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Afscme Convention / Prop. 13 and Tax Reform #499450

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 26, 1978
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(Studio) Las Vegas convention of American Federal of State, Cnty. and Municipal Employees concerns about California's Prop. 13 and its effect on state and local jobs reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Las Vegas, NV) AFSCME's growth, making it largest union in AFL-CIO, noted. Its concerns about Prop. 13 and similar measures elsewhere described. [Union president Jerry WURF - states that, as taxpayers, employees share public anger. Says there has to be fairer distribution of taxes between middle and low income and high income brackets.] AFSCME's plans to pressure administration to carry out President Carter's campaign pledge about tax reform cited.
REPORTER: Bill Sternoff

Chancellor, John;
Sternoff, Bill

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