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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
TEA’s actions leave unanswered questions San Antonio Express News  Editorial 01/08/18 6 doc(s)
Explore UTD’s diversity data Dallas Morning News  Piquero, A. 01/08/18 1 doc(s)
Keep Texas near top for economic freedom Dallas Morning News  Ginn, V. 01/08/18 2 doc(s)
Midterm elections will be the real deal Houston Chronicle  Hunt, A. 01/08/18  
Why the number of GED test takers is declining in Texas Austin American Statesman  Chang, J. 01/08/18 3 doc(s)
Hiring next chancellor arguably the most important task for UT regents Austin American Statesman  Haurwitz, R. 01/08/18  
Dems ramp up down-ballot races Dallas Morning News  Wigglesworth, V. 01/08/18  
$20M gift will create regional mental health center Houston Chronicle  Ackerman, T. 01/08/18  
PolitiFact: Abbott’s plan to train principals gets an incomplete Austin American Statesman  Selby, W. 01/08/18 2 TX bill(s)
Lupe Valdez calls for a ‘new Texas’ Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 01/08/18  
'Blue wave' in Texas could also bring a wave of gay elected officials Houston Chronicle  Ward, M. 01/08/18  
Free speech squelched on college campuses? Texas senate panel to talk rules, ramifications Houston Chronicle  Ellis, L. 01/08/18 3 doc(s)
Doctors, pharmacists will have to use prescription-tracking tool in 2019 for opioids San Antonio Express News  Morris, A. 01/08/18 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Let's focus on solutions, not villains, in Dallas County Schools crossing guard problem Dallas Morning News  Editorial 01/07/18 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Rep. Joe Barton is cheating voters by completing his term Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 01/07/18  
Texas inmates didn’t deserve a cold shoulder this winter Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 01/07/18 1 doc(s)
TEA needs damage control. It can start with parents’ trust Austin American Statesman  Editorial 01/06/18 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Some welcome news for women’s health in Texas Dallas Morning News  Editorial 01/06/18 1 TX bill
Here’s one bathroom rule we can endorse: No snakes Dallas Morning News  Editorial 01/06/18  
Democrats see opportunity in some Texas congressional districts Austin American Statesman  Recio, M. 01/07/18  
Why wrongfully convicted Texans may be entitled to back pay from state Austin American Statesman  Silver, J. 01/07/18 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Rita Clements, civic leader, political trailblazer and Texas' former first lady, dies at 86 Dallas Morning News  Simnacher, J. 01/07/18  
Some Harvey evacuees went days without crucial medications Houston Chronicle  Deam, J. 01/07/18  
A massive seawall for Southeast Texas could save money. But so far, there's none to spend Houston Chronicle  Ward, M. 01/07/18 3 doc(s)
Gov. Abbott’s appointees have given him more than $14 million San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 01/07/18 6 TX bill(s)
Fight over Texas fetal burial rule starts over with new judge Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 01/06/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Voting in Texas for 2018 just weeks away thanks to nation's earliest primary Houston Chronicle  Wallace, J. 01/06/18  
Exit interview: Ted Cruz's outgoing chief on the Texan's post-presidential reboot Dallas Morning News  Leslie, K. 01/07/18  
Critics blast decision to include Abbott in Arlington MLK parade Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 01/07/18  
A flood of LGBTQ candidates running for office in Texas in 2018 Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Martinez, M. 01/07/18  
Helping dreamers is the right thing to do for America Houston Chronicle  Falkenberg, L. 01/07/18 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Former first lady Rita Clements was passionate about preservation, politics Houston Chronicle  Ward, M. 01/07/18  
Property taxes, bail and drunken driving fees — a triad of unfairness San Antonio Express News  Apodaca, R. 01/07/18 1 doc(s)
Bexar County will review its training policies after shooting death of 6-year-old San Antonio Express News  Eaton, E. 01/07/18 1 doc(s)
Texas moving forward with cannabidoil, despite threat of federal crackdown on marijuana San Antonio Express News  Morris, A. 01/07/18 1 TX bill 4 doc(s)
Democrat Andrew White says he's the best candidate to beat Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 01/06/18  
Texas will have $248 million to keep kids covered under CHIP through March Dallas Morning News  Wang, J. 01/06/18 3 doc(s)
Nellye Joyce Punch, Fifth Ward educator who taught achievers, dies at 96 Houston Chronicle  George, C. 01/06/18  
Doyal, partner dissolve business that led to ethics concerns Houston Chronicle  Snyder, M. 01/06/18  
Davis fires back at fellow House member trying to oust her Houston Chronicle  Zelinski, A. 01/06/18  

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