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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
Restore Medicaid therapy funds Houston Chronicle  Editorial 05/22/17 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Harming Texas mothers is a terrible way to make a point San Antonio Express News  Editorial 05/22/17 4 TX bill(s)
Give us an Alamo that lives and breathes San Antonio Express News  Kell, W. 05/22/17 1 doc(s)
Texas House gives initial OK to transgender bathroom ban in schools Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 05/22/17 3 TX bill(s)
Lawmakers reach budget compromise after Abbott demands incentive money Austin American Statesman  Walsh, S. 05/22/17 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
House deal’s focus is schools Dallas Morning News  McGaughy, L. 05/22/17 3 TX bill(s)
Mission to fix civil forfeiture clashes with cops, Trump Dallas Morning News  Rudner, J. 05/22/17 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Texas Legislature revives transgender ‘bathroom bill’ for public schools Fort Worth Star-Telegram    05/22/17 4 TX bill(s) 3 doc(s)
House adopts bathroom restrictions for transgender students Houston Chronicle  Zelinski, A. 05/22/17 3 TX bill(s)
Texas House votes for school bathroom proposal affecting transgender kids San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 05/22/17 4 TX bill(s)
House approves annexation limits, over opposition from Austin leaders Austin American Statesman  Walsh, S. 05/22/17 1 TX bill
PolitiFact: Lawmaker says abortions are safer than vasectomies Austin American Statesman  Selby, W. 05/22/17 1 TX bill 4 doc(s)
Abbott secures funds to recruit business with veto threat Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 05/22/17 1 TX bill
Court delays ruling on cost of Paxton prosecution Dallas Morning News  McGaughy, L. 05/22/17 5 doc(s)
Paxton’s pastor sues lead witnesses Dallas Morning News  McGaughy, L. 05/22/17 5 doc(s)
U.S. prosecutors may try to disqualify Watts as attorney in Uresti criminal case San Antonio Express News  Contreras, G. 05/22/17 1 doc(s)
The Texas Legislature is where bills go to die – by design Abilene Reporter-News  Moritz, J. 05/21/17  
Uniform, state-wide rules for ride-booking apps make sense Tyler Morning Telegraph  Editorial 05/21/17  
Time to put an end to pain-free straight-ticket voting Waco Tribune Herald  Editorial 05/21/17  
Pre-K need still there Beaumont Enterprise  Editorial 05/20/17  
Better Tech: State, cities at odds over fee for new cellphone nodes Texarkana Gazette  Editorial 05/20/17  
Teach math and science, not social justice Tyler Morning Telegraph  Editorial 05/20/17  
Time to put an end to pain-free straight-ticket voting Waco Tribune Herald  Editorial 05/20/17  
Texas has opportunity to create jobs, infrastructure for poorest cities McAllen Monitor  Stanislaus, J. 05/22/17  
Abbott’s absence is keeping Austin weird Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Leeson, J. 05/21/17  
Texas will lead the way in energy production Tyler Morning Telegraph  Christian, W. 05/21/17  
A better bail system for Texas El Paso Times  Haugen, M. 05/20/17  
TMPO endorses widening of I-30 Texarkana Gazette  Bischof, G. 05/22/17  
Patrick-Straus feud dominates session's last days Abilene Reporter-News  Moritz, J. 05/22/17  
Texas A&M unveils 'master plan' for campus Bryan Eagle  Kuhlmann, S. 05/22/17  
Sharp touts Texas A&M System in series of online videos Bryan Eagle  Staff 05/22/17  
Negotiators reach tentative deal on 2-year stage budget Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 05/22/17  
Lubbock again experiences appraisal increase, deadline to protest nears Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Dotray, M. 05/22/17  
Texas Legislature not working for economic recovery Victoria Advocate  Cargo, K. 05/22/17  
Should SB4 be allowed to stand? Victoria Advocate  Garcia, L. 05/22/17  
Wind farm bill to go to Texas House floor Monday Wichita Falls Record News  Moritz, J. 05/22/17  
Congressman Beto O'Rourke, challenging Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018, stops in Tyler on Saturday Tyler Morning Telegraph  Maynard, R. 05/21/17  
Bills from area lawmakers progress in Austin Longview News-Journal  Evans, G. 05/21/17  
Bathroom bill bad for Texas business: Column El Paso Times  Me. 05/20/17  
Lubbock wanted more supervision as 5G technology makes its way to Texas Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Dotray, M. 05/20/17  
Landry seeking Democratic nomination for Texas House 83 race Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Dotray, M. 05/20/17  
Texas Senate passes bill to ban texting while driving; Gov. Abbott expected to sign it into law Tyler Morning Telegraph  Staff 05/20/17  
Baylor board chairman responds to lawmaker's criticism Waco Tribune Herald  Ericksen, P. 05/20/17  
Senate approves Craddick’s texting bill Midland Reporter Telegram  Doreen, S. 05/20/17  
Texas Bill Aims to Boost Reporting of Improper Teacher-Student Relationships Wall Street Journal  Hobbs, T. 05/22/17  

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