Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on May 19, 1974 · Page 21
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 21

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Sunday, May 19, 1974
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20 · Norlhweit Arkansas TIMES, Sun., May 19, 1974 FAVCTTIVILLC. AUKANIAt Gene Rainwater DEMOCRAT FOR CONGRESS * Listed below are some specific examples of how Gene Rainwater has served his district as a State Legislator. (Just think of what he can do for us as a Congressman.) · Co-sponsored SB 388; A bill which brings western Arkansas closer to getting a North-South turnpike. · Worked tirelessly for passage of SB 106, which provided 7 percent of the state's general revenue for city and county use at the local level. A bill which was overwhelmingly supported by the House and Senate only to be vetoed by the governor. · Worked for Act 455, which directed the State with its vast surplus of funds to take an additional 12 miles of county roads in each county into the state system. · Worked for Act 68, which took the sales tax off seeds, insecticides and fertilizers to ease the burden on our district's farmers. · Sponsored SB 43. This bill authored by Gene Rainwater created another Chancery Judgeship for the 10th district, where one judge was burdened by almost as many cases as three judges handle in Pulaski county. This new judgeship relieved an overworked court and greatly shortened the time citizens were having to wait for court action. · Sponsored SB 442, which would exempt our veterans from having to pay taxes on the disability benefits they receive, which help compensate for the disabilities they suffered while fighting for our country. · Was a leader in three battles that blocked establishment of a second full time law school at U.A.L.R. S: , ' '·*.; 'v .. ·· - · He has the Muscle We Need. p«d torby W. E. RiinwMr. Gmranod, Mcmas

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