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Illinois Issues
DECEMBER1978 Vol.IV, No. 12
Contents

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Illinois tax revolt the 8% solution: Totten calls for limits on state revenues and property tax rates
By Charles L. Minert

13

Proposition 13: A report from California
Excerpts from the new Tax Revolt Digest

4

The Industrial Sweepstakes
By Dan Elsass

Natural gas supplies are adequate, rates up slightly: Illinois utilities surveyed
By George Provenzano ______________________8


   15

Child abuse: How can it be stopped prevention or prosecution?
By Dennis B. Fradin and Judith Bloom Fradin

 

18

Debate Is the ERA boycott ethical?
NO By Harold A. Katz
YES By Alan J. Greiman

How effective is the boycott?
By Jon Donnan

23

Illinois' shrinking farmlands: You can't grow corn on asphalt
By James Krohe Jr.

2

THE STATE OF THE STATE By Gary Adkins
The election message

28

LEGISLATIVE ACTION By Gary Adkins
Corporate personal property tax

33

THE MEDIA By Tom Littlewood
Selling papers in the suburbs: News is not the name of the game

34

CHICAGO By Ed McManus
Custody fight over 5-year-old RTA

35

WASHINGTON By Mark Gruenberg
Congressional outside income Illinoisans want more

JUDICIAL RULINGS________30
Cement bribery convictions/ Unprofessional advertising/ Invalid abortion law/ Delivery room fathers/ Nazi march in Skokie/ Attorney general's powers/Computing utility rates

STATE STIX______________ 31

EXECUTIVE REPORT________32

ATTORNEY GENERAL OPINIONS_____32

NAMES_______________32
New Pontiac warden

LETTERS_______________32


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