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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
Our endorsements Houston Chronicle  Editorial 10/24/16  
Our election recommendations San Antonio Express News  Editorial 10/24/16  
DISD, Do What State Asks Dallas Morning News  Editorial 10/22/16  
Thumbs up, down Houston Chronicle  Editorial 10/22/16  
Why Hillary Clinton should carry Texas Austin American Statesman  Smith, G. 10/24/16  
Can Hillary win Texas? No, but … Austin American Statesman  Mackowiak, M. 10/24/16  
Texas and Mexico: ties that bind Houston Chronicle  Turner, S. 10/24/16  
Help veterans transition to law enforcement San Antonio Express News  Cornyn, J. 10/24/16  
Texans can vote without ID San Antonio Express News  Martinez Fischer, T. 10/24/16  
Focus on expertise of scientists instead of criticizing courts San Antonio Express News  Barton, R. 10/24/16  
Financial exploitation of elderly a troubling trend San Antonio Express News  Morstad, T. 10/24/16  
All-white Abilene school board considers new voting system to increase diversity Austin American Statesman  Schwartz, J. 10/24/16 1 doc(s)
Ex-state psychiatrist faces up to 11 accusers in child sex abuse trial Austin American Statesman  Autullo, R. 10/24/16  
AP Exclusive: 'High threat' Texas border busts aren't always Austin American Statesman  Weber, P. 10/24/16 2 doc(s)
In W. Texas race, all bets always off Dallas Morning News  Leslie, K. 10/24/16  
New Jersey refinery concerns echo safety issues in Texas Houston Chronicle  Collette, M. 10/24/16 6 doc(s)
Officials prepare for uncertainty, confusion as early voting begins Monday Houston Chronicle  Elliott, R. 10/24/16 1 doc(s)
Record turnout expected for start of early voting San Antonio Express News  Gonzalez, J. 10/24/16  
Austin Rep. Celia Israel facing challenge from Republican Ceasar Ruiz Austin American Statesman  Walsh, S. 10/24/16  
Early voting starts Monday: What you need to know Austin American Statesman  Wear, B. 10/24/16  
Texas teachers have a stake in Formula One’s sale to Liberty Media Austin American Statesman  Maher, J. 10/24/16  
Poll: Clinton closing gap in Texas Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 10/24/16  
Accounts conflict on DWI test error Dallas Morning News  Wigglesworth, V. 10/24/16  
Houston school district at the mercy of voters on local tax revenue forfeiture Houston Chronicle  Mellon, E. 10/24/16  
More environmentalists scrutinize Balmorhea-area drilling plans Houston Chronicle  Hunn, D. 10/24/16  
Yes, the HISD ballot measure really is that confusing Houston Chronicle  Binkovitz, L. 10/24/16  
Is it a waste to vote for someone other than Clinton or Trump? San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 10/24/16  
Fight brewing between Texas mineral owners, oil and gas industry San Antonio Express News  Hiller, J. 10/24/16  
State Boards Dallas Morning News  Editorial 10/23/16  
Crossover votes Houston Chronicle  Editorial 10/23/16  
Housing challenges Houston Chronicle  Editorial 10/23/16 1 doc(s)
Tomás Uresti best pick for District 118 San Antonio Express News  Editorial 10/23/16  
Galindo deserving of a second term San Antonio Express News  Editorial 10/22/16  
Same old, same tolls; we need fresh thinking to break gridlock Austin American Statesman  Beers, S. 10/23/16  
College paved path to American dream Houston Chronicle  Arce, J. 10/23/16 1 TX bill
HISD proposal simply a matter of pocketbook Houston Chronicle  Hochberg, S. 10/23/16 1 doc(s)
State’s foster care challenges need collaborative solution Austin American Statesman  Gendron, C. 10/22/16 3 doc(s)
Near-death experience in Texas Houston Chronicle  Stolarz, B. 10/22/16 2 doc(s)
State rules hamper efforts to register new voters Austin American Statesman  Schwartz, J. 10/23/16  
Is broadcaster Alex Jones the voice in Trump’s head? Austin American Statesman  Tilove, J. 10/23/16  
Only Democrat in statewide office faces GOP challenger Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Montgomery, D. 10/23/16  
Trump alienates Asian voters Houston Chronicle  Kriel, L. 10/23/16  
Schools purged kids from special ed San Antonio Express News  Rosenthal, B. 10/23/16 4 doc(s)
High court hopefuls lack judicial experience San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 10/23/16  
CPS wants to bolster staff Austin American Statesman  Chang, J. 10/22/16 5 doc(s)
Shooting ends man’s mental illness battle Austin American Statesman  Moravec, E. 10/22/16 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
New Austin hotel could be a Trump Austin American Statesman  Novak, S. 10/22/16  
Texans go to battleground states to help campaigns Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 10/22/16  
Russian poll watchers not welcome in Texas Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Malewitz, J. 10/22/16 4 doc(s)
Transformation In S. Side Education San Antonio Express News  Foster-Frau, S. 10/22/16  
Polling monitor sign-ups in Texas soaring San Antonio Express News  Rauf, D. 10/22/16 1 TX bill 5 doc(s)
Site of historic ‘powder house’ found San Antonio Express News  Huddleston, S. 10/22/16  
UT’s Latino Research Initiative studies Hispanic health issues Austin American Statesman  Benavides, L. 10/23/16  
In Rural Texas, Neither Party Sees A Good Reason To Help Out Austin American Statesman  Schwartz, J. 10/23/16  
We lose in war between insurers, lawyers Dallas Morning News  Lieber, D. 10/23/16  
Bathroom bill could cost Texas Dallas Morning News  Schnurman, M. 10/23/16  
All over Texas, early voting for the Nov. 8 election starts Monday Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 10/23/16  
State rejects Turkey’s complaint on schools Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Webster, T. 10/23/16  
Mothers again are being penalized in fight for their foster kids Houston Chronicle  Falkenberg, L. 10/23/16  
1 in 5 districts led by women Houston Chronicle  Webb, S. 10/23/16  
Despite its name, commission works on energy all the live long day Houston Chronicle  Tomlinson, C. 10/23/16  
Utilities undervalue rooftop solar, study says Houston Chronicle  Handy, R. 10/23/16  
Cops’ training in spotlight after mentally ill man’s death San Antonio Express News  Moravec, E. 10/23/16  
Waterway rowdies prompt ire San Antonio Express News  MacCormack, Z. 10/23/16  
Austin’s jobless rate holds steady at 3.5% Austin American Statesman  Grisales, C. 10/22/16  
Complaint against Paxton is refiled Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 10/22/16  
Trump Hotel plan could woo Chinese Dallas Morning News  Benning, T. 10/22/16  
Feds are reviving Paxton fraud case Dallas Morning News  McGaughy, L. 10/22/16  
CPS plan shouldn’t ignore pay Dallas Morning News  Ragland, J. 10/22/16  
Legislator arrested on family violence charge Dallas Morning News  Te. 10/22/16  
Political newcomer aims for change in District 26 Houston Chronicle  Foxhall, E. 10/22/16  
CPS head seeks 800 new employees Houston Chronicle  Ward, M. 10/22/16 1 doc(s)
Feds to appeal transgender policy injunction Houston Chronicle  George, C. 10/22/16  
SEC files amended complaint against AG Houston Chronicle  Cervantes, R. 10/22/16  
In diverse District 23, moderation is key San Antonio Express News  Chasnoff, B. 10/22/16  
Mudslinging thick in District 23 San Antonio Express News  Gonzalez, J. 10/22/16  
S.A. site sets sights on F-16 training San Antonio Express News  Hendricks, D. 10/22/16  
Thompson responds to old arrest warrant San Antonio Express News  Parker, K. 10/22/16  
Feds won’t drop Paxton fraud case San Antonio Express News  Staff 10/22/16  
Eagle choice in the state's 17th Congressional District Bryan Eagle  Editorial 10/24/16  
Eagle recommendations for important statewide races Bryan Eagle  Editorial 10/24/16  
Early voting commences; please vote Corpus Christi Caller Times  Editorial 10/24/16  
El Paso needs higher turnout this election El Paso Times  Editorial 10/24/16  
Nov. 8 election recommendations Abilene Reporter-News  Editorial 10/23/16  
Re-elect Will Hurd for Congress El Paso Times  Editorial 10/23/16  
Editorial Board endorses candidates for each local election race Wichita Falls Record News  Editorial 10/23/16  
HESTEC fosters opportunity, excellence and innovation in RGV Rio Grande Guardian  Hinojosa, R. 10/23/16  
UT Tyler President Dr. Rodney Mabry reflects on legacy as his tenure comes to a close Tyler Morning Telegraph  McCoy, C. 10/24/16  
Building a broader Valley workforce Valley Morning Star  Clark, S. 10/24/16  
East Texans' choices are limited as Affordable Care Act open enrollment begins Tyler Morning Telegraph  Maynard, R. 10/23/16  
Republican lawmakers Flores, Anderson, Birdwell face challengers Nov. 8 Waco Tribune Herald  Eriksen, H. 10/23/16  
136,000 registered in McLennan County as voting starts Monday Waco Tribune Herald  Smith, C. 10/23/16  
Waco ISD trustees push back on TEA training requirement Waco Tribune Herald  Conlon, S. 10/22/16  
How do we protect our protectors? Amarillo Globe-News  Balaskovitz, R. 10/24/16  
Rep. Springer hosting town hall forums Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Dotray, M. 10/24/16  
UTRGV officials opt for hiring freeze to afford pay increases McAllen Monitor  Perez-Hernandez, D. 10/24/16  
Early voting begins Monday McAllen Monitor  Lopez, N. 10/24/16  
East Texas state board of education race one of few contested Longview News-Journal  Staff 10/24/16  
Hopeful Democrats in Texas urge voters to the polls El Paso Times  Schladen, M. 10/23/16  
Lawmakers report on state of border security Valley Morning Star  Garcia, R. 10/23/16  
High school students get 2 years of college at UTRGV Valley Morning Star  Perez-Hernandez, D. 10/23/16  
District 85 candidates focus on criminal justice, education Victoria Advocate  Canales, G. 10/23/16  
Democrat takes third shot at Gohmert's U.S. House seat Longview News-Journal  Evans, G. 10/23/16  
Teacher vs. incumbent in Texas House 11 Longview News-Journal  Evans, G. 10/23/16  
Paredes: 12% Latino College Readiness Level Is Unacceptable Rio Grande Guardian  Taylor, S. 10/23/16  
Texas A&M University will have greater presence in the RGV Rio Grande Guardian  Capucion, E. 10/23/16  
Wrong Green listed on sample ballot Bryan Eagle  Walker, J. 10/22/16  
2015 road measure will crimp 2018-19 budget El Paso Times  Schladen, M. 10/22/16  
Texas A&M’s McAllen campus to break ground in December McAllen Monitor  Perez-Hernandez, D. 10/22/16  
Obama Assists 150 State Candidates, Targeting G.O.P.’s Grip on Legislatures New York Times  Davey, M. 10/24/16  
The Death Penalty, Nearing Its End New York Times  Editorial 10/24/16  
Executions Fall to Lowest Level in Decades in U.S. Wall Street Journal  Palazzolo, J. 10/24/16  
No Easy Mold to Fill to Become a Latino Texas Politician New York Times  Fernandez, M. 10/23/16  
Luring Chinese Investors With Trump’s Name, and Little Else New York Times  Schwartz, N. 10/22/16  
What 130 of the Worst Shootings Say About Guns in America New York Times  LaFraniere, S. 10/22/16  

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