanghai the jetliner carried players of China North Vietnam the Viet Cong and Patchet lao who will compete in the 2nd annual table Tennis championships in Yokohama april 2-15. The Only previous commercial connection Between the United states and China came when american commercial airliners flew into China Dur ing president Nixon s historic visit to peking in february 1972. The chinese aircraft landed in Tokyo at 3 30 . 1 30 . Edt in de i special permission by the japanese transport ministry in View of the absence of a civil aviation pact Between the two nations. Negotiations on an aviation treaty have been under Way since Tokyo and peking set up diploma tie relations in september 1972. China reportedly is seeking the right for its Flag Carrier to serve Points beyond Tokyo. Henry Block has 17 reasons Why you should come to us for income tax help. Reason 12. We have had years of experience and our people have been specially trained. We will do our Best in preparing your return and then Well carefully Check it for accuracy. 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