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Uhler, Lewis K. (OH R–17)
"Chairman of Task Force on Tax Reduction," The History on Proposition #1: Precursor of California Tax Limitation Measures. (1982). State Director, Office of Economic Opportunity, 1971–1972.
This interview deals with Uhler's service in the administration of Governor Ronald Reagan. It focuses on his experiences in running the state Office of Economic Opportunity and in spearheading the movement for an amendment to the California Constitution to impose tax reductions and limitations, Proposition #1. This proposition was the precursor of Propositions #13 and #4 in California. He discusses his dealing with the federal programs for economic opportunity. He relates in detail his knowledge about the formation of the Reagan administration task forces and his role in the development of Proposition #1.
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