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Election 1976 / Colorado Tax Proposal / Oregon Education Tax Problems #243655

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 04, 1976
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(Studio) Colorado voters reject proposal to allow voters' control of tax levies in state. Tax vote in Oregon town brings chaos.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Eagle Part, OR) [Student Greg FLICK - says school is fun; can't wait till it starts again.] Schools in Eagle Part, OR, closed October 15 for lack of funds; school budget defeats by voters noted. Group called Better Education for Less Taxes played part in defeats. [BELT chairperson Paul CLEMENT - says they can't stand by and let taxes be pushed; says there are things they can do without.] [Parent Judy GINTHER - says quality education worth tax dollars.] Dilemma faced by people and related problems noted. Choice is between education and lower taxes. [CLEMENT - says stop has to be put to tax hikes and might as well be done now as wait.] 2 other OR school districts have same problem.
REPORTER: Harold Dow

Cronkite, Walter;
Dow, Harold

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