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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
Don’t be fooled by all those propositions on the March 3 primary ballots. They’re not what you think they are Dallas Morning News  Editorial 02/21/20  
We recommend Wendell Champion in the GOP primary for U.S. House District 18 Houston Chronicle  Editorial 02/21/20  
We recommend Al Green in the Democratic primary for U.S. House District 9 Houston Chronicle  Editorial 02/21/20  
We recommend Brian Babin in GOP primary for U.S. House District 36 Houston Chronicle  Editorial 02/21/20 1 doc(s)
We recommend Melissa Morris in Democratic primary for State Senate 13 Houston Chronicle  Editorial 02/21/20  
Cybersecurity breaches at Texas schools cost taxpayers millions San Antonio Express News  Levin, D. 02/21/20 1 TX bill
Under fire, TRS backs off Indeed Tower lease plan Austin American Statesman  Sechler, B. 02/21/20 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Is a GOP candidate’s nonprofit helping veterans? Austin American Statesman  Cobler, N. 02/21/20  
Future CPS cases will now be assigned randomly to Family Law courts, not Judge Alex Kim Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Manna, N. 02/21/20  
Texas Southern University approves settlement ending President Austin Lane's contract Houston Chronicle  Tedesco, J. 02/21/20 1 doc(s)
Why did upstream win and downstream lose when it came to lawsuits over Harvey flooding in the Houston area? Houston Chronicle  Banks, G. 02/21/20 2 doc(s)
Abbott offers Austin nonprofit $1 monthly rent for homeless campsite Austin American Statesman  Jankowski, P. 02/21/20  
Texas A&M System to build $546 million complex near Texas Medical Center Austin American Statesman  Korte, L. 02/21/20  
Howard, Israel pass on race to replace Watson Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 02/21/20  
Hegar draws donors for final Senate push Austin American Statesman  Tilove, J. 02/21/20 1 doc(s)
John Cornyn raises $1.2M so far this year in Senate race, while MJ Hegar reports raising $638k Dallas Morning News  Benning, T. 02/21/20  
My warning to the people of Arizona about electricity was ignored – except for one word. Dallas Morning News  Lieber, D. 02/21/20  
North Texas startups, renowned UTSW researcher attract $21 million from Texas cancer-fighting agency Dallas Morning News  O'Donnell, P. 02/21/20 1 doc(s)
Gov. Abbott establishes clemency application for survivors of domestic violence and sex trafficking Dallas Morning News  Mendez, M. 02/21/20 1 TX bill 4 doc(s)
John Cornyn opposes legal pot, says marijuana use may harm kids, pregnant women Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 02/21/20  
Fort Bend County prison slated for closure Houston Chronicle  Hensley, L. 02/21/20  
Employees tried to stop leak before fatal KMCO plant explosion, report says Houston Chronicle  Trevizo, P. 02/21/20 2 doc(s)
A guide to the 10 Republican platform questions on primary ballots Houston Chronicle  Dunning, S. 02/21/20 1 TX bill 5 doc(s)
Construction workers pressure University of Houston over contractor's alleged wage theft Houston Chronicle  Douglas, E. 02/21/20 1 doc(s)
Texans willing to stomach higher taxes to improve public schools, poll says San Antonio Express News  Zelinski, A. 02/21/20 2 doc(s)
Region needs long-term gains from area plants Beaumont Enterprise  Editorial 02/20/20 2 doc(s)
Texas and Super Tuesday Longview News-Journal  McNeely, D. 02/20/20  
Texas A&M University System announces major development project in Houston's Texas Medical Center Bryan Eagle  Rodriguez, M. 02/21/20  
Texas prisons in Beeville, Sugarland will close; What that means for inmates, staff Corpus Christi Caller Times  Rodriguez, A. 02/21/20  
State senator calls for conversation about produced water Midland Reporter Telegram  McEwen, M. 02/20/20 1 TX bill
In College and Homeless New York Times  Spencer, K. 02/21/20  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     02/20/20  

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