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Enviro-Mich message from "Tamilyn H. Sanderson" <sirdufus@freeway.net>

Thought you may be interested in this information.


>JULY 12, 2000
>1 Abraham Turns Up the Heat on High Gas Prices
>Asking Michigan drivers to help turn up the heat on high gas prices, Spence
>Abraham announced an on-line petition campaign to roll back the 18-cent
>federal gas tax.  The web site where Michigan citizens can become "Gas Tax
>Busters" and sign onto Abrahamıs petition is www.GasTaxBusters.com. "I am
>introducing a new web site and an on-line petition drive asking people in
>Michigan to help me take the fight to Washington," said Abraham.  At a gas
>station in Southfield, Abraham and the stationıs owner dropped the price of
>gas 18 cents for two hours to demonstrate how Abrahamıs legislation would
>affect fuel prices.  Hundreds of cars lined up to sign petitions and fill
>with the reduced priced fuel.  Donıt forget to become a Gas Tax Buster!
>2  Farm Bureau calls Abraham Workhorse for Michigan Agricultureı
>The Michigan Farm Bureau endorsed Senator Abrahamıs bid for reelection at a
>press conference July 5th on the Reif Farm in Saginaw.  Farm Bureau
>President Jack Laurie praised Abraham saying: "Senator Abraham is a
>workhorse for Michigan Agriculture.  We are proud to give him the Farm
>Bureau endorsement."  "I am honored to receive the endorsement of the
>Michigan Farm Bureau," said Abraham. "From issues of food quality
>to Bovine TB to opening up overseas markets to Michiganıs hardworking
>farmers, I will continue to be a workhorse in the Senate on issues that
>matter most to Michiganıs farm families."

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