Michigan Railroad Authority Amendment, Proposal R (1978)

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A Michigan Railroad Authority Amendment, Proposal R, was on the November 1978 ballot in Michigan as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated.
  • Yes: 1,257,606 (47.05%)
  • No: 1,415,441 (52.95%)Defeatedd

Proposal R would have required the legislature to create a railroad redevelopment authority to make loans to railroads with trackage in Michigan and to authorize authority to issue general obligation bonds in amount not to exceed 175 million dollars.

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