Reagan Sends Congress List For Cutting Budget's 'Pork'

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WASHINGTON--President Reagan, who has often said he covets the line-item-veto authority enjoyed by most state governors, has given the Congress a taste of how he would use that power.

He has sent lawmakers a long list of items that he says deserve to be stricken from the federal budget, including funds for a rural-education program and for hearing-loss assessments for Native Hawaiian children.

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