CLOWER, Ron (b. 1940)
Attorney, member of the Texas Senate from Garland, Democrat. His role in the passage of public utilities legislation during the Sixty-fourth Legislature.
Date of Interview: July 29, 1975
His experiences and personal views as a member of the Second Special Session of the Sixty-fifth Texas Legislature. Influence of Proposition 13 in California; opposition to Special Session; repeal of sales tax on utility bills; modification of inheritance tax exemptions; ad valorem tax; taxation on agricultural land; Peveto Bill.
Date of Interview: November 6, 1978
His experiences and personal views as a member of the Sixty-sixth Texas Legislature. Anti-consumer legislation; lobby influence; comments about Governor William Clements; compensation for victims of crime; Regional Transportation Act; “Killer Bees.”
Date of Interview: October 3, 1979