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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 11, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 2 The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Thurs., April ll, 1974 Riley Offers $19 Million Tax Reduction Package By Frank Nye DES MOINES — A new tax Tax Reform Call Voiced By Senators earning $4,000 or less are ex- ; WASHINGTON (AP) empt now; $3 million in lost f be income tax payment time| pa ;^ s ,11( ' near, a g r oup of senators ap- guarantee that people with equal income and equal financial i esponsibilities pay the same kind of taxes, and that everyone should be taxed according to the ability to pay. “Our tax laws are not only vvifh failing to assure that all tax- r\r>n .rtnfi nt'A onnollt; ” NSF Grants to Iowa Schools for Summer Projects WASHINGTON. D. C. - Two revenue. treated equally, Clark said, “they have also be reduction package costing the Adop| a proposal by Scn . War . ^ "omp£ come so incredibly complex|, iona| &ience Foundation fi . state only $19.2 million a year in ren Curtis (R-Cherokee) raising |^ nsive tax retorm . s that lt ,s almost im P°ssible for lost revenue compared to $31 standard deduction from income senator FdmnnH Muskie Robert tax to $750 a year from $250 and iM aine ^ who organized the million under Gov. Ray’s sales tax repeal plan, was to IO percent of income from 5 speeches said he hoped they proposed Thursday by State percent; $8.2 million a year would focus public attention on Riley (R-Cedar loss. the need for significant tax re- Double present inheritance i.OOO forj Sen. Tom Rapids) His plan is pinpointed to help ,ax cxcm PI? low-income cldcrlv and totally ®P ouses -, a . nd lo _ I dren and to provide a presumption that join tenency property is the result of joint efforts of (Earlier Story on Page 4) handicapped Iowans, Riley said, and to take care of inequities in income and inheritance tax areas caused by inflation. Instead of repealing the 3 percent state sales tax on food and prescription drugs, as recommended by Ray, Riley’s bill would: both husband and wife; million a year in lost revenue. Citizen Reaction form at a time when the average taxpayer is painfully for chil aware ll 16 inequities in the 1 L present system.” Wealthy Individuals He told the senate that “many $4.8 wealthy individuals and corporations escape paying their j j orgy problem and the use of, renewable natural resources. Emphasis will be placed on how individual behavior is affected and modified by existing national energy concerns. Project Director Irwin IV state schools and two private Levin, an associate professor of colleges in Iowa have received'psychology, commented that of a total of $101,810 from the Na- the 173 undergraduate research participation projects currently ... , . , being supported throughout the nance guided research od m-| coun * ry ^ new y of , study i dependent study this summer. ; is the on j y one of its kind re J In grants announced recently, ceiving support. more inequity and contusion.” the following Iowa awards were - n , Z made: British Give Amnesty Railroad Firm Iowa State university, three ||| PflC1 | Imminrants r\ J OAA grants totalin 8 $54,680; Univer- *o Illegal immigranrs Orders 1,000 Sity of Iowa, two grants totaling LONDON (AP) — Home Sec- l—l/■>«»-v~ I ILuther college, De- re t ary Roy Jenkins announced Mopper Units corah, one grant of $4,030, and •l -T vv £; v- a- most people to understand them " — and every attempt to remedy things has resulted in even Th, rhicaon '„nd Nnr.h W«t iSta P«>" “ llC 8 C ’ India "° la ' One! ThUrSda >' W Hie Chicago and North West- g rant $ 2 2 450 monwealth immigrants who cm 11 ans po; tat ion Co. has or-; The schools will participate in tered this country illegally be en- fair share cf taxes but average 1 ------- nCW C ° the NSF under S raduate Atween 1968 and 1973. Americans continue 0 bear . hopper cars at a ,otal cost of search participation program on; The move? which mainly af- Rile.v intends to seek citizen I he tax burden.” ' ‘ $18.6 million, according to Dick | Projects devoted to the energy; fects Asjanf . frQm Indja ^ Pakis . re?aTthe% h i S uMrT a Lna1ors' “(^Participating in i h f Pclska - chamber of agement°or iL'Trae^blitan and Bangladesh, threatened Ralph ' McCartney IR-Charles■ JTd ^T" ^ T**"' na,ural resourCCS ' ‘° spark °“ a maJ ° r row to pal " mil nnH D nnnr cuoff ,n r iin Kennedy (Mass.), william p be rail company, he says,; * * * , pi ‘ “ Hathaway (Maine). Floyd Has-has received final delivery of its The department of psychology Increase benefits under the: „ was t „ McCartney and wthc^HuddRsfon'"I'kv ',° Wa ''^'"^5'^.hoppers, which to- a , the University of Iowa re- ii was TU Mtuaimey ana walter Huddleston. (ivy.), Jo- taled $17million. ceived the $12,300 grant for re- seph Biden (Del.), and Walt et The latest order, with delivery search into the psychological Mondale (Minn. ', andI Republi- b in - n Q c t ober V vill bring impact of the energy crisis )b Javits (N.Y.), and . hnrxnav . cam , cans Jacob present property tax relief law: sha ff , hat Ri]ey Thursday ad-for low-uicome elderly and to-, dressed letters containing his tally disabled by (I) raising in-proposal. Copies were sent to____ come eligibility level to $8,000 Governor Ray and a1! legisla-iMark Hatfield (Ore ) from $6,000, and (2) increasing tors. ! ‘ in 1972.” Muskie said, “all the percentage of reim- McCartney is co-chairman of the presidential candidates, bursement. at an estimated cost a house-senate conference com- talkedabout tax reform But of $3.2 million a year. liament. Opposition Conservative party spokesman Ames Prior said the decision could mean another 20.000 Asians will be allowed to the firm's hopper fleet to above! The grant will support under- stay in Britain. 6.000. graduate research participation The admission of non-white projects. Six U. of I. students immigrants to Britain is a sensj- Exempt citizens with annual incomes of $5,000 or less from state income taxes. Citizens Man Surrenders On Drug Counts Pick up the phone today and will spend this summer design- five political issue, especially in ... . . , . . i , , let a want ad go to work for you. ling and conducting research the cities where these newcom- VV_ lr ™! t( ! V. rk W nu comprehensive tax reform D , al 398 , S2 :| 4 . projects on aspects of the en- ers have congregated ferences between house and sen-j e g i s I a t i o n has yet been ate versions of Ray’s tax repeal (passed.” bill. He was not immediately| He said two kinds of tax re- available to comment on Riley’s form are needed — “relief from plan. high tax burdens for the ordi- Shaff, senate ways - means I nary American and a strength- ! committee chairman, said he ening of the tax code to elimi- could not comment since he had nate unjustified tax advan- TIPTON - Joe Hart, 24. West not yet received Riley’s letter, tages ” Branch, Wednesday surren-j The senate refused house ad- Muskie said special tax provi- dered himself to the Cedar ditions and the house refused to sions cost the federal govern- county sheriff on two charges of hack down, so McCartney and ment about $60 billion in lost possession of a controlled sub-Rep- Norman Roorda <R-jtaxes in 1972. stance with intent to deliver. He Monroe) are heading a commit- posted IO percent of a $5,000 tee trying to iron out differences bond and was released. or come up with a new, less Kennedy urged that the en- Hart had hern sought hv of costly plan designed to leave er 8>' tax biiI now bein 8 debited Hart had been sought by of-, J » * b thp house wa and means ficials since a raid on a Cedar ; some ™ siai f s sui pius. * - countv residence March 24 in vinously estimated at up to committee be seized on when I county residence March ii. ^ fQr (hc nex| rcaches the senale t0 , urn lt tax re- Soy HAPPY EASTER with a Fresh Fruit Basket From Dales “THEY'RE THE SWEETEST GIFTS" Heaping 1 , Peek o\er 4 lbs. }3.W, Heaping 4 Peek over x lbs JU id: Heaping Full Peek user 14 lbs. 19.00, Gift cello wrapped with a < beery How Perfect for saying Happy Easter", "Happy Mothers Day or Get Well Soon Always Free Delivery to either Hospital PHONE AHEAD We ll have your basket ready to pick up Or choose from a wide variety on display. 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In that raid, officials seized substances believed to be marijuana and amphetamines w r hich MOINES (AP) — Monev Kennedy also said that all the officers said were valued at be- nation s workers now pay more to buy a twin-engine airplane . _ J , F . in payroll taxes than in income for the attorney general s office f axes and called for reform in was approved Thursday by the this area. ... . ^ house appropriations commit- Huddleston said one of his Hairv tor Owner tee greatest disappointments in his, • I first year in the senate “has The committee sent to the | been the almost total lack of ef- A. Miller, 24. of Issaquah, bouse calendar a bill to appro- f or ^ by the congress to make Wash., was ticketed last July |Palate $117,987 for the plane, of our income tax system more eq- 28 for illegally walking his dog which $15,000 would be for stable.” rn the Olympic national forest (Operation and maintenance, and Mondale said the need is to He failed to pay the $10 fine $12,837 for special safety equip- res t ore “the principle of ability or post bond and the federal ment. to pay to our tax system ” government routinely processed The measure also contains a n e sa j d that 402 Americans a warrant for failure to pay the $3,000 appropriation to the state with 1972 incomes of over ticket through the National general services department for $100,000 paid no federal income Crime Index Computer. a thorough study of the aircraft tax at all for that year. The computer said Miller had needs of various state agencies. A similar round of speeches been a deserter from the army The study was suggested by was made a year ago. and Mus- for four years. Rep. Joan Lipsky (R-Cedar|kie said that he hoped “we do Ile was arrested Wednesday iRapids), who said the legisla-'not have to repeat this exercise on the desertion charge. The ture needs more information next year.” charge of illegally walking the about plane use by various Clark said the goal of effee- dog was dismissed. agencies. itive tax reform should be to consent enoGV! save money; coo# . Y less pow€r consumption THfln PREVIOUS aniTH GIPfYT-SCR«n TUB€-TVW S€TSI with 1974 rgtnm * KX>% SOUD STATE Th* ALHAMBRA •(4719 Moieiticolly styled full bose console with costers. Moorish inspired side paneling and decorative pilasters. Dark finished Oak color (E4719DE) or Pecan color (E4719P), with the look of fine distressing Titan JOI Chassis. Solid-State Super Video Range Tuning System AFC. Illuminated Cbonnel Numbers. 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