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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
Gov. Abbott, support Texas and oppose the bathroom bill Dallas Morning News  Editorial 01/13/17 1 TX bill 3 doc(s)
Cecilia Abbott leads in aiding foster care Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 01/13/17 1 doc(s)
Women at risk Houston Chronicle  Editorial 01/13/17 1 TX bill 5 doc(s)
Justice for Pasadena Houston Chronicle  Editorial 01/13/17 4 doc(s)
Archbishop Flores was a trailblazer San Antonio Express News  Editorial 01/13/17  
School choice means accountability to parents Austin American Statesman  bedrick, J. 01/13/17 1 doc(s)
Patrick’s ‘bathroom bill’ is antagonistic, unneeded Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Allen, C. 01/13/17 1 TX bill 4 doc(s)
Texas lawmakers look to courts as they make new run at bag bans Austin American Statesman  Price, A. 01/13/17 1 TX bill 7 doc(s)
Lawmakers propose easing STAAR testing requirements permanently Austin American Statesman  Chang, J. 01/13/17 2 TX bill(s)
Why can’t we just (sniff) wipe out Austin’s (achoo!) cedar trees? Austin American Statesman  Toohey, M. 01/13/17  
Withdrawal resumption plan unveiled Dallas Morning News  Hallman, T. 01/13/17 4 doc(s)
Air Force picks Fort Worth reserve base for F-35 squad-ron Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Baker, M. 01/13/17  
Bill to create bulletproof vests grants is being made a high priority Austin American Statesman  Jankowski, P. 01/13/17 1 TX bill
Ken Paxton fraud trial set for May Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 01/13/17 2 doc(s)
In national spotlight, Texas judge laments civic illiteracy Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 01/13/17 1 doc(s)
Gov. Greg Abbott fattens campaign account with another $9 million Austin American Statesman  Tilove, J. 01/13/17  
Blue Ribbon nominees get C’s, D’s from state Dallas Morning News  Hacker, H. 01/13/17 1 TX bill 3 doc(s)
Paxton trial set for May 1 Dallas Morning News  McGaughy, L. 01/13/17 2 doc(s)
In the Statehouse, let’s make sure you get heard Dallas Morning News  Lieber, D. 01/13/17 1 TX bill
Religious groups urged to help fix foster care Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 01/13/17 5 doc(s)
Bill calls for purchasing safer protective vests Dallas Morning News  Mekelburg, M. 01/13/17 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Panel: Limit suspensions of youngest kids Dallas Morning News  Ayala, E. 01/13/17 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Texas authors say 'no thanks' to honor from Texas legislature Houston Chronicle  Ward, A. 01/13/17 2 TX bill(s)
Changing attitudes on transgender issue, one teacher at a time Houston Chronicle  Snyder, M. 01/13/17 2 doc(s)
State again asks churches to help with foster care crisis Houston Chronicle  Ward, M. 01/13/17 5 doc(s)
Law school naming squabble resumes in federal court Houston Chronicle  Banks, G. 01/13/17 1 doc(s)
Judge schedules Paxton's securities fraud trial for May 1 Houston Chronicle  Zelinski, A. 01/13/17 2 doc(s)
HISD trustees vote to suspend the use of test scores in retention decisions Houston Chronicle  Webb, S. 01/13/17 3 doc(s)
Abbott adds $9M to campaign war chest San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 01/13/17  
Bathroom bill: A tempest in a toilet tank San Antonio Express News  Bragg, R. 01/13/17 1 TX bill 4 doc(s)
Texas Legislature has one job Amarillo Globe-News  Editorial 01/13/17  
UHV's funding request deserves approval Victoria Advocate  Editorial 01/13/17  
Time for true leaders to say 'enough' on bathroom bills Longview News-Journal  Editorial 01/12/17 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Texas' big three and scramble for Senate seat Abilene Reporter-News  McNeely, D. 01/12/17 1 TX bill 3 doc(s)
Paxton, lawmakers push for anti-human trafficking laws Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 01/13/17  
May 1 trial date set in Paxton's securities fraud case Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 01/13/17  
Perryman says Tyler area's economic growth will outpace nation, state Tyler Morning Telegraph  Maynard, R. 01/13/17  
Back to work: Longoria starts third term in Texas House Valley Morning Star  Garcia, R. 01/13/17  
RGV participation in HB 4 Texas Pre-k Grant Program is analyzed Rio Grande Guardian  Reyes, D. 01/13/17  
UPDATED: Blanco: Republican lawmakers playing politics over border security Rio Grande Guardian  Taylor, S. 01/13/17  
'Bathroom bill' for House members, staff is a no-go Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 01/12/17 1 TX bill 4 doc(s)
A&M-CC's new president to be determined by fall semester Corpus Christi Caller Times  Alvarado, B. 01/12/17 2 doc(s)
Texas House GOP says it will bill Obama for border security El Paso Times  Schladen, M. 01/12/17 2 doc(s)
Legislators: Feds should reimburse Texas $2.8 billion in border security costs Rio Grande Guardian  Montoya, L. 01/12/17 2 doc(s)
Bad News for the State Budget Rio Grande Guardian  Perryman, M. 01/12/17 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
South Texas, border, legislators plan to focus on education funding Rio Grande Guardian  Reyes, D. 01/12/17  
House Expected to Follow Senate’s Lead on Rush to Repeal Health Law New York Times  Pear, R. 01/13/17  
Health Care’s Bipartisan Problem: The Sick Are Expensive and Someone Has to Pay Wall Street Journal  Mathews, A. 01/13/17  

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