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Supreme Court / Wages / Zoning #44061

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 24, 1976
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(Studio) Supreme Court rules with regard to federal minimum wage law.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Court says Congress out of bounds when it placed state and local govts. under federal minimum wage protection. Justice William Rehnquist in major opinion says state and local pay scales not up to Congress but to states and cities. [Association of State, Cnty. and Municipal Workers Jerry WURF - criticizes court decision.] [National League of Cities Alan BEALS - says city and state wages are competitive with the private sector.] Legal scholars see court trend in keeping federal government out of Americans' lives. States receive more power.
REPORTER: David Garcia Artist: Freda Reiter

(Studio) Court rules that cities may use zoning laws to regulate locations of pornographic stores and movie theaters. Detroit law upheld.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Reporter(s):
Garcia, David;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:01:50

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