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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 7, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas Bush lobbies con for equity in Medicaid funding sessional GOP HeraldZeitung 0 Thursday September Classifieds By MICHELLE MITTELSTADT Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON AP With Congress poised to diwy up among I states the huge pot of federal Medicaid I dollars Texas Gov George W Bush I hit Capitol Hill to lobby GOP leaders I for a funding formula that will treat I highgrowth states fairly I And the Republican governor also I reiterated his call that the GOPled I Congress should avoid hamstringing Istzjte leaders by attaching new man I dates to the federal money I JA nightmare scenario is an unfair I funding formula and no I Bush told reporters Wednesday morn I ing after a closed breakfast with mem Ibers of the Texas congressional dele Igation During the day he and several other GOP governors met with Repub lican House leaders and committee chairmen The Medicaid issue coming on the heels of a contentious welfare debate snarled partially because of a fight over how to distribute dollars to states looms large because of the size of the massive program This year the Texas Medicaid pro gram amounts to billion of which billion is coming from Washing ton The federal government projects that Texas will spend billion next year on health care for the poor of which billion is in federal dollars Im concerned about it because this is a massive part of our Bush said Congressional Republicans are seek ing to reduce Medicaid spending by 182 billion over the next seven years In an effort to do so they are proposing turning over the program to states in exchange for lumpsum block grants Sen Kay Bailey Hutchison R Texas is seeking to modify the block grant formula by including a growth factor helping states with significant population growth She comes to the table flush from her success as chief negotiator for a coali tion of Sunbelt and other highgrowth state senators who temporarily side tracked welfare reform in search of funding equity in the block granting of the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program As with AFDC Mrs Hutchison is proposing that all states be frozen at current levels of Medicaid funding But she wants to target the 4 percent annual Medicaid growth rate built into the GOP budget to Texas and other states rapidly gaining population Texas Today Texas Takes Three Cases to Mexican Authorities IAUSTIN AP Texas officials have presented three murder cases to Mexican authorities for prosecution Attorney General Dan Morales says Morales said the cases are from Hidalgo Starr and Val Verde court ties In each case the suspects are known or believed to be in Mexico frontera border cannot be a finish line to Morales said in i statement issued Wednesday prosecution of these individu als in Mexico would benefit both coun trjes Texas is following these cases into Mexico and the Mexican gov erriment has expressed a willingness to cooperate and desire to punish those Found guilty of committing violent primes on he said The cases were presented in Mexico Dity on Tuesday to a prosecutor for Jhe Mexican attorney general by lorales international prosecutions unit and officials from the three coun ties f Lots of Sickness Around School But Is The Goo Responsible BAYTOWN Texas AP For jf ears Dianne Branan and her family of vo daughters and four grandchildren Bave put up with nausea vomiting headaches and diarrhea Then about two weeks ago she start sd noticing a pungent black goo Appearing in a hole in her backyard All summer people have asked me I had a gas leak because it smelled Mrs Branan says as she waits vith her neighbors for the latest word i a similar goo found across the street and on the playground of Carv er Elementary I It is long forgotten if known at all by current residents that Carver Ele rientary originally an allblack high was built atop a former oil storage pit in 1946 on land donated by Exxons original incarnation Hum ble Oil Co ave down Mrs Branans street land residents recall intestinal problems I and miscarriages cancers and cysts Wilson Fined Record By Federal Election Commission WASHINGTON AP Texas Congressman Charlie Wilson has been slapped with the largest fine ever assessed by the Federal Election Com mission against a House member for 15 violations of federal election law The campaign committee of the IJufkin Democrat who is serving his term in Congress has paid in fines the FEC said Wednesday The fines were paid by The Wilson Committee in three installments Wilson said any violations made by his campaign were honest mistakes Based on the commissions con clusion that no intentional wrongdoing occurred the committee decided to accept the settlement rather than expend the resources that further FEC proceedings would have he said in a written statement Wednes day evening In fact a 10page conciliation agree ment signed by attorneys for Wilsons committee and the FEC states on the first page The commission found reason to believe The Wilson Com mittee and its treasurer knowingly and willfully violated federal elec tion law The Wilson Committee has responded that it disagrees that there were any knowing and willful viola tions of the Federal Election Campaign Hutchison Ethics Commit tee Decision on Packwood Responsible WASHINGTON AP The Sen ate Ethics Committees recommenda tion that Sen Bob Packwood be expelled represents a reasoned and responsible step forward in the ethics says one of the Senates eight women members Sen Kay Bailey Hutchison R Texas said the committees unani mous recommendation to expel the Oregon Republican will factor into her own decisionmaking when senators are called on to vote on the matter On an issue of this magnitude I believe it would only be fair to look at the findings of the committee before announcing my she said in a statement Wednesday night But I am comfortable saying that the unanimous vote of the ethics committee will carry great weight in my Appearing before reporters shortly after word of the committees closed door action leaked Packwood said the 60 vote was totally and absolutely It wasnt immediately clear whether the expulsion recommendation would sway the views of Texas senior sena tor Republican Phil Gramm Churches File Brief in Sup port of ExTV Evangelist DALLAS AP Thirty Texas churches are backing Robert Tilton against two lawsuits accusing the evan gelist of fraud If someone slips on a church park ing lot and there is a claim that is a proper said the churches lawyer J Shelby Sharpe of Fort Worth But when it comes to prayer requests and how they are handled the secular courts have never had the power to review One suit was filed in 1993 by four people who alleged their prayers went unanswered after they gave Tilton money In a 1992 suit Norma Smith of Dal las accused Tilton of defrauding her and about 500 others by insisting that he could heal ill and injured people She alleged that her husband Tom mie Smith was billed for a pledge the church says he made several months after he had died In a brief filed Monday with the Texas Supreme Court the mostly mainline Protestant congregations sup ported Tiltons contention that a church cannot be sued without violating reli gious freedoms guaranteed under the Constitution Tiltons lawyer Rhonda Byrd said Wednesday Testimony Begins in RaceTinged Murder Trial LUBBOCK Texas AP Prose cutors lacking an eyewitness to the predawn murder of a stockbroker are building their case on a semiautomat ic rifle caught in a fishermans net Jurors viewed the weapon Wednes day the first day of testimony against Ryan Keith Moody Moody 21 pleaded innocent in front of a courtroom so crowded that sever al spectators had to stand Testimony resumes today An FBI affidavit quotes witnesses who say 39yearold Randy Lawson was shot at random because he was white Moody and a codefendant Kenneth DeShan Polk 23 are black Folks trial is pending Lawyer Says Man Charged in Girls Freezing Death Is Incompetent AUSTIN man accused of murdering a 16yearold girl after dousing her with water and forcing her to sleep outside in 39 degree cold is incompetent to stand trial his lawyer says Jose Fonseca Najera 40 remained jailed Wednesday charged with murder in the Jan 4 death of Maria Escalante Najera is accused of torturing sexual ly assaulting and murdering the girl after bringing her from Mexico to work at his home During a news conference Wednes day at the Travis County Jail defense attorney Bennie Ray said Najeras powers of reason are deteriorating Im finding it more and more dif ficult every week to communicate with him because he cant keep a chain of Ray said Ray said Najera is unable to assist in his own defense a possible criterion for an incompetency ruling Customs Alters Program as Cartel Arrests Put Pressure on Border SAN DIEGO AP A program designed to speed lowrisk commerce from Mexico to the United States will be modified next year to prevent drug traffickers from sneaking through the border Customs officials say In theory the program known as Line Release allows highvolume importers with unblemished records to bring their goods into the United States with a minimum of inspection sometimes none Background checks have been done only on the importers not on the truck ing companies and drivers that haul the goods across the border Published reports have linked last years steep drop in border drug seizures to Line Release We found the potential loophole in Line said Customs Com missioner George Weise who was joined Wednesday by federal drug czar Lee Brown Speaking at a news conference Wednesday Weise said starting July 1 1996 every importer participating in the program will be required to use Customsapproved carriers and dri vers Amtrak Ends DallasHous ton Rail Service Sunday HOUSTON AP The Texas the last Amtrak passenger rail link between Houston and Dallas will fly for the last time this weekend The last Texas Eagle train will depart from Houston at Sun day That will leave only one Amtrak train to serve Houston the Sunset Limited that runs from Los Angeles to Miami three times weekly Most people dont care They dont ride the train and they dont know about said Sherman Frost a former Texas University professor upset at the loss of service While area residents hoping to ride a train to Dallas now will be out of luck passengers hoping to continue north to Little Rock St Louis and Chicago will fare a little better Amtrak will provide a chartered Greyhound bus from its Houston sta tion to Longview where passengers can catch the train on its thriceweek ly San AntonioChicago route UT College Officials Use the Internet to Raise Funds AUSTIN AP The communica tions school at the University of Texas has found a way to take fund raising to global level a silent auction on the Internet Such items as two VIP tickets to NBCs Saturday Night a foot ball signed by the 1994 Sun Bowl champion Texas Longhorns and a signed framed animation eel of Fred Flinstone are offered to the highest bidder Officials at the UT College of Com munications say they hope to raise about and some interest in the Internet We think its a unique said Lillian Davis an IBM executive who chairs the colleges 35member advisory panel Panel members used personal con tacts to assemble about 100 items for the auction which is open to the pub lic 85 Buick Riviera 85 Buick Riviera 89 Dodge Dynasty One owner Loaded 73Kmi 6257626 92 Camaro Rs Green Ttops 6292788 93Pontiac Grand Prix LE White stereo cas sette tilt cruise power windows locks 4 door Sporty nice Trade In value Retail value Make me an offer 9074100 1987 LINCOLN TOWNCAR Loaded 6256997 or 6292447 evenlnqs We Buy Used Cars and trucks Anything Randy Adams Inc 625 7159 105 81 Chevy Good work truck needs some work OBO 84 Ford Van Cargo Long Bed 6299268 89 Plymouth Grand Voyager LE Orig Owner V6 loaded excel after 6pm 93 Ford Ranger V6 like new under 5K 81 Ford Pickup Ton 210935 2372 81 Pontiac Grd Prix Runs 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directions New Braunfels Convenience Store Manager High school graduate local reference 55 hour work week Dependable honest Start a month pigs bonus plan retirement hos pital and medical plan after one year Call Mike Cole man at PART TIME ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE CLERK PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Write receipts for all mail pay ments and code to account prepare daily cash turn in report and prepare deposits and deliver to bark Must have a vehicle KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED Must have experience with ac counts receivable ability to work quickly and accurately with figures ability to to ensure proper credit ap plication DAYS AND HOURS NORMALLY WORKED MondaytSg Friday to Please send resume to TO Landa St New 78130
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