New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, January 9, 1985, Page 5

Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung January 9, 1985

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 9, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas FABK* AIM TOOTH AA STI A 6*02 2 TV ASS Limit 2 rn tow 'New ftraunfwt* HwaMhJMwnf VBMRviBOBV. V 1,11Lewis re-elected speaker, draws bipartisan praise AUSTIN (AP) - After testimonials stout his honesty, evenhandedness said industry, Rep. Gib Lewis of Fort Worth was handed a second term ss speaker of the Texas House of Representatives The Fort Worth Democrat had no opponents and was chosen by ac-clamation Tuesday as colleagues said the 4t-year-old lawmaker is in the right place at the right time. “Never before have the people of this state needed a person whose keel will seek only one path and not be thrown about by the funds of Parker: penniless, unbowed AUSTIN (AP) - Sen. Carl Parker, indicted four months ago on felony criminal charges that later were dismissed, says the charges dned up his law practice, put him S2PA.OOO in debt and taught him the meaning of true friends Parker. D-Port Arthur, talked about an ordeal he compared to “incurable cancer” minutes before being sworn in Tuesday for another legislative term The 50-year-old lawmaker said he never doubted that he would return to the I legislature. Parker was indicted on Sept ll by a Jefferson County grand jury on felony charges of aggravated promotion of prostitution, wholesale promotion of obscene matenal and aggravated perjury Visiting State District Judge Perry Pickett. Midland, dismissed the indictments Nov. 14. a week after Parker was re-elected without opposition. The judge said evidence presented at a pretrial heanng indicated some grand jurors may have been biased Even today, however. Parker's problems are not over A new gram! jury in Beaumont has begun hearing evidence against him "Oh. God, it was awful It s kind of like somebody telling you you've got incurable cancer,” Parker said of the original indictments. “My daughters cried, my son got mad. and this wifei Beverly — she’s a trooper. Pm sure she's just overwhelmed by it.” Asked how people responded to the indictments, he said, "We!!, it was more than I had hoped for. better than I had hoped for You never know when you're charged with a heinous thing how people w ill react” On the first Sunday after his indictment. Parker attended church at Memorial Baptist in Port Arthur He recalled that former state Hop (Hi> lee stood up at the close of the service "and said he had known me since I was a boy. and he was standing in support of me. and other members that felt the same way to did should stand, too Senate panel ito study prison woes AUSTIN (API - A new Senate panel has been created to focus on the troubled Texas Department of Corrections The new Criminal Justle* Committee was the biggest change in the lineup announced Tuesday by Ll Gov Bill Hobby. the presiding officer of the Senate Most of the major committees are unchanged in leadership and responsibilities from the 198.1 legislature The new criminal justice panel w ill to headed by Sen Kent Caperton. IV Bryan. It will absorb two former subcommittees on civil matters and criminal matters Missing from the new lineup are former Sen Uoyd Daggett's high profile subcommittee on consumer affairs and a subcommittee on energy. Doggett, an Austin Democrat, quit the legislature to run unsuccessfuly for the U S Senate Veteran Sen Grant Jones, IV Abilene, maintains his post as chairman of the influential Senate Finance Committee, which handles the budget Jones was first appointed chairman in 1979 Sen Hay Farabee, IVWichita Falls, returns as of the State Affairs Committee, which will handle any tax bill that gets to the Senate. Sen, Carl Parker, IV Port Arthur, returns as chairman of the Senate Education Commute, Sen Chet Brooks, CV Pass dens, is again toad of Health and Human Resources, and Sen. John Traeger, D-Seguin. will begin his eighth year as chairman of Intergovernmental Relations San. O.H. “Ike" Hams, R-Dallas, it a third-term chairman of Economic Development; and Sen Tati Santiesteban, D-El Paso, heads Natural Resources for the sixth year pressure or the waves of politics.” said Resp Cheries Evans, D-Wurst, as he nominated Lewis for the job Be is a man that exemplifies honesty and fairness, " Evans said "His endorsement by Democrats. Republicans, conservatives, liberals, men and women of even ethnic background is evidence that to is a man of his word,” Evans said “He has sought out and attained goals that most people would have given up on.” Evans said Lewis has the leadership needed in a year when revenue estimates predict that government revenue will fall $1 billion short of spending needs. He is what is needed for the eitisens of the slate of Texas, who expect a dollar's worth of services for ev ery tax dollar that is spent.” The speaker's post is one of the most powerful in state government In addition to presiding over the 150-member House. Lewis has worked with Gov. Mark White and LL Gov. Bill Hobby on mayor legislation, including the sweeping school reforms and tax increase that were approved in a special legislative session last summer This year, the trio is pushing a statewide water use plan A nab vt of limestone County , Ijewis was educated at Sam Houston State University and Texas Christian University. After serving in the Air Force, to began lewis label Products Inc , which in less than 20 years became one of the nation's largest label manufacturing companies and made lewis a millionaire Among those seconding his nomination    Tuesday were a Republican, Dallas Rep Fred Agmoh. who praised "bis outstanding ability to bring together people of diverse backgrounds working cooperatively for the benefit of a1) Texas ” Rep Ernestine Glossbrenner, D-Ahce. said lewis has shared power w ith monitors of minority groups Our speaker has found talent and delegated responsibility to members in all ethnic groups, and rn both sexes, and I appreciate that.” she said Rep Paid Ragsdale IVO*Has. who in 19*? urged the Black legislative Caucus to withdraw its support cf the speaker because minority legislation was moving slowly. Tuesday seconded his nomination Hailing lewis' leadership in shepherding the school reforms into law, Ragsdale said. “No one can tinny that Gib Lewis initiated this giant step that this body took ’ast summer toward resolving the common problems of all the school children, parents and educators of Texas” JANUARY Q AMERICAS FAMLY DRUG STORE SAVINGS! Questions? Ask Us. Your Eckerd Pharmacist is concerned about your family’s health and wellness. 79.99 LLOYD'S S    16.88 •LACI i WMT! TY WR* MITH j TOASTMASTER NtATLOC RADIO *1105    **••    MftATCR *2475 Re* 1* BB 34.99ISS, RODAK DISC CAMISA 4100 Re* A* 9* n we* ww    meattw    *?CT5    we*    ibm Home Accents Sale r&s 5* aa Lor'flvVtwirg XU tin* 24.99 BNTEfB^TAIIBBR^^fT CFI) "f IR »V CMARUfSWOOC »e* 53 *9 wit com 19.99 MAYtfUlhi LONG TtDI FAS WIA ti RC CHIER or 49-01 la<-t Quantities White 5-SHELF PLASTIC STACER! 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Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

Issue Date: January 9, 1985

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