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Since 1963, he said, “I have either chaired, authored, co-authored or been on a subcommittee of every major piece of water legislation that’s passed this House.” In addition, Clayton ticked off other governmental activities concerning water in which he is involved: second vice-president of the interstate Conference on Water Problems; a member of the executive board of the ,Southern Water Resources Conference; chairman of the National Resources Task Force Committee of the Intergovernmental Relations Committee of the Council of State Governments in Washington, D.C.; on the advisory committee of the Water Resources Council, a federal agency. He is active on behalf of certain pending federal water legislation. He recently had dinner with the head of .President Nixon’s new federal agency on the environment. If a federal bill by Sen. Henry Jackson, S. 3535, on land use management passes the Congress, Clayton said, “We hope to recommend model legislation to implement rural zoning.” And, he continued, he is a member of the West Texas Chamber of Commerce Water Committee and the West Texas Advisory Committee of the Texas Water Development Board. “If we passed a code of ethics that said this was wrong,” he said of his $20,000-a-year job with the West Texas water interests, “I would abide by it.” He said he made an agreement with the board of Water, Inc., that in the Legislature, “I was gonna carry my program. If there was a conflict [between them, ‘I will either resign your organization or from the Legislature.’ ” Furthermore, he said, “I’ve got nothing to hide.” HIS ROLE as executive director of Water, Inc., is widely known throughout his area, especially to the 3,000 members Vote by Counties in Rep. Bill Clayton’s District 72 on The “Texas Water Plan” in the special election of Aug. 5, 1969. Vote by Counties District 72 For Against Bailey County 642 85 Castro County 980 85 Cochran County 433 69 Deaf Smith County 1,203 87 Lamb County 1,895 224 Parmer County 1,005 75 Total, District-72 6,158 625 of the organization that receive its newsletter, which contains a column by him and his photograph. On Feb. 4, Clayton told the House constitutional amendments committee that his $100 million water-bond proposal would be matched on a 45-55% basis with 55% federal money. Backing Clayton up with testimony for the proposal, Hugh Yantis, executive director of the Texas Water Quality Board, said $400 million in Texas water bonds have been authorized; $100 million have been sold; and the remaining $300 million cannot be sold because of the 4% interest ceiling. He argues for the 6% ceiling. Yantis also referred to what he said was his board’s increased capability of “wisely spending the money.” He referred rather vaguely to a later stage “in a few years, when we will have our planning completed and start constructing regional systems.” This was apparently a reference to the Texas Water Plan. Yantis also told the legislators, “There is no magic money tree. All the money sooner or later has to come from the taxpayers.” R. M. Dixon, the veteran state water expert who opposed the 1969 Texas Water Plan, said to the Observer during the hearing that the Water Quality Board is “not in shape to administer” the water bond funds and that this work ought to be done by the Texas Water Development Board, which has been set up for some time for it. The Clayton-sponsored $100-million, 6% interest proposal passed the House, 112-8, despite criticism that it would cost $78 million in interest alone. It will be among the constitutional changes on which the people will vote next May 18. Clayton this month also led the fight against adoption of a resolution commending Cesar Chavez, the California organizer of farm workers. Farm interests in West Texas, which Clayton represents both as a legislator and Water, Inc.’s, top staffer, are not, as a general matter, friendly toward the idea of a farm worker’s union. The House passed the resolution commending Chavez by a tie vote, 66-66. R.D. 14 The Texas Observer TEXAS POLITICS An Introduction By JAMES E. ANDERSON, RICHARD W. MURRAY, and EDWARD F. FARLEY , University of Houston As up-to-date as the 1970 elections, this introduction to Texas politics concentrates on description and analysis of political institutions, processes, and behavior. The behavioral and the traditional approaches are combined within the central framework of political processes. A brief and flexible study of basic information. the treatment avoids excessive detail and does not concern itself with reform. 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