Also of note in Texas . . .
Showing how serious Texas economic troubles are, State Comptroller Bob Bullock, a Democrat, estimates the state's budget surplus at the end of fiscal 1983 will be well below the $1.7 billion forecast just three months ago. He sees economic setbacks driving the surplus down to a mere $1.3 billion - a figure that Republican Governor Clements still can point to as double 1981's biennial surplus.