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Transcript cont.. . 3 concern about the firing of the nurses and Inadequate patient care at Jeff Davis, and urging them to seek solutions to the problems at the hospital. Write to Judge of Harris Co.: Bill Elliot Address: Commissioner, Pet, It Tom Bass Family Law Center 2) Jamie H. Bray 1115 Congress Ave. Bob Eckels Houston, Tx 3) Write to Commissioner Tom Bass praising him for the stand he has taken. 4) Write to the American Public Health Association urging that thay conduct an independent investigation of conditions at Jeff Davis. Write to Dr. William McBeath, Executive Director American Put lie Health Association 1015 18th St., N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036 —report by Susan Heavey TWPC CONVENTION If you weren't In Austin July 26-28, you missed it all: an emergency trip to the Capitol to lobby constitutional convention delegates; the election of new officers for state; announcement of the woman of the year; passage of a whole series of resolutions dealing with caucus concerns; release of the TWPC constitutional convention report; a fierce and eloquent keynote address by C, Delores Tucker, Pennsylvania secretary of state, and a surprise visit by Sissy; and a variety of well-planned and successful workshops . Acting on information Saturday afternoon that deadlocked constitutional convention delegates were considering a trade of the exclusion of a right-to-work provision for relntroduction of a welfare ceiling In the new constitution, caucus members surged over to the Capitol to call their legislators off the floor. Removal of a welfare ceiling was a top priority item during the convention, and feminists reemphaslzed TWPC's opposition to its restoration—in effect, trading the well-being of women and children for the rights of workers. The proposal failed; maybe caucus members' promptness in raising a little (expletive deleted) helped! Named Woman of the Year at the convention was Ernestine Gloss- brenner of Alice, Jim Wells County Caucus, in recognition of her efforts on behalf of women in the caucus. New TWPC officers are Jane wacon, chair; Maria Angela Flores, vice-chair for communication/ organization; Ernestine Glossbrenner, vice-chair for political action Loretta Jo Shaw, vice-chair for membership; Olga DeLeon, vice- chair for legislation; Elaine Wheeler, vice-chair for finance; and comptroller, Sharon Macha (of Harris County—our special congratulations, Sharon!). The two latter offices were created by a by-laws charge from the origin?.! office of vice-chair for finance; from now on, the finance vice-chair will deal particularly with fund-raising, and the comptroller with budget and disbursements. delegates voted to change the by-laws to the effect that the Policy Council, by a four-fifths vote of its members, may change the by-laws; this power had previously been vested only in the State Convention. cont. next pg.