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May 15, 1981 - Image 13

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The Michigan Daily-Friday, May 15, 1981-Page 13
Tisch lashes out at
Proposal A promoters
LANSING (UPD-Tax cutter Robert charged it would levy a use tax on ac-
Tisch, addressing a walk-a-thon tivities and possessions-a claim
protest, pledged yesterday to "zip my denied by Milliken and other suppor-
lip" if promoters of Proposal A publicly ters.
pledge not to levy its "hidden" taxes.
"Heaven help us if Proposal A, ABOUT EIGHT Proposal A foes
passes," Tisch told the gathering of walked in relay from Milford in
about 75 people whose enthusiasm was Oakland County to the capital. Others
4 undimmed by a cool drizzle. joined them at various points along the
THE OUTSPOKEN Shiawassee way.
County drain commissioner charged
the measure appearing on the May 19 Paulette McKesson, president of
special election ballot will levy a "1.5 Citizens Urging Rollback, estimated
percent tax on everything we do, she had walked a total of 50 miles since
everything we own ... the very clothing Monday. Protestors were offered free
on your back, your snowmobile, cam- drinks and "horse linament" at stores
per and boat." and bars along the route.
Shouting and pounding the lectern,
AP Photo Tisch challenged Gov. William Milliken "We didn't have the money that
and legislative leaders to appear on Milliken has so we had to do something
ESE PROTESTORS, representing Citizens Urging Rollback, march into statewide television and pledge such a that would draw publicity to our
nsing yesterday after a sixty-mile hike. The march, which began in tax would not be levied for at least five cause," she said, adding she was
Ilford, was done in opposition to Proposal A. years. "Then I will zip my lip," he said. "exhausted" but cheered by the sup-
Several critics of Proposal A have port received.
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