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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
Close Police Rape Loophole Dallas Morning News  Editorial 02/26/18 2 doc(s)
Lessons from Ann Houston Chronicle  Editorial 02/26/18  
Uresti should resign Senate seat San Antonio Express News  Editorial 02/26/18 2 doc(s)
How the Texas tax pyramid stalls business growth Austin American Statesman  Gleason, P. 02/26/18 3 doc(s)
Bullet train weds environmentalism, capitalism Dallas Morning News  Crow, T. 02/26/18 1 doc(s)
Make the most of this moment Dallas Morning News  Lindenberger, M. 02/26/18 2 doc(s)
Catholic bishops sever ties to Texas Right to Life, exposing rift Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 02/26/18 2 doc(s)
Amid complaints, Travis County judges change ‘jail reduction’ court Austin American Statesman  Autullo, R. 02/26/18 1 doc(s)
Can these districts go blue? Dallas Morning News  Leslie, K. 02/26/18  
Alabama-Coushatta tribe fight for right to a gaming center - again Houston Chronicle  Foxhall, E. 02/26/18 6 doc(s)
Uresti’s political, legal career unravel fast following felony conviction San Antonio Express News  Danner, P. 02/25/18 1 TX bill 4 doc(s)
GOP asks: Should all toll road projects be subject to public vote? Austin American Statesman  Wear, B. 02/26/18 3 TX bill(s)
In Austin-area House race, candidates’ party loyalties at question Austin American Statesman  Chang, J. 02/26/18  
Teacher merit pay system called ‘unsustainable’ Dallas Morning News  Smith, C. 02/26/18  
Research shows immigrants are more law-abiding Dallas Morning News  Solis, D. 02/26/18 1 doc(s)
Beto O'Rourke outraising Ted Cruz so far in 2018 Houston Chronicle  Wallace, J. 02/26/18  
Bishops’ letter exposes rift in anti-abortion movement San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 02/26/18 1 doc(s)
How those political 'scorecards' in your mailbox don't really add up Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Kennedy, B. 02/25/18 3 TX bill(s) 2 doc(s)
Democrats see a light at the end of the tunnel San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 02/25/18  
Houston Democratic congressional candidate attacked by her own party as 'Washington insider' Dallas Morning News  Wang, J. 02/24/18  
Here's who we recommend in the March 2018 Democratic primary Dallas Morning News  Editorial 02/25/18  
Here's who we recommend in the March 2018 Republican primary Dallas Morning News  Editorial 02/25/18  
Some Texas teachers already carry guns. How they're trained matters Signs at each campus in the Argyle school district alert the public that school s Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 02/25/18 1 TX bill
Voice of a generation Houston Chronicle  Editorial 02/25/18 2 doc(s)
Thumbs: Put your finger to the "cast ballot" button in these politics-themed thumbs Houston Chronicle  Editorial 02/24/18 1 doc(s)
Flores good choice for Alamo Colleges San Antonio Express News  Editorial 02/24/18  
Austin sick leave policy another cleanup for Legislature Austin American Statesman  Withers, R. 02/25/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Meet the Next Texans, a population boom that will change our politics Dallas Morning News  Parker, R. 02/25/18 1 doc(s)
Tarleton: Feeling at home in Fort Worth Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dottavio, F. 02/25/18  
Make Houston schools safe from ICE agents Houston Chronicle  Junck, A. 02/25/18  
George P. Bush absent from candidate forums as rivals gun for a runoff Austin American Statesman  Tilove, J. 02/25/18 2 doc(s)
Fracking billionaires pump millions into Texas races, pushing state GOP even further to the right Dallas Morning News  Langford, T. 02/25/18  
Teachers packing heat: It's one thing to carry a gun. It's another to pull the trigger Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Caplan, J. 02/25/18  
Harris County judges told hearing magistrates to deny no-cost bail Houston Chronicle  Banks, G. 02/25/18  
Teachers to Trump: #ArmMeWith books, school funding - not guns Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Smith, D. 02/24/18  
Armed teachers? In some Texas classrooms, the answer is 'yes' Houston Chronicle  Foxhall, E. 02/24/18 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Local school police say officers are trained to engage active shooters Houston Chronicle  Begley, D. 02/24/18 1 doc(s)
Senator: Uresti wants to talk with family after Democrats’ call for him to resign San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 02/24/18 1 doc(s)
Progressing toward a better way of picking judges? Austin American Statesman  Herman, K. 02/25/18 1 TX bill
Beto O’Rourke nearly triples Ted Cruz fundraising in 2018 Austin American Statesman  Tilove, J. 02/25/18  
Transgender wrestler Mack Beggs finishes high school career with another UIL state title amid boos, criticism and questions Dallas Morning News  Townsend, B. 02/25/18 1 TX bill 5 doc(s)
On Karolyi Ranch, gymnasts with Olympic dreams endured ‘perfect environment for abuse’ Dallas Morning News  Langford, T. 02/25/18 3 doc(s)
Ballot propositions offer insight into voter manipulation Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Greene, R. 02/25/18 2 doc(s)
Here's what you need to know for the 2018 primary elections in Texas Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 02/25/18  
Which party will Texas teachers support in the primaries? The answer isn’t simple Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Smith, D. 02/25/18  
Why you should care about this race for the State Board of Education Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Smith, D. 02/25/18  
National Democrats: Don't meddle with Texas Houston Chronicle  Grieder, E. 02/25/18  
UH assault prevention slides draw criticism from victim advocates Houston Chronicle  Ellis, L. 02/25/18 3 doc(s)
DeWitt Hale, who gave Texans mixed bar drinks, dies at 100 Austin American Statesman  Wear, B. 02/24/18 3 TX bill(s)
Abbott: In wake of Florida shooting, we need better background checks Austin American Statesman  Chang, J. 02/24/18 3 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Texas teachers, officers buck Trump’s idea to arm teachers with guns Austin American Statesman  Chang, J. 02/24/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Early Austin minority neighborhood remembered Austin American Statesman  Flores, N. 02/24/18 1 doc(s)
Ted Cruz trails Senate challenger Beto O'Rourke in six-week fundraising haul. By a lot. Dallas Morning News  Leslie, K. 02/24/18  
National Democrats target Houston Democrat for defeat Houston Chronicle  Wallace, J. 02/24/18  
New Texas A&M financial aid grant proposal is latest to target middle-class students Houston Chronicle  Ellis, L. 02/24/18 2 doc(s)
Texans would appreciate a little 'landscape respect' at the movies these days Houston Chronicle  Holley, J. 02/24/18 2 TX bill(s) 2 doc(s)
Supreme Court schedules oral arguments for April in Texas redistricting fight San Antonio Express News  Morris, A. 02/24/18 7 doc(s)
Uresti now toxic to his own party San Antonio Express News  Chasnoff, B. 02/24/18 2 doc(s)
State acts to ensure disabled Texans are able to vote San Antonio Express News  Milburn, F. 02/24/18 3 doc(s)
Best talkers in Texas District 27 congressional race     02/26/18  
Why Your Pharmacist Can’t Tell You That $20 Prescription Could Cost Only $8 New York Times  Pear, R. 02/25/18  
States Mull ‘Red Flag’ Gun Seizures from People Deemed Dangerous New York Times  Johnson, K. 02/24/18  

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