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Michigan Property Tax Reduction Amendment, Proposal J (1978)

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A Michigan Property Tax Reduction Amendment, Proposal J,, also known as Tisch Amendment I, was on the November 1978 ballot in Michigan as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was defeated.
  • Yes: 1,032,343 (37.28%)
  • No: 1,737,133 (62.72%)Defeatedd

Proposal J would have reduced property tax assessments to establish a maximum of 5.6% on the rate of the state income tax; prohibit legislature from requiring new or expanded local programs without state funding; and allow school income tax with voter approval.

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