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Daily Legislative Clipping Service for February 23, 2018 Select another date

The Legislative Reference Library produces a Daily Newspaper Clipping Service for members of the Legislative community. Each morning, Library staff members select and compile articles of interest to the legislature from over 30 national and regional newspapers.

Headline Newspaper Columnist Date Related Links
Outrage about a Texas border death reflects distortions, partisan posturing and outright lies. Houston Chronicle  Editorial 02/23/18  
Legislature’s budget cuts are still going to cost you Dallas Morning News  Whitley, G. 02/23/18 2 TX bill(s)
Abbott spares death row inmate’s life, heeding father’s plea Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 02/23/18 2 doc(s)
Scott Milder’s run against Dan Patrick gets boost from education groups Austin American Statesman  Walsh, S. 02/23/18  
Jury finds state Sen. Carlos Uresti guilty of 11 felonies, leading to calls from Democratic colleagues to resign Austin American Statesman  Platoff, E. 02/23/18 1 doc(s)
Trump wants to arm teachers; Texas does Dallas Morning News  Ayala, E. 02/23/18 1 TX bill
Worried parents seek info districts can’t give Dallas Morning News  Wigglesworth, V. 02/23/18 1 doc(s)
Gov. Greg Abbott commutes death sentence minutes before Bart Whitaker's scheduled execution Houston Chronicle  Blakinger, K. 02/23/18 2 doc(s)
Uresti, Cain found guilty on all charges in end to salacious month-long fraud trial San Antonio Express News  Contreras, G. 02/23/18 1 doc(s)
4 Democrats vie for Congress in Williamson, Bell counties Austin American Statesman  Recio, M. 02/23/18  
Central Health parts ways with firm redeveloping Brackenridge site Austin American Statesman  Dinges, G. 02/23/18  
After lawsuit threat, Texas agency changes voter registration policy Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 02/23/18 4 doc(s)
Obituary for L. DeWitt Hale Austin American Statesman  Staff 02/23/18 4 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Pape, Loucks talk issues, campaign for Bastrop County judge Austin American Statesman  Sevilla, A. 02/23/18 1 TX bill
Frustration leads to Austin Dallas Morning News  Leszcynski, R. 02/23/18  
Agency to start helping disabled register to vote Dallas Morning News  Barragan, J. 02/23/18 3 doc(s)
Retirements hit DPS leadership Dallas Morning News  Barragan, J. 02/23/18 1 doc(s)
Senator guilty of fraud Dallas Morning News  Wang, J. 02/23/18 2 doc(s)
Abbott grants clemency just before execution Dallas Morning News  McGaughy, L. 02/23/18 3 doc(s)
Advisory issued on anti-abortion group Dallas Morning News  Wang, J. 02/23/18 3 doc(s)
Texas billboards could grow taller as height limit rises Houston Chronicle  Begley, D. 02/23/18 2 TX bill(s) 4 doc(s)
Texas school district says AG's unlawful electioneering allegation 'misleading' Houston Chronicle  Zelinski, A. 02/23/18 7 doc(s)
Ports push for more state investment to stem slowing cargo Houston Chronicle  Begley, D. 02/23/18 1 TX bill
Pasadena ISD student returns to home campus after drug allegation dispute Houston Chronicle  Carpenter, J. 02/23/18  
13-day tribute set to begin at Alamo San Antonio Express News  Huddleston, S. 02/23/18  
Texas election officials confident in voting security ahead of March 6 primary San Antonio Express News  Morris, A. 02/23/18  
How partnerships are transforming the RGV McAllen Monitor  Hinojosa, J. 02/18/18  
Neil Caldwell Houston Chronicle  Staff 02/23/18 1 doc(s)
Gov. Greg Abbott orders more safety measures for Texas schools after Florida shooting Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 02/22/18 2 doc(s)
Outside money reigns in race for statehouse seat Galveston Daily News  Ferguson, J. 02/22/18  
Valley lawmakers weigh deported veterans bill’s obstacles McAllen Monitor  Moreno, J. 02/22/18 5 doc(s)
On Execution Day, Three Killers in Different States Meet Different Fates New York Times  Haag, M. 02/23/18  
The Case for Allowing Felons to Vote New York Times  Nichanian, D. 02/23/18  
Some Teachers Already Have Guns Wall Street Journal  Hobbs, T. 02/23/18  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     02/22/18  

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