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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
Give Ethics Commission teeth it needs to force officials' compliance Austin American Statesman  Editorial 04/12/12 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Prosecutorial cards on the table Dallas Morning News  Editorial 04/12/12 1 TX bill
Warren Chisum for railroad commissioner Dallas Morning News  Editorial 04/12/12 1 TX bill
Barry Smitherman for railroad commissioner Dallas Morning News  Editorial 04/12/12 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Give DIY litigants help with forms San Antonio Express News  Editorial 04/12/12  
Larson letter was wrongly addressed San Antonio Express News  Editorial 04/12/12 1 doc(s)
SWIFT sanctions can change adult probation in Tarrant County Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Reddy, V. 04/12/12  
Crime victims fund heads toward insolvency Austin American Statesman  Ward, M. 04/12/12 1 TX bill
UT goes tobacco-free to preserve research funding Austin American Statesman  Haurwitz, R. 04/12/12  
Replace UMC Brackenridge, national consultants say Austin American Statesman  Haurwitz, R. 04/12/12 1 doc(s)
Planned Parenthood sues Texas over women's health care Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 04/12/12 1 TX bill 5 doc(s)
Watchdog group, others doubt effectiveness of dental board Austin American Statesman  Roser, M. 04/12/12 1 doc(s)
Texas sales tax revenue increases again in March Austin American Statesman  Staff 04/12/12 1 doc(s)
Longtime legislator pushed for bilingual education Austin American Statesman  Staff 04/12/12 1 TX bill
Dewhurst collects $1.66 millon more for Senate bid Austin American Statesman  Alexander, K. 04/12/12  
Official: $17 million in public costs for storms Austin American Statesman  A.P. Wire 04/12/12  
Texas board says it’s falling short in regulating bad dentists Dallas Morning News  Ingram, S. 04/12/12 1 doc(s)
Planned Parenthood sues Texas for cutting it from women’s health care Dallas Morning News  Hoppe, C. 04/12/12 6 doc(s)
Tom Leppert TV spot stresses job creation, disses two foes Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 04/12/12  
Craig James accuses Ted Cruz of trying to 'rig' Senate debate with planted question Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 04/12/12  
8 Planned Parenthood groups sue Texas over ban Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tomlinson, C. 04/12/12 1 TX bill 5 doc(s)
Florida shooting case spurs critics of Texas self-defense statute Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Henry, J. 04/12/12 3 TX bill(s) 4 doc(s)
Justice Department: Texas voter ID law shows evidence of bias Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tomlinson, C. 04/12/12 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Perry, Granger, Barton vow to continue fight for C-130s Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Vaughn, C. 04/12/12 1 doc(s)
Perry: Feds erring over plan to move cargo planes Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Merchant, N. 04/12/12 1 doc(s)
Planned Parenthood sues over abortions exclusion Houston Chronicle  Ackerman, T. 04/12/12 5 doc(s)
Tobacco ban at UT set to begin Houston Chronicle  Staff 04/12/12  
Texas takes lead as states, EPA head to court over air pollution rule Houston Chronicle  Tresaugue, M. 04/12/12 2 doc(s)
South Texas lawmakers remember Truan San Antonio Express News  Staff 04/12/12  
Santorum departure demotes Texas Amarillo Globe-News  Editorial 04/11/12  
Retired state Sen. Carlos Truan, 76, dies Tuesday evening at his home Corpus Christi Caller Times  Savage, J. 04/11/12 1 TX bill
El Paso's Texas Board of Education rep says he was misled on Bowie allegations El Paso Times  Torres, Z. 04/11/12  
Texas first lady Anita Perry names San Angelo a Texas Treasure San Angelo Standard Times  Waller, M. 04/11/12  
Comptroller warns of Medicaid costs Texarkana Gazette  Avery, K. 04/11/12 2 doc(s)
Sen. Hinojosa: The late Sen. Truan stood his ground McAllen Monitor  Hinojosa, J. 04/11/12  
District 34 hopefuls support student, workforce investments Valley Morning Star  Perez-Trevino, E. 04/11/12  
Rep. Flores hits on familiar topics in Waco town hall visit Waco Tribune Herald  Culp, C. 04/11/12 1 doc(s)
Ratliff lashes out at ‘no-tax’ mentality as holding back Texas progress Longview News-Journal  Elswick, M. 04/11/12 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
IBWC: It does not help that TCEQ officials will not visit Mexico Rio Grande Guardian  de la Cruz, R. 04/11/12 1 doc(s)
Tributes pour in for Carlos Truan Rio Grande Guardian  de la Cruz, R. 04/11/12  

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