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The Michigan Daily-Friday, February 18, 1983-Page 5

HAPPENINGS
Speakers (Continued from Page 3)
Chemistry - Kenneth Shea, "Synthesis and Chemistry of Bridgehead
Alkenes," 4 p.m., Chem Bldg.
February 24
Films
Classic Film Theatre - Bringing Up Baby, 7 & 10:30 p.mi., Holiday, 8:50
p.m., Lorch.
Speakers
AFSC/WILPF - Max Holland, "The Role of the U.S. in the Middle East
and an Analysis of Arms Sales," 7:30 p.m., Ann Arbor Public Library.
Miscellaneous
Matthaei Botanical Gardens - William Collins, Preview of tour to
Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley, 7:30 p.m., 1800 N. Dixboro Rd.

State reps. offer new ta

LANSING (UPI) - Democratic and
Republican leaders yesterday called on
the House Taxation Committee to con-
sider two alternatives - including a
temporary income tax hike - to Gov.
James Blanchard's budget-balancing
proposals.
House Republican Leader J. Michael
Busch of Saginaw unveiled the alter-
natives to the committee about two
hours after key lawmakers met with
Blanchard on the tax issue.
"I think it's significant that
Republicans are saying they are now

willing to be part of the solution," said
House Speaker Gary Owen after
Busch's presentation. The Ypsilanti
Democrat, however, said the proposals
must be shown to generate enough
money to solve the state's budget crisis.
THE FIRST alternative, the brain-
child of Rep. Richard Young, (D-
bearborn Heights), involves a com-
plicated phasing in and out of an in-
come tax hike over 18 months.
The plan would hike the state's
current 4.6 percent tax to 5.6 percent for
six months retroactive to Jan. 1. A 0.9

percentage point addition would be
tacked on for six months beginning July
1 and then dropped. The original in-
crease would be dropped in June 1984.
Figures produced by Busch indicated
the plan would raise about $1.2 billion.
THE JULY 1 hike would coincide with a
scheduled 10 percent drop in the federal
income tax. Busch said the state tax
hike would not offset the federal reduc-
tion, still leaving more money in
workers' pay envelopes.
The second alternative involves ap-
proving Blanchard's recommended 1.5

plans
percentage point addition to the income
tax, but repealing it Oct. 1 if voters
raise the sales tax from four percent to
five percent at a special election.
Busch said the sales tax hike would
raise $535 million over a year.
IN A MEMO to House Republic ns,
Busch said the plans represent "only
the framework" for alternatives.
He also said Blanchard's $900 million
state budget deficit estimate is too high
and that more ought to be cut from
state spending than Blanchard's
proposed $225 million.

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Nat. Res. review extended

February 25

Films

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Ann Arbor Film Co-Op - Mr. Deeds Goes To Town, 7 p.m., Hail The
Conquering Hero, 9 p.m., Lorch.
Cinema Two - Woman of the Year, 7 p.m., Desk Set, 9 p.m., Aud. A.
Classic Film Theatre - Bringing Up Baby, 7 & 10:30 p.m., Holiday, 8:50
p.m., Michigan Theatre.
Speakers
Ann Arbor Satsang Society - Eckankar, 7:30 p.m., Ann Arbor Public
Library.
Miscellaneous
Folk Dance Club -8 p.m., Third Floor dance studio, corner of E. William
and State.
Office of Human Resource Development - "Survival, Career Develop-
ment and Networking," 8 a.m., Michigan Union.
Films February 26
Classic Film Theatre - 2001: A Space Odyssey, 7 & 9:30 p.m., Michigan
Theatre.
Ann Arbor Film Co-op - The Last Picture Show, 7 & 9 p.m., Aud. A.
Cinema Two - The Man in the White Suit, 7 p.m., The Ladykillers, 8:40
p.m., Lorch.
Performances
Performance Network - Improvisational comedy revue, "Full Frontal
Lunacy," 9 p.m., 408 W. Washington.
U-M Hopsitals - "Carmen," ballet performance by the Ann Arbor Ballet
Theatre to music performed by the Ann Arbor Chamber Orchestra, to
benefit C. S. Mott Children's Hospital, 8 p.m., Power Center.
Meetings
Ann Arbor Go-Club -2 p.m., 1433 Mason.
Miscellaneous
Men's Basketball - Michigan vs. Ohio State, 9 p.m., Crisler Arena.
Hockey - Michigan vs. Michigan Tech, 7:30 p.m., Yost.
Washtenaw Community College - Basic tune-up class begins, Automotive
Services Building, 5115 Carpenter Rd.
School of Petaphysics - Taster's dinner and movies, 7 p.m., 209 N. Ashley.
Films February 27
Classic Film Theater - The Bridge on the River Kwai, 6 & 9 p.m.,
Michigan Theatre.
Performances
School of Music - Clarinet Recital, Jeffrey Vogie, 6 p.m., Recital Hall.
Office of Major Events - Prince, Time, Vanity 6,8 p.m., Crisley Arena.
Miscellaneous
Huron Valley RTailroad Historical Society - Model railroad equipment
and memorabilia, 10 A.M., Pioneer High School, Stadium at South Main.
February 28
Film
Cinema Guild - Japanese Film Series, 7 p.m., Lorch.
Performances
Music at Michigan - Organ recital, David Heinzman, 8 p.m., Hill; Dctoral
Piano Students Recital, 8 p.m., Rackham Assembly Hall.
Meetings
Renaissance Universal Club - lecture and discussion, "Towards a Global
Society that Nurtures Personal Fulfillment," 8 p.m., Welker Rm., Union.
Indoor Light Gardening Society - discussion, "Plant Sources," 7:30
p.m., Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd.
Miscellaneous
Voter Registration -11-2 p.m., Federal Bldg., Rm. 220.
To submit items for the Happenings Column, send them in care of
Happenings, The Michigan Daily, 420 Maynard St., Ann Arbor, MI. 48109.
The Third U.S.- Japan
Automotive Industry
Conference
Automobiles &
The Future:
Competition,
Cooperation &
Change
Public Forum
March 16,1983
Rackham Lecture Hall

Presented by The University
of Michigan
including "Auto Trade: Prospects
and Pitfalls"
David Macdonald,
Deputy U.S. Trade
Representative,
U.S. Federal Government
"The Automobile of

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be asked to assist in the evaluation. The'
group will be asked to determine the
likely effects of three levels of cuts -
the 33 percent reduction recommended
by the Budget Priorities Committee,
the 20 percent cut suggested by faculty
in December, and an intermediate
range cut of 25 to 28 percent.
Once the transition team completes
its review, Frye said he will select a
reduction which will save the most
money while still preserving a
"reasonable scope and quality" for the
school.
ASSOCIATE VICE President Robin
Jacoby said the team will haveto
follow guidelines included in the
original budget committee report.
That report recommended a greater
emphasis on graduate and professional
education, improving the student
quality and faculty research, and
strengthening the school's integrated
approach to teaching natural and social
sciences.
In his statement, Frye said he agrees
with the budget committee's contention
that faculty are being spread too thin
because of "excessive numbers of
specialized courses and fragmented
curricula,replication of instruction
that may be (or could be) offered in
other units, (and) an excessive atten-
tion to the master's level thesis."
HE SAID the school must strengthen
its ties with other units of the Univer-
sity through joint faculty appointments,
research projects and cross-listed
courses. He also recommended study of
the school's off-campus field operations
to find a cheaper way to operate them.
Transition team member Prof.
Steven Yaffee said University officials
have told him they will be receptive to
any recommendation the team decides
to make.
"We've been assured there is

flexibility there," he said.
OTHER TRANSITION team mem-
bers are Profs. Burton Barnes, David
Hales, Kenneth Polakowski, and Paul
Webb. Associate Vice President Allen
Spivey will serve as the team's liaison
with the administration, Jacoby said.
Both Frye and Spivey were out of
town yesterday and could not be
reached for comment.
Natural Resources students, who
have become extremely vocal in the
past few weeks as Frye and other
executive officers debated their
school's fate, said they are both happy
and concerned by the decision to con-
tinue the review.
"ON ONE HAND we're relieved, but
on the other, we're disappointed," said
graduate student Martha Tableman.
She said she was delighted the school
would not immediately suffer the 33
percent cut, but said she is disappointed
because the decision "ultimately goes
back to the administration."

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