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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
Texas’ Death Penalty Rebuked Dallas Morning News  Editorial 03/29/17 3 doc(s)
Fix Affordable Care Act Dallas Morning News  Editorial 03/29/17 2 doc(s)
Senate balances budget with a $2.5 billion IOU Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 03/29/17 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Sanctuary cities Houston Chronicle  Editorial 03/29/17 3 doc(s)
We can honor today’s women through common-sense policies Austin American Statesman  Deviney, F. 03/29/17 1 doc(s)
The creative working class are bringing American jobs back Austin American Statesman  Bingaman, J. 03/29/17 1 doc(s)
Texas energy comes clean Dallas Morning News  Webber, M. 03/29/17 3 doc(s)
After-school programs are more than a meal, and they help students improve Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Ray, J. 03/29/17 2 doc(s)
UTSA presidential search still too closed San Antonio Express News  Alemán, E. 03/29/17  
Texas Senate budget trims many agencies, avoids using rainy day fund Austin American Statesman  Walsh, S. 03/29/17 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
U.S. Supreme Court rules for Texas death row inmate Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 03/29/17 1 doc(s)
Death row case sent back Dallas Morning News  Rudner, J. 03/29/17 1 doc(s)
Bills take aim at firearms licenses Dallas Morning News  Mekelburg, M. 03/29/17 5 TX bill(s)
Senate OKs budget that shifts $2 billion in education funding Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Wire Reports 03/29/17 5 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Texas lawmakers consider bill for Constitutional Carry Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 03/29/17 3 TX bill(s)
Supreme Court sides with Texas death-row inmate Bobby Moore in case about determining intellectual disability Houston Chronicle  Kragie, A. 03/29/17 1 doc(s)
Texas highway funding gets $9 billion boost, including I-45 projects Houston Chronicle  Begley, D. 03/29/17 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
After Harris County scandal, Ogg, Whitmire push bill to prevent jailing of crime victims Houston Chronicle  Ward, M. 03/29/17 1 TX bill
License-free gun bills draw Capitol crowd Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 03/29/17 3 TX bill(s)
House committee considers bill raising smoking age from 18 to 21 Austin American Statesman  Milburn, F. 03/29/17 2 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
House panel approves $1.6 billion more for public education Austin American Statesman  Chang, J. 03/29/17 1 TX bill
Straus rebuffs effort to introduce transgender bathroom debate Austin American Statesman  Price, A. 03/29/17 2 TX bill(s)
The Texas Railroad Commission and bathroom attendance Austin American Statesman  Herman, K. 03/29/17 2 TX bill(s)
Gay student who won A&M election invites Rick Perry for talks Austin American Statesman  Haurwitz, R. 03/29/17 3 doc(s)
TxDOT windfall includes $620 million for four Austin highways Austin American Statesman  Wear, B. 03/29/17 1 TX bill 3 doc(s)
Board fights city pension proposal Dallas Morning News  Fancher, J. 03/29/17 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
‘Sanctuary industries’ bill passes Dallas Morning News  McGaughy, L. 03/29/17 2 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Abbott hints, avoids on bathroom bill Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 03/29/17 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
$2.5B to ease congestion OK’d Dallas Morning News  Fancher, J. 03/29/17 2 TX bill(s)
Phillip Huffines launches bid to join twin in Senate Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 03/29/17  
Supreme Court rules in favor of Texas Death Row inmate Fort Worth Star-Telegram  McCullough, J. 03/29/17 3 doc(s)
Is ‘Tea Party’ name going flat? Texas group chooses ‘Freedom’ Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Kennedy, B. 03/29/17  
Bill proposing school finance changes headed to Texas House Fort Worth Star-Telegram  A.P. Wire 03/29/17 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
House moves to keep oil regulatory agency open Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Staff 03/29/17 2 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Dayton City Council green-lights MUD, River Ranch Improvement District Houston Chronicle  Taylor, D. 03/29/17  
More Houston-area schools back public education coalition Houston Chronicle  Zurawski, K. 03/29/17 3 TX bill(s) 2 doc(s)
Senate OKs $106B budget, sets up showdown with House Houston Chronicle  Ward, M. 03/29/17 1 TX bill
Former MD Anderson President DePinho becomes one of center's top-paid professors Houston Chronicle  Ackerman, T. 03/29/17  
Texas needs to do better at looking ahead on electricity Houston Chronicle  Tomlinson, C. 03/29/17  
Texas Senate approves lean state budget, sends it to the House San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 03/29/17 1 TX bill
STAAR facing critical test Amarillo Globe-News  Stein, R. 03/28/17 1 doc(s)
Snook superintendent part of TEA panel to solve small-school problems Bryan Eagle  Breaux, A. 03/28/17  
Lawmakers considering buyback plan for oyster licenses Galveston Daily News  Barnett, M. 03/28/17 2 TX bill(s)
A bill which should already be law Amarillo Globe-News  Editorial 03/28/17 1 TX bill
Bill would ban sex offenders from dorms Bryan Eagle  Raney, J. 03/28/17 1 TX bill
UTRGV med school funds needed — Tell Texas lawmakers McAllen Monitor  Editorial 03/28/17 1 TX bill 3 doc(s)
Measure targets businesses that hire undocumented labor Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 03/28/17 2 TX bill(s)
Teachers, medical association support powdered alcohol bill Galveston Daily News  Ferguson, J. 03/28/17 4 TX bill(s)
GLO's master plan important just for what it says Galveston Daily News  Smith, M. 03/28/17 1 doc(s)
McAllen denies drilling permit McAllen Monitor  Ferman, M. 03/28/17 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Guerra, Rhodes: Legislature, treat all students equally Rio Grande Guardian  Guerra, D. 03/28/17 1 TX bill
Senate budget guts funding for UTRGV School of Medicine Rio Grande Guardian  Reyes, D. 03/28/17 2 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Texas Used Wrong Standard in Death Penalty Cases, Justices Rule New York Times  Liptak, A. 03/29/17  
Supreme Court Sides With Texas Death-Row Inmate Who Claims Intellectual Disability Wall Street Journal  Bravin, J. 03/29/17  
After GOP Health Bill’s Demise, More States Weigh Expanding Medicaid Wall Street Journal  Armour, S. 03/29/17  

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