From the Journal of the House of Representatives of the State of Michigan - 1964 - Volume 1.
The facts of the matter are these. First, that a prosperous economy does not guarantee prosperity to all of our citizens. Secondly, that we have legal and moral commitments in connection with the subsistence, support, care and dignity of those in need. But more important is hope based on concern and opportunity. Third, that our ability to meet these obligations means the prudent expenditure of tax dollars.