THE BUDGET: Seeing Red

An organization called the National Rivers and Harbors Congress, composed of state and city officials, port authority members, engineering company executives, etc., is to the pork barrel what Boston is to baked beans. Last week doughty Budget Director Maurice H. Stans. who doesn't care beans about pork-barrel politics, went before an N.R.H.C. conference in Washington to explain why there just isn't enough money for all the rivers and harbors projects that the organization urges on Congress. In fiscal 1959. said Stans, the Federal Government faces a deficit of $8 to $10 billion. True enough. President Eisenhower sent to Congress...

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