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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
Voters Should Get Say Dallas Morning News  Editorial 08/18/17  
Thanks a Million, Austin Dallas Morning News  Editorial 08/18/17  
Buried history Houston Chronicle  Editorial 08/18/17  
Rape insurance Houston Chronicle  Editorial 08/18/17 1 TX bill
Move Confederate statues from parks to reliquaries Austin American Statesman  Oppel, R. 08/18/17 1 doc(s)
Universities are no place for suppressing decency Houston Chronicle  McRaven, W. 08/18/17  
Funding uncertainty threatens addiction research Houston Chronicle  Khatiwada, S. 08/18/17 2 doc(s)
Lawmakers offer urban schools little extra Austin American Statesman  Chang, J. 08/18/17 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Invasive zebra mussels found in Lake Austin Austin American Statesman  Wilson, M. 08/18/17 2 doc(s)
Focus shifts to ballot battles Dallas Morning News  Grissom, B. 08/18/17 2 TX bill(s) 3 doc(s)
Glitch sparks concerns about fully funding new grant programs for kids with disabilities Houston Chronicle  Zelinski, A. 08/18/17 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Push to remove Confederate monuments at state Capitol facing roadblock San Antonio Express News  Morris, A. 08/18/17  
New CEO tapped for Alamo San Antonio Express News  Huddleston, S. 08/18/17 1 doc(s)
US Congressman Carter announces his re-election run Austin American Statesman  Stutzman, B. 08/18/17  
Plaque in Capitol targeted Austin American Statesman  Silver, J. 08/18/17  
McRaven fears U.S. is losing sight of common humanity Austin American Statesman  Haurwitz, R. 08/18/17  
Police try to ease fear over new law Dallas Morning News  Solis, D. 08/18/17 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Organizer postpones rally plans Dallas Morning News  Chiquillo, J. 08/18/17 1 doc(s)
Texas to take out $5.4 billion in loans Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 08/18/17 4 doc(s)
Program’s fate now lies with Trump Dallas Morning News  Barragan, J. 08/18/17 7 doc(s)
5 lawmakers back removal Dallas Morning News  Hallman, T. 08/18/17  
Area police scrambling to get Senate Bill 4 policies in place Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Ramirez Jr., D. 08/18/17 1 TX bill
UNT System chooses top NASA administrator as next chancellor Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Watkins, M. 08/18/17  
Area mayor wonders why state removed Rebel flags Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Kennedy, B. 08/18/17  
Firm buys debt in move to block Oncor purchase Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Monks, M. 08/18/17 3 doc(s)
Newest state cancer grants lure back former Houston research star Houston Chronicle  Ackerman, T. 08/18/17 2 doc(s)
Pearland draws attention of Democrat seeking suburban votes Houston Chronicle  Snyder, M. 08/18/17  
NASA official with Houston ties gets nod for UNT chancellor Houston Chronicle  George, C. 08/18/17  
TEA is probing another San Antonio school district San Antonio Express News  Malik, A. 08/18/17  
Abbott signs 3 bills with few likely to reach desk in final week Austin American Statesman  Sterling, E. 08/17/17 8 TX bill(s) 5 doc(s)
District sues state comptroller for funding Austin American Statesman  Huber, M. 08/17/17  
Statewide means statewide, even in Amarillo Amarillo Globe-News  Editorial 08/18/17  
Teachers, schools deserved better from Legislature Beaumont Enterprise  Editorial 08/18/17  
Are state leaders up for challenge? Waco Tribune Herald  Editorial 08/18/17  
Railroad commissioner does Port of Corpus Christi a huge favor Corpus Christi Caller Times  Editorial 08/17/17  
Paxton wrong in efforts to end DACA El Paso Times  Editorial 08/17/17 3 doc(s)
Hold 'Em or Fold 'Em?: Poker clubs exploit loophole in Texas gambling law Texarkana Gazette  Editorial 08/17/17 1 doc(s)
Texas debates Confederate markers Abilene Reporter-News  Moritz, J. 08/18/17  
Monumental shift in El Paso El Paso Times  Villa, P. 08/18/17  
Texas honors local businesses who hire veterans Texarkana Gazette  Stone, J. 08/17/17  
Texas Panhandle native enters race for 7th Court of Appeals, will face Abbott appointee Amarillo Globe-News  Stein, R. 08/18/17  
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz to stop in Amarillo for tour of Sage Oil Vac, roundtable discussion Amarillo Globe-News  Stein, R. 08/18/17  
Student group BTHO Hate renews efforts to bring statue memorializing Matthew Gaines to Texas A&M campus Bryan Eagle  Kuhlmann, S. 08/18/17  
Abbott appoints Lubbock County court judge to appellate court Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Monte, G. 08/18/17  
Craddick: Let the caucus pick a candidate for speaker Midland Reporter Telegram  Doreen, S. 08/18/17  
Officials say Confederate monuments haven't been issue in Longview Longview News-Journal  Isaac, J. 08/18/17  
Dean, Clardy cite wins in recent special session of Legislature Longview News-Journal  Isaac, J. 08/18/17  
Pastor: Texas Senate doesn't support public education Longview News-Journal  Isaac, J. 08/18/17  
Texas special session ends with half of Abbott's priorities passed Abilene Reporter-News  Mekelburg, M. 08/17/17  
Abbott joins Patrick in criticism of Straus' leadership Abilene Reporter-News  Moritz, J. 08/17/17  
Local control was major focus of Amarillo lawmakers during special session Amarillo Globe-News  Stein, R. 08/17/17 1 TX bill
Texas to challenge congressional district invalidation, possibly within days Corpus Christi Caller Times  Woolbright, M. 08/17/17 1 doc(s)
Railroad commissioner visits Corpus Christi's port, advocates deepening, widening Corpus Christi Caller Times  Woolbright, M. 08/17/17 1 doc(s)
Political Buzz: Henry says 'no' to removing Galveston's Confederate statue Galveston Daily News  Ferguson, J. 08/17/17 3 doc(s)
Area schools fare well, overall, in TEA ratings McAllen Monitor  Perez-Hernandez, D. 08/17/17 2 TX bill(s) 2 doc(s)
Hidalgo County extends early voting hours McAllen Monitor  Lopez-Puente, N. 08/17/17 1 doc(s)
Southwest Rises as 2018 Senate Battleground New York Times  Burns, A. 08/18/17  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     08/17/17  

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