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Page 14-Wednesday, June 14, 1978-The Michigan Daily

Lobby bill
approved
by state
Senate

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"I don't believe it's lobby reform or
political reform. This Senate doesn't
have the guts to clean up the system. It
is not lobby reofrm but only another
advantage to labor organizations who
already control the legislature," said
Welborn.
WELBORN SAID the United Auto
Workers (UAW) and other large lobby
groups supported the bill because it
would still allow them to "buy the
legislators."
Corbin objected, asserting the bill
will force the disclosure of all lobby
groups regardless of their relative
power.
Corbin said he knewthe bill would be
passed easily but said he expected close
votes on all of the amendments. He said
the amendment concerning the
seminars and conferences was very

significant. "That was a very positive
sign. It was a crucial vote," he said..
A MILD controversy developed when
Sen. John Hertel (D-Harper Woods) in-
troduced a motion to prevent
lawmakers from becoming lobbyists
until two years after retirement from
the legislature. Hertel said that
proposal should not take effect until af-
ter the 1980-82 session so that declared
candidates for the legislature will know
"what they're getting into."
But Sen. Alvin DeGrow (R-Pigeon)
argued that legislators should be sub-
jected to the law before 1982. DeGrow's
motion was quickly defeated.
Sen. Richard Allen (R-Lansing), who
occasionally criticized the bill's
inability to provide strict measures to
control lobbyists, said the bill con-
stitutes a "step forward" in regulating

lobbyists.
"IT ALLOWS the people to see what's
going on," Allen said. "It's very vague
but the process is opening up
somewhat."
He added he hoped this legislation
would encourage legislators to push for
more powerful controls over all lob-
byists.
The bill was reported out of the
Senate Judiciary Committee in early
May after bitter struggles among
committee members. The bill was only
submitted by the committee after
several compromises were made which
weakened the severity of the bill. But
yesterday, many legislators, including
Corbin, agreed the final legislation
would serve as a strong measure to
restrict lobbyists. It is expected that
Governor Milliken will sign the bill into
law if it is passed by the House.

Christians battle in Lebanon

(Continued from Page 1)
Phalagists attacked the town of Ehden,
a Franjieh mountain stronghold 70
miles north of Beirut capital, and
shelled the home of Tony Franjieh, the
ex-president's son. A spokesman here
said the son, 36, his Egyptian wife,
Vera, 28, and their two-year-old
daughter, Jehan, were killed, along
with a maid and chauffeur. The shelling
set the family's summer house ablaze.
A Syrian armored column pushed
Phalangist forces out of Ehden, the
spokesman said.
At least 50 fighters on both sides also
were killed, along with three Syrian
soldiers, he said. Area hospitals put out
a call for blood for the more than 62
wounded.
A FRANJIEH family spokesman told

reporters 13 Phalangists were captured
by pro-Franjieh militiamen. He said in-
terrogation of the captives showed the
"attack was premeditated and
carefully planned."
A Phalangist statement said the
fighting followed the Franjieh forces'
refusal to surrender the men allegedly
responsible for killing a Phalangist
leader last week.
The son's body was taken to Zagar-
tha, the elder Franjieh's native town
and powerbase 12 miles northwest of
Ehden, where it was met by his father
and thousands of angry Franjieh sup-
porters shouting demands for vengean-
ce.
"I AND NO ONE else, shall take
revenge," the 67-year-old former
president told them. "The massacre...

shall be avenged by a war unto death."
It was Franjieh, who as president in
1976, called on Syria to crush the civil
war that claimed more than 37,000
lives.
The Franjieh-Phalangist rift
developed early this year when Fran-
jieh broke with the "Lebanese Front,"
the Christian forces' umbrella com-
mand.
ALONG THE 60-mile buffer zone
border to the south of the civil clash,
United Nations flags went up at scat-
tered points. "By sundown, the U.N.
troops will deploy in 14 key positions to
be vacated by the Israelis," a U.N.

spokesman said.
Control of south Lebanon security
zone, a six mile wide strip from the
Mediterranean to the west to Mt. Her-
mon in the east and the last enclave
held by Israel after its March 15 in-
vasion, had remained in doubt until
Monday when the Christian and U.N.
commanders reached an agreement.
The U.N. Security Council demanded
the Israelis pull out and injected a
peace force to take their place. Israel
then began a phased pullout, edging
back to the border strip it surrendered
yesterday.

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GEO talks proceed

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elect group of individuals" in
tances and to do so, the Univer-
t offer financial aid packages.
d the administration views
assistant (TA) positions and

allocates funds for GSAs "largely
because they fulfil a training function
which we view as part of our job in the
first place."

h assistant (RA) posts asa form Cousens stressed the fact that GSAs
ial aid. do have responsibilities to the classes
ruysee used the athletic they teach and their research projects.
to point out that if a graduate Shapiro said in his experience as an
fails to perform academically instructor GSAs were expected to lead
ose his GSA position much like a recitation sections during which
player would lose an athletic students could ask questions or go over
hip if he or she refused to come problems related to the lectures. Be
ie or practice session. said the TAs also made suggestions
ro stressed that although the when making up quizzes and tests, and
teaching ability is often that they helped grade exams although
d, the administration does not Shapiro himself was ultimately respon-
ching ability into account when sible for grading.
g the positions.
COUSENS' questioning also led
IRO testified not only as an Shapiro to say that GSAs were often ex-
y on the University's academc pected to do work outside the classroom
s but also from his previous such as extra readings or labs.
nce as a mathematics and Shapiro did not say teaching ability is
s professor and as chairman of ever the sole cause for termination of a
omics department. GSA but he testified that GSAs are
g his testimony, Shapiro said in "reassigned to areas where they could
nion, the University's "un- perform Metter," if their ability to teach
uate education and research is seriously questioned.
ments" could be met, without At one point in the hearing, Cousens
st if the University no longer of- asked Shapiro if TAs play a role in "the
SA positions and hired full-time exchange of knowledge" during
ors and researchers to take recitation sections to which Shapiro
ces. conceded, "I think something produc-
aphasized, however, that if this tive goes on.
occur the University would be Following the hearing, ad-
ng an important obligation to ministration spokesman Joseph Katulic
e education. said University President Robben
Fleming was expected to testify this
'IRO SAID the University orning.

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