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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 26, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas Friday May HeraldZeitungB 3 Texas Today Senate Approves Open Records Overhaul AUSTIN AP The Texas Senate has passed a bill revising the states Open Records Act including a provi sion that would limit what local gov ernments could charge for providing public information The measure by Sen Jeff Went worth RSan Antonio and Rep Sylvester Turner DHouston was approved on a voice vote Thursday and now goes to the House for con sideration of Senate amendments Wentworth said the bill brings the 22yearold open records law into the hightech age by making sure people can obtain information from their gov ernment no matter whether its kept on paper or computer disk In 22 years most information being maintained is on computer not just in boxes in the county clerks Wentworth said The bill would change the term open records to public information and specify that the law applies to data held in computer memory banks or in audio or video form as well as on paper INS Rio Grande Valley Flooded With Fake Birth Certificates HARLINGEN Texas AP An immigration investigator says hes amazed at the number of fake Texas birth certificates issued by lay mid wives to children who were actually born in Mexico It just blew me out of the water when I started counting the said Gilbert Trevino special agent with the Immigration and Naturaliza tion Service So far Trevino has counted bogus birth certificates and he believes the number will increase before Oper ation Partera Spanish for midwife is done The threeyear investigation discov ered that several midwives in Cameron County were charging Mexican cou ples to for false docu ments stating that their children were born in the United States TheHerald Zeitungisyour local news source Subscribe today by calling 6259144 There are midwives here and we have bund they are not very honest said Trevino who is heading the investigation from the agencys Harlingen office Theres too much money to be made out there and they are taking advantage of the Storms Revive Hope for DroughtPlagued Farmers Drizzles and downpours have washed away some anxiety this week for farmers in parched West Texas Residents of Snyder could consider their rainfall heavenly sent Almost 200 people turned out at a park a few weeks ago to pray for an end to months of dry weather Miller Robinson pastor of Colonial Hill Baptist Church said about inches of rain fell Thursday Were just very grateful for Robinson said All we did was Rain was forecast to continue as Memorial Day Weekend opens today Its nice its said Dennis Newton agriculture extension agent in Hereford We were really desper The National Weather Service recorded inches of rain near Here ford early Thursday Newton knew this enough fell to make puddles in the street and drips off his hat Were going to need some he said But everybodys excited to finally get a little The rains accompanied a cold front that held temperatures in the 50s By late afternoon Thursday Amar illo had climbed to just 52 degrees 30 notches below that citys normal high reading for May 25 Justice Department Investigates Charges Agents Set Booby Traps EL PASO Texas AP Border Patrol agents wouldnt set border boo by traps as has been alleged in an anonymous complaint made to the Justice Department an agency official says Nobody is going to go out and try to hurt anyone Thats absolutely acting Deputy Chief Patrol Agent Jerry Armstrong said Thursday Still Armstrong said the agency wel comes an ongoing investigation of the allegations by the Justice Departments Office of the Inspector General and would move to punish any transgres sors found by the probe If OIG comes up with something then you can be guaranteed that well take whatever action is appropriate under the he said The Justice Department received the booby trap complaints within the last two weeks the second time this year the issue has been raised with the agency said Steve Beauchamp special agent in charge of the OIO in El Paso House Gives Final Approval To Juvenile Crime Bill AUSTIN AP The Texas House has given final approval to an over haul of the juvenile justice system that seeks to carry out Gov George W Bushs campaign pledge to get tough on violent youths Itll remove the bad kidsffom the street and itll keep them off the said Rep Toby Goodman RArling ton the bills author The House passed the bill 13710 Thursday The measure needs Senate approval before heading to Bush who made juvenile crime reform one of his four top legislative priorities This bill reestablishes the concept of punishment as a deterrent to juvenile crime It says to young people Were going to help you but if you engage in criminal behavior youre going to pay a said the governors press sec retary Karen Hughes It fulfills basically all of his major campaign pledges in the area of juve nile she said The juvenile crjme rate in Texas has skyrocketed 281 percent since 1987 In 1993 more than youths were 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