Title: Newspaper article in Sentinel Star, Orlando
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Title: Newspaper article in Sentinel Star, Orlando
Alternate Title: Newspaper article in Sentinel Star, Orlando, "'The Thing's' Your Baby, Governor, And Good Luck In Raising It."
Physical Description: 1p.
Language: English
Publication Date: Mar. 11, 1976
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida
General Note: Box 3, Folder 3D ( LEGISLATION - BOX 3, FOLDER 3 ), Item 110
Funding: Digitized by the Legal Technology Institute in the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida.
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Volume ID: VID00001
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Th Thing's' Your Baby, Governor,

BEFORE Pandora opened the inequitable and its district boun- everything no tax, no water
box against Zeus' command and diaries imprecise. management, no nothifig.
unleashed war and plague on Personally, we'll be
mankind, she probably saide aWELLe basked ofoity pris ood if The Thint d

something to the effect that doubt the relatively small mar- suits will buzz around itlike the
there'd be problems which sure- gin of victory was due to the flies from Pandora's box. Citi-9
ly could be worked out by those governor's assuring voters that zens will claim it afford ,
BEFORE Pandora opened the inequitable and its district boun- everything -no tax, no water

bin authorityus' command and daries in and fix anything unequal protection under the
unleThat's precisely what Gov. Were glad it's goin tobe lawrsonally, w e'll be
Reubin Askew and the water Reubin Askew's project and not evidently does. be mad
management lobby said about our responsibility. Reforming THE ONLY remedy we see is
Tuesday constitutional amend- this bundle of flaw s seems to us neual protection under the
That's precisely what GovTh i1 ^ n os language self

ment that permits a water the political adaptation of "you referendum and at the same
-management tax levy, a mea- can't get there from here." The t wth a cleay
sure. which for want of a better amendment, as written and wre itten, workable amendment
name we'll call The Thing. passed, sets two different tax that actually doeswhat The
Vote for The Thing, they lids, one mill for peninsular that supsty doeswhat The
promised, and then we'll get to Florida and one-twentieth of a Thingssuppor e to m nag t
work and solve the problems mill for the Panhandle, except taxingpower thatwaslost in a
that arise because its language for one forlorn sliver of ter- reen -ore
is ambiguous, its tax ceiling .ritory up there that's left out of "
Meanwhile it's your baby,
The N ew P Tl 'i c Governor, and good luck. If you
e N ew o tics: 2nd Is 1st can make this one work we'll
salute you as Florida's master
political mender.
THE. POLITICS of 1976 is George Wallace, who ran

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