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JUNE 29, 1999  2:07 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT:
Ralph Nader
Ralph Nader or Rob Weissman, 202-387-8030
Ralph Nader to Testify on Corporate Welfare, Business Subsidies
 
WASHINGTON - June 29 - News Advisory:

What: House of Representatives Budget Committee Hearing
Where: Room 210 Cannon House Office Building
When: Wednesday June 30, 10 a.m.
Who: The following people are scheduled to testify at the
hearing:

Panel I:
Ralph Nader

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Panel II:

-- Rep. Dan Miller (R-Fla.)
-- Rep. Edward Royce (R-Calif.)
-- Rep. John Shadegg (R-Ariz.)

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Panel III

-- Rep. David Minge (D-Minn.)
-- Rep. Joseph M. Hoeffel (D-Pa.)
-- Robert Shamansky (D-Ohio) former Member of Congress, 1980-82
-- State Rep. Mike Veon (D) Pennsylvania State House

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Panel IV

-- Thomas Schatz, Citizens Against Government Waste
-- Steve Moore, CATO Institute
-- Robert McIntyre, Citizens for Tax Justice
-- Jill Lancelot, Taxpayers for Common Sense
-- Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform

Details:
Ralph Nader used the term "Corporate Welfare" in a syndicated column as early as 1972. For over two decades he has chronicled tax-payer giveaways by federal, state and local governments.

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