Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania on June 23, 1980 · Page 15
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Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania · Page 15

Altoona, Pennsylvania
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Monday, June 23, 1980
Page 15
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When they're gone they're done! ' Alloona Mirror, Monday, June 23,1»M Page 15 Senate Approves Bill for Construction Funding WASHINGTON (UPI) - Legislation authorizing $2.3 billion for (he construction or rehabilitation of federal buildings around the country In fiscal 1981 has been approved by the Senate- . The Senate passed the bill by a 71-8 vote Friday. U now goes to the House. The bill also reforms the public buildings program of the General' .Services Administration by requiring long range planning for the government's building needs. It gives Congress authority to oversee the federal building pro- gram, and sets policies and priorities to be followed in selecting sites for constructing federal offices around the nation. While the legislation stressed reforms, most of the floor debate centered on amendments by various senators for construction of federal buildings in their slates. •'The Senate approved an amendment by Sen. Robert Dole, R-Kan., that would rename the federal building In iTopeka, Kan. the Sen. Frank Carlson Building. The bill designates 5233 million for new construction, white $1,3 'billion is authorized for leasing space In commercial buildings. The balance Is for such things as operating expenses of the public building program. More than J55 million Is authorized for construction in the Washington metropolitan area, Including $6.8 million for the Pentagon and $5 million for the C[A headquarters in McLean, Va. Other major construction for Washington includes a $12.3 million for a new post office; $11 million for Agriculture South; J8.8 for HEW's Nurtti Building; $6 million for the Mary Swltzer Federal Building; $5.5 for an International Trade Building; $3.4 million for the Justice Building; and $2 million for a federal building in Sultland, Md. Federal building construction projects around the country include: — Omaha, Neb., $40 million for construction not otherwise described In an amendment by Sen. Edward Zorlnsky, D-Neb. — New York "City, $29 million,for a building at One Bowling Green, and 59.4 million for a building at-201 • Varick St. • : - Madison, Wis., $7.8 million for' a federal building and courthouse. — Houlton, Maine, $3 million for a border patrol station. - — Ashland, Ky., J«.e million for a courthouse and office building. — Lexington, Ky., $1.7 million, for a post office and courthouse. — East St. Louis, 111., $2.2'mllllon for a courthouse and parking facility. — Pasadena, Calif., $9,8 million for a federal center. • On All 1980 Model Televisions RG/l XL-100 Portable Color TV • 100% Solid Stale ONLY *269 RC/l 19" Diag. Color TV XL-100 Simulated Walnut Grain Finish ONLY 369 25" Diag. Console Color TV XL-100 With Electronic Tuner ONLY '579 Color Irak Console TV's RCA'S Most Automatic TV • Automatic Color Control, Brightness Sensor and RCA Dependability SAVE up (a Sugg. R«t«ll ROUE FURNITURE . Flank Road t Logan Blvd. Opm Tffl a P.W. Man. Thru Frf. , Till 5:30 Stturdty NOW Breakthrough! Now-closest to tar-free NOW Less than O.OI mg tar is the lowesf Also available in 100s and Soft Pack.' p?T'.;3l,Y;,-.v V fTi: w,!ll* SOP ?KX Miffs. MtMHOI. Watning: The Surgeon General Has .Determined That Cigarette Smoking Is Dangerous to Your Health.

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