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  • Presidential Health Care Proposal
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    Presidential Health Care Proposal

    The first lady talked about the President Clinton’s health care reform proposal at a health care forum in Kansas City, Missouri. She stated that the president will not support a plan that…

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  • Closing Plenary Session
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    Closing Plenary Session

    During a break between speeches by Senator Dole and President Clinton, members of the National Governors' Association celebrated those who would not run for reelection. They also spoke…

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  • Health Care Reform
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    Health Care Reform

    President Clinton met with small business owners at the Topeka Foundry and Ironworks Company in Topeka, Kansas. In his remarks, the President reviewed and took questions on the key…

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  • North American Free Trade Agreement Signing
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    North American Free Trade Agreement Signing

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  • North American Free Trade Agreement
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    North American Free Trade Agreement

    The president, vice president, and thirteen U.S. governors briefed reporters on the effort to garner support for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Governors Richards, Thompson, and Lowry…

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  • Kansas Governor Retirement Statement
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    Kansas Governor Retirement Statement

    The governor announced that she will retire primarily due to the energy required to handle political concerns. She indicated that she would remain active in public service.

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  • Midwest Flood Relief
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    Midwest Flood Relief

    The Department of Housing and Urban Development sponsored a meeting of federal, state and local officials on the rebuilding efforts for people affected by the massive flooding of the…

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  • FederalState Government Relations
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    Federal-State Government Relations

    Senate Minority Leader Senator Dole spoke during the closing plenary session of the National Governors' Association on issues involving both state and federal governments, including health care, education…

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  • Midwest Flood Relief
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    Midwest Flood Relief

    Governor Finney and Governor Carnahan discussed the extent of flood damage in their states and the Clinton administration’s funding legislation to help victims of this summer’s massive…

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  • Midwest Flood Relief
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    Midwest Flood Relief

    Cameras looked on as Vice President Gore spoke via conference telephone call to several governors in the Midwest states affected by flooding of the Mississippi River. The vice president sat…

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  • Women in Politics
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    Women in Politics

    The guests each spoke on their personal experiences in politics. Ms. Pryce, who is a Republican congressional candidate, commented on her background and her challenges in the political…

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  • US Trade Policy
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    U.S. Trade Policy

    The committee on international trade headed by Governor Walters of Oklahoma discussed U.S. trade policy with emphasis on trade to Russia. The meeting was highlighted with a speech by Robert…

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  • Kansas State of the State Address
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    Kansas State of the State Address

    Governor Joan Finney delivered her state of the state address to the Kansas legislature.

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  • State Issues
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    State Issues

    Governor Finney discussed issues being covered by the National Governors' Association.

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  • Transportation in America
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    Transportation in America

    The members of the panel discussed current issues of transportation, such as gasoline taxes, and their effect on state highway funds. They also talked about interstate commerce.

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  • The States and the Federal Budget
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    The States and the Federal Budget

    Governor Finney discussed how states provide services during the current recession.

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  • Kansas State of the State Address
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    Kansas State of the State Address

    Ms. Finney, Kansas' first female governor and the oldest person to be elected governor in Kansas' history, defeated the incumbent Republican governor in the 1990 November election. Her…

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  • Kansas State of the State Address
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    Kansas State of the State Address

    Governor Finney delivered her inaugural state of the state address to the state legislature.

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