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Page 8-Friday, June 16, 1978-The Michigan Daily
A roundup of Dem.
(Cntinued from Pager is when Milliken first proposed it.
sngle business tax. Fitzgerald is the Ferency said, "It's a bad tax and
only candidate who supported the tax' has to go.' He said the public doesn
because he said he found faults with the understand taxes and were "sucked ii
old tax system. The single business tax to it "
is aimed at taxing small labor-intensive ALL OF THE candidates supporte
businesses. McCollough has proposed a ALL OF THocand s ts
bill to counter the tax and to compen- the idea of assessing property tax
sate small businesses for previous from income levels, rather tha
losses resulting from it. assessing property solely on the basis c
McCollough voted for the tax market value. «
originallugtsaid,"Idmirthitax Ferency said that citizens should b
originally, but said, "I admit a mistake, more enraged at federal, not stat
which is a function of leadership." He taxation. "It's most unfortunate tha
said the tax was not clearly understood the taxpayers' fire has been directed
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governor candidates

state government, which is in charge of
it providing direct services, instead of the
't federal government." He added people
n- should be taxed based on their ability to
pay, while those more capable of
d paying bear the burden of those who
cannot afford the taxes.
n McCollough compared the 301 per
of cent rise in property taxes in the state
with a 40 per cent increase in persnal
e incomes over the same period as
e evidence of an unjust property tax
at structure. He added that linking taxes
at to income would force the government
to set priorities.
Ralls concurred. "Milliken spends
money like water and doesn't set
priorities."
Fitzgerald said he has not yet for-
mulated a policy to equalize the tax
system. However, he said schools
should not rely so heavily on property
tax revenues, but should instead shift
some of their dependence to income tax
revenues. He found fault with the
property tax structure because it hits
hardest those on fixed incomes.
RALLS AND Fitzgerald attacked
Milliken's handling of alleged mental
institution abuses and what they called
his tolerance for unqualified, incom-
petent department heads.
"The department (of Mental Health)
is demoralized and continuously
without leadership," Ralls said. He ad-
ded he would improve the situation by
appointing able department heads.
Ferency also emphasized mental
health in his funding priorities.
Fitzgerald said, "The origin of this
problem (mental institution abuse) is
the same as PBB, and mismanagement
of the budget. It lies with the chief
executive. Milliken doesn't require
toughness from his department heads
and never addresses "problems from
the beginning. "He waits until it's a
crisis," Fitzgerald said, "and then (he)
approaches it when it's a day late and
at least a dollar short."
ALL THE candidates interviewed
advocate a coordinated energy policy.
Ferency strongly opposes nuclear
JUDY GARLAND In 1954
A STAR IS BORN
The film for which Judy Gar-
land is best remembered and
the finest of the 3 movies of
the story of a girl whose rising
stardom destroys her husband.
With JAMES MASON and JACK
CARTER.
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energy, although he is interested in
spending more money on research and
development of nuclear fusion, a
process which doesn't result in nuclear
waste. Fitzgerald said he would consult
extensively with scientists and en-
vironmentalists before allowing
nuclear plants to locate in Michigan.
Ferency stressed the need to convert
to alternative energy sources such as
wood and alcohol burning, shifting
away from fossil fuels like oil and coal.
He concurred with the rest of the can-
didates that solar energy should be en-
couraged.
MC COLLOUGH favors tax breaks to
those who conserve energy resources,
and denounced Milliken for not making
a stronger effort to lure experimental
solar energy projects to Michigan. He
also said the mass production of solar
units would not only give Michigan
more energy independence, but would
also create many new jobs.
Every candidate naturally supports
efforts to draw more business and in-
dustry into Michigan, but they differ
over how to do it. Ferency said the state
should promote its tourist industry and
set up an economic development
authority much like the already-
existing state housing authority.
McCollough wants to provide tax
breaks to businesses which expand with
in the state. Fitzgerald reported he
would campaign in other states and
countries to attract businesses.
Ralls said he wants to make the tax
structure more attractive to
businesses.
Leone
resigns
(Continued from Page 1)
One Social Democrat member of
Parliament, Michele Achilli, likened
the Leone case to Watergate and
Nixon's resignation.
Andreotti's government depends on
support from the Communists, Italy's
second strongest party behind the
Christian Democrats, and from three
other parties in Parliament.
- LEONE, A two-time former premier,
became the center of a political storm
because of recent articles in the leftist
newsweekly L'Espresso.
The magazine has accused Leone of
tax evasion, of conducting "parallel
diplomaacy" by trying to help two
brothers, now both on trial in the Italian
Lockheed scandal, to enter business
deals with Saudi Arabia, and of unfairly
claiming tax breaks on three parcels of
land bought in his sons' names in a
luxury suburban area north of Rome.
Leone's office denied L'Espresso's
charges. It called the articles slan-
derous and said they did not demon-
stratethat public interests were
betrayed.

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JUDY GARLAND'S last musical for MGM recalls her films from
the thirties: Gene Kelly as the would-be producer-director-
writer-composer-singer-dancer arrives with his troupe at
Judy's farm when he's locked out of his rehearsal hall. Pure
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