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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
We recommend Taylor in GOP race for U.S. House District 3 Dallas Morning News  Editorial 01/29/18  
We recommend Ratcliffe in GOP race for U.S. House District 4 Dallas Morning News  Editorial 01/29/18  
We recommend Marchant in GOP race for U.S. House District 24 Dallas Morning News  Editorial 01/29/18  
We recommend Burgess in GOP race for U.S. House District 26 Dallas Morning News  Editorial 01/29/18  
How SBOE could advance plan for Mexican-American studies Austin American Statesman  Gonzales, T. 01/29/18  
Why Texas should close its last five juvenile lockup sites Austin American Statesman  Bala, N. 01/29/18 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
State awards $23M for bulletproof vests, including for Bastrop County Austin American Statesman  Hall, K. 01/29/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Plan not simple for schools Dallas Morning News  Wigglesworth, V. 01/29/18 3 doc(s)
O’Rourke raises $2.4 million, will need more against Cruz Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Drusch, A. 01/29/18  
Mail-in ballot applications now must be sent by mail San Antonio Express News  Selcraig, B. 01/29/18 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
In crisis, Texas Juvenile Justice Department looks to an unconventional new leader Austin American Statesman  McCullough, J. 01/29/18 3 doc(s)
State board to discuss new high school Mexican-American studies course Austin American Statesman  Chang, J. 01/29/18 5 doc(s)
PolitiFact: Texas schools’ ranking? 40th of the 50 states Austin American Statesman  Selby, W. 01/29/18 2 TX bill(s) 4 doc(s)
Electability key at forum Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 01/29/18  
Gov. hopefuls warn voters Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 01/29/18  
TxDOT Houston headquarters sitting on contaminated soil Houston Chronicle  Begley, D. 01/29/18 1 doc(s)
Beto still working to win labor’s endorsement after snub San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 01/29/18  
S.A. congressional candidate has a residence in Washington, D.C. San Antonio Express News  Lambrecht, B. 01/29/18 3 doc(s)
Sit up and listen, folks: HISD is about to make big changes Houston Chronicle  Falkenberg, L. 01/28/18 1 doc(s)
Longer deer season proposed for Texas' North Zone Houston Chronicle  Tompkins, S. 01/28/18 2 doc(s)
Pot is illegal in Texas, but cannabis-related supplier GrowLife sees Grand Prairie as a place to grow Dallas Morning News  Repko, M. 01/27/18 1 doc(s)
Property tax relief is directly tied to school funding San Antonio Express News  Editorial 01/27/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Why annexation laws are a slow death for cities Austin American Statesman  Oppel, R. 01/28/18 1 TX bill
Think Dems or GOP pulling far left or right? Cast primary ballot to let them know Houston Chronicle  Jones, M. 01/28/18  
Texas must address homelessness to end human trafficking Austin American Statesman  Fowler, D. 01/27/18 3 doc(s)
Ken Paxton pivots from suing Obama to defending Trump policies Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 01/28/18  
Why Lupe Valdez is running for governor and why she thinks she can win Austin American Statesman  Tilove, J. 01/28/18  
Austin charter schools hit 25,000 students as Texas gives them a boost Austin American Statesman  Taboada, M. 01/28/18 2 TX bill(s)
Fewer people will be behind bars after Dallas reforms bail system, stirring hope and fear Dallas Morning News  Martin, N. 01/28/18 3 doc(s)
Johnnie Lindsey lost 26 years to a wrongful conviction and now his life is being cut short by cancer Dallas Morning News  Emily, J. 01/28/18 2 doc(s)
Too many lawsuits or bad nursing home care? What's behind bankruptcy, injuries, deaths at Texas-based chain Dallas Morning News  Hacker, H. 01/28/18 3 doc(s)
A duped politician, or a willing fraud accomplice? San Antonio Express News  Contreras, G. 01/28/18 1 doc(s)
Texas 130 expansion stalls as Texas toll roads go out of style Austin American Statesman  Wear, B. 01/27/18 2 TX bill(s) 2 doc(s)
Professor’s felony domestic abuse case prompts UT policy review Austin American Statesman  Haurwitz, R. 01/27/18 3 TX bill(s)
State Sen. Carlos Uresti told potential investors FourWinds had ‘perfected’ its business model San Antonio Express News  Contreras, G. 01/27/18 3 doc(s)
Thousands gather at Texas Rally for Life on Saturday Austin American Statesman  Goldenstein, T. 01/28/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Texas Republican Party votes to censure House Speaker Joe Straus Austin American Statesman  Tilove, J. 01/28/18  
State Republicans vote to censure House Speaker Joe Straus Dallas Morning News  Ramirez, M. 01/28/18  
Millions of Texans have been giving their power away for decades — by not voting Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 01/28/18 2 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Changing redistricting rules could change who Texas sends to Congress — dramatically Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Ramsey, R. 01/28/18 2 doc(s)
Gov. Abbott pledges to keep Texas a pro-life state at rally Houston Chronicle  Ward, M. 01/28/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Texas craft brewers started a PAC to change state beer laws San Antonio Express News  Haas, M. 01/28/18 2 doc(s)
State’s top leaders donate campaign funds to Harvey relief San Antonio Express News  Morris, A. 01/28/18  
What happens if these candidates can’t “reclaim” their party? San Antonio Express News  Brodesky, J. 01/28/18  
Descendants reunite in San Antonio, Austin on Porvenir massacre’s 100th anniversary San Antonio Express News  Christenson, S. 01/28/18  
Gov. Abbott says anti-abortion stance driven by the adoption of his daughter San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 01/28/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Patrick attributes 566,000 crimes to “criminal aliens” San Antonio Express News  Selby, W. 01/28/18  
New panel launching effort to identify Texas school finance fix Austin American Statesman  Chang, J. 01/27/18 2 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Beto O'Rourke flip-flops on requiring young to perform public service Austin American Statesman  Selby, W. 01/27/18 2 doc(s)
Texas drivers have donated $25K this month alone to help clear rape kit testing backlog Dallas Morning News  Sarder, S. 01/27/18 2 TX bill(s)
How might Texas win Amazon’s second headquarters? Not because of flashy incentives Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Platoff, E. 01/27/18 5 doc(s)
Texans are sick of toll lanes and the backlash is delaying Fort Worth’s I-35W project Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dickson, G. 01/27/18 1 doc(s)
In Amazon bid, Houston weighed UT's property Houston Chronicle  Ellis, L. 01/27/18 3 doc(s)
Judge to rule Tuesday in Montrose Management District dispute Houston Chronicle  Sarnoff, N. 01/27/18 6 doc(s)
Hurricane relief snags on 'cotton fix' pushed by Texas farmers Houston Chronicle  Diaz, K. 01/27/18 4 doc(s)
Promising Billions to Amazon: Is It a Good Deal for Cities? New York Times  Casselman, B. 01/27/18  

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