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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 19, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Mew State House panel looking for cuts Crossword AUSTIN At8 the House Ap propriations Committee is Wdfklrig on mission that Speaker Gib Lewis says borders ott the impossible whit tling doWh the budget Without hurting loo much or too The prospect Lewis speculating Wednesday about a sales tax a state lot tery and a state Income Me said the sales tax expansion would bul probably has little chance of win approval this The lottery would he but not although he remains opposed to an income Lewis conceded he Is feeling the pressure of the state Im personally opposed to a per sonal income tax but at the same lime realize I have a certain degree of responsibility for keeping this state he Sometimes reality will make you soften those The appropriations committee Wednesday began its agencyby agency review of 198889 spending re The process began with agen cy reviews by the various House Those committees for warded to the appropriations panel a series of budget recommendations that are billion above projected 198889 state About billion of that difference could be covered by a tax bill that has been approved in the House and is awaiting Senate That leaves a difference that Lewis said adds up to budget another tax increase or a combination of I think everything gets he said when asked where the cuts would be I dont think anyone escapes the to tell you the Appropriations Chairman Jim asked the same Ask me in about two weeks and Ill give you the said it would take 7 percent spending cuts in all state agencies to meet the revenue projection and give the criminal justice system and Department of Mental Health and Mental Retarda Prisons closed for 7th time HUNTSVILLE AP The Texas prison system remains closed today after more than 700 convicts were ad mitted during a twoday of ficials The 26unit prison system will be closed possibly until next repeating an openandshut cycle that leaves the system open two days a prison spokesman David The Texas Department of Correc tions closed its doors to new inmates at the end of the day Wednesday because the number of inmates sur passed a statemandated 95 percent capacity Nunnelee As of midnight there were or percent of capacity 113 inmates over the We released 155 inmates and were projecting an intake of Nunnelee said On the first day the prison system reopened after a five day 480 new inmates ar while only 131 inmates were he This weeks closing is the seventh time in as many weeks for the Texas prison the nations third Prisons admitted new ar rivals Tuesday after the number of inmates dropped below the Speed limit roll call vote WASHINGTON AP Here is how Texans voted in the 217206 roll call Wednesday by which the House voted to raise the speed limit on some rural stretches of interstate highways from 55 mph to 65 A yes vote is to increase the speed Voting yes were 92 Democrats and 125 Voting no were 156 Democrats and 50 xxx denotes those not Present denotes those who voted they were present at the time of the vote but did not vote yes or no on the There is one vacancy in the 435 member House Texas Democrats no yes yes yes de la yes yes yes yes no yes yes xxx by tradi the JioMSfi speaker BepMJbiicans yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes tlott the money needed to meet court orders Lewis predicted the appropriations which Is working with recommendations forwarded by other House Will be able to cut the shortfall between billion and At that atten tion would turn to Bill who has vowed to veto any tax bill other than the billion extension of the temporary sales and motor fuels tax rates now in 1 think we can sit down and iden tify those areas With him and let him consider their Lewis said of the spending above projected Possibly hell be willing to we are going to have to have so Clements is still very firm in his veto according to The speaker said the creation of a state lottery would be his first choice for a new revenuemaker for the the comptrollers of fice has projected that would make only million for the state in 1988 Other possible moneymakers mentioned by Lewis were a broaden ed sales tax and a state income two ideas he said probably could not win approval this ACROSS 1 Incision B Witch of 10 Greatest 14 Against 15 Ruths motherin law 16 Across 17 Bachelor 18 Decay 20 Routes 22 Chaney 23 Reprieve 24 Codicil 26 Be troubled 27 Fettered 30 Most handy 34 Trotters 35 Obligation 36 Eroded 37 Arrow poison 38 Threesome 40 Stupefy 41 Opera house 42 Thailand once 43 Do penance 45 Frustrate 47 Cbrds 48 Common contraction 49 Flight unit 50 53 Expose 54 Sure Ihihg v 58 Hbme bUildef 61 Harfebeesf 62 Awafe 6f 63 Separator 64 Eon segments 65 Equal 66 Extra 67 Depress DOWN 1 Breathe Pilaster Photocopy 4 Skyscraper 5 Finish 6 Fastened 7 Distress 8 Arab state 9 Split 10 Standards 11 Arena 12 Bristle 13 Card 19 Oaf 21 Without 25 Predetermine 26 Canadian province EXERCISE and bring out the TEENAGER in you 27 Anthropoid informal 28 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