Memo from David A. Dean to William P. Clements, May 2, 1980
Memo from David A. Dean to William P. Clements, May 2, 1980. Regarding Law Enforcement Assistance Administration Program (LEAA).
Dean, David A. (David Allen), 1948-
Clements, William P., 1917-2011
United States. Law Enforcement Assistance Administration
"Texas Governor Term 1, 1979-1982"
Texas A&M University
Cushing Memorial Library and Archives
"Governor William P. Clements, Jr. Official State Papers, 1st Term, 1979-1983"
General Counsel | 1st term
Texas State library and archives commission
Clements Texas Papers
Office of the Governor -F5 "1/77,ay 2, 1980 TO: MEMO Governor Willia P. Clements, Jr. avid A. Dean Austin, Texas 78711 Phone (512) 475-3021 Attached is a summary requested by Doug of the responses received to date from your informational letter to the Governors of the other states concerning your reasoning for supporting the continuation of the LEAA program at the current level. (Copy attached.) The letter did not request a response from any of the Governors. You have received responses from nine Governors, five of whom have joined you in the effort to retain the LEAA program at its current funding level. (Copies attached.) They are Ella T. Grasso, Connecticut; George R. Ariyoshi, Hawaii; Hugh L. Carey, New York; James A. Rhodes, Ohio; and Dixy Lee Ray, Washington. Of the other four, William G. Milliken, Michigan, and John Y. Brown, Jr. Kentucky, have it under consideration; James R. Thompson, Illinois, made no commitment either way; and Lamar Alexander, Tennessee, is supporting the President. The National Criminal Justice Association advises that, in addition to the Governors who have written you supporting the LEAA program, there ailimmluip additional Governors and two trust territories actively engaged in the attempt to restore the LEAA program. They are as follows: James B. Hunt, Jr., North Carolina; Richard W. Riley, South Carolina; Charles Thone, Nebraska; Joseph E. Brennan, Maine; David C. Treen, Louisiana; Forrest H. James, Jr., Alabama; Ed Herschler, Wyoming; Bill Clinton, Arkansas; Bruce King, New Mexico; Juan F. Luis, Virgin Islands; Peter T. Coleman, American Somoa; Pierre S. Du Pont, IV, Delaware; J. Joseph Garrahy, Rhode Island; and John Carlin, Kansas. DAD:blw •••°°-• DAVID A. DEAN General Counsel