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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
Latest rules one more effort by Texas to shame women who choose abortion Dallas Morning News  Editorial 12/02/16 2 doc(s)
Special ed metrics need public input Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 12/02/16 1 doc(s)
Hey buddy, pay for my handgun license Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 12/02/16 2 TX bill(s)
Texas’ $61 billion pension problem Austin American Statesman  Quintero, J. 12/02/16 1 doc(s)
Legislature preparing for another round of gun bills Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 12/02/16 15 TX bill(s)
State spent three months trying to find CPS memo leak to Statesman Austin American Statesman  Ball, A. 12/02/16 2 doc(s)
Memo reveals freezer malfunction at Austin police’s troubled DNA lab Austin American Statesman  Plohetski, T. 12/02/16 1 doc(s)
Plan for new CPS hires, raises hits launch day — and finally wins Texas leaders’ OK Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 12/02/16 5 doc(s)
Missing: hundreds of endangered Texas blind salamanders San Antonio Express News  Gibbons, B. 12/02/16 2 TX bill(s)
Judge keeps guns out of Waller County courthouse Austin American Statesman  A.P. Wire 12/02/16 1 TX bill 4 doc(s)
Texas A&M sets unity event during white nationalist’s speech Austin American Statesman  Lozano, J. 12/02/16  
Abbott vows to cut money for ‘sanctuary’ campuses Austin American Statesman  Wire Reports 12/02/16 1 doc(s)
Official: Texas’ sales tax haul dips — just one reason next state budget won’t be pretty Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 12/02/16 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Families have a chance to tell feds, state about special education concerns in Texas Dallas Morning News  Ayala, E. 12/02/16 1 doc(s)
Gov. Greg Abbott vows to cut funding to state universities that welcome immigrants here illegally Dallas Morning News  Downs, C. 12/02/16 5 doc(s)
Foundation offers to pay full cost for downtown Dallas park as rivals vie for site Dallas Morning News  Hallman, T. 12/02/16 1 doc(s)
Feds, TEA to tour Texas for public comment on special ed Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Swaby, A. 12/02/16 3 doc(s)
Senator files judicial complaints over county bail system Houston Chronicle  Rogers, B. 12/02/16 1 doc(s)
Community colleges can limit guns Houston Chronicle  Ellis, L. 12/02/16 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
The straight-ticket effect in District 117 San Antonio Express News  Garcia, G. 12/02/16 3 doc(s)
Lawmakers agree to hire more CPS workers, give raises San Antonio Express News  Ward, M. 12/02/16 5 doc(s)
Business leaders, others weigh new multimillion-dollar Alamo area proposal San Antonio Express News  Rahman, F. 12/02/16 2 doc(s)
Lawmakers lower the state’s spending cap San Antonio Express News  Zelinski, A. 12/02/16 1 doc(s)
NCAA unveils 2018 Final Four logo for San Antonio San Antonio Express News  Baugh, J. 12/02/16 3 doc(s)
State budget writers brace for lean times ahead Abilene Reporter-News  Moritz, J. 12/02/16  
Republican agendas could clash in Austin. Abilene Reporter-News  Editorial 12/02/16  
A&M has the right response to 'alt-right' speaker Beaumont Enterprise  Editorial 12/02/16  
What about the sanctity of the living? Corpus Christi Caller Times  Editorial 12/02/16  
Texas A&M made the right decision Galveston Daily News  Mathews, D. 12/02/16  
Texas House speaker has state business on his mind, not political pandering, hijinks Waco Tribune Herald  Editorial 12/02/16  
Follow the law in Texas Amarillo Globe-News  Editorial 12/01/16  
Fourth try for a statewide ban on texting while driving should be a charm Longview News-Journal  Editorial 12/01/16 5 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Texas women face yet more state intrusion upon their rights Waco Tribune Herald  Rigby, J. 12/01/16 2 doc(s)
Redistricting, gridlock and rigged elections Longview News-Journal  McNeely, D. 12/01/16 1 doc(s)
Texas A&M top public school in study abroad Bryan Eagle  Kuhlmann, S. 12/02/16  
Texas A&M receives $12 million grant for middle school science program Bryan Eagle  Kamenicky, E. 12/02/16  
Panel considers whether to limit hail-related lawuits Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 12/02/16  
UTRGV sends invoice to McAllen for $2 million McAllen Monitor  Ferman, M. 12/02/16  
Battle over gun rights to resume in 2017 Legislature Abilene Reporter-News  Moritz, J. 12/01/16 6 TX bill(s)
President Young outlines plans for Texas A&M's future Bryan Eagle  Kuhlmann, S. 12/01/16  
Texas needs to help patients avoid surprise, out-of-network ER bills Waco Tribune Herald  Valencia, V. 12/01/16 4 doc(s)
Kilgore eyes legislative advocacy team, plan Longview News-Journal  Isaac, J. 12/01/16 1 doc(s)
Opposition to state Senate tax cap plan grows Longview News-Journal  Evans, G. 12/01/16 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
An Urban-Rural Divide? Rio Grande Guardian  Perryman, M. 12/01/16  
Texas Again Places Obstacles in Front of Those Seeking Abortions New York Times  Alvarez, L. 12/02/16  
Really, You’re Blaming Transgender People for Trump? New York Times  Boyd, D. 12/02/16  
‘Rigged’ or Not, Election Positions Trump to Shape Rules on How You Vote New York Times  Wines, M. 12/02/16  
Labor Department Appeals Injunction on Overtime-Pay Rule Wall Street Journal  Trottman, M. 12/02/16  
Ohio State Attack Prompts Colleges to Review Emergency-Response Plans Wall Street Journal  Maher, K. 12/02/16  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     12/01/16  

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