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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 Sylvia Garcia for U.S. House District 29 Houston Chronicle  Editorial 09/30/20  
We recommend Lizzie Fletcher for U.S. House District 7 Houston Chronicle  Editorial 09/30/20  
State looks to recoup millions it says it overpaid to jobless Texans Austin American Statesman  Sechler, B. 09/30/20 1 doc(s)
Cornyn says Trump should have released his taxes in 2016 Austin American Statesman  Tilove, J. 09/30/20  
Fewer coronavirus patients could lead to larger gatherings in Austin, officials say Austin American Statesman  Osbourne, H. 09/30/20  
COVID-19 exposed the failure to learn lessons from prior pandemics Houston Chronicle  Root, J. 09/30/20 1 TX bill 6 doc(s)
City proposes $15M in aid for music venues, bars, child care Austin American Statesman  Autullo, R. 09/30/20  
Luther and Springer headed for runoff after virtual draw in special Texas Senate election Austin American Statesman  Tilove, J. 09/30/20  
Drew Springer, Shelley Luther advance to runoff for state Senate special election in North Texas Dallas Morning News  Morris, A. 09/30/20  
Dallas County adds 789 more confirmed coronavirus cases, 1 death; cases in Tarrant County top 50,000 Dallas Morning News  Weber, J. 09/30/20 3 doc(s)
With so many limitations to coronavirus data, what can we trust? Dallas Morning News  Marfin, C. 09/30/20 6 doc(s)
Multiple agencies working to clear Texas town’s water supply of brain-eating amoeba Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Stevenson, S. 09/30/20 2 doc(s)
Sweeping COVID protections ordered at Texas prison by federal judge Houston Chronicle  Banks, G. 09/30/20 5 doc(s)
Government transparency is another casualty of COVID-19 Houston Chronicle  Tedesco, J. 09/30/20 1 TX bill 3 doc(s)
Battleground state? Texas largely absent in first Trump-Biden debate. Houston Chronicle  Wermund, B. 09/30/20  
Abbott vows swift review of brain-eating amoeba found in Lake Jackson water supply Houston Chronicle  Foxhall, E. 09/30/20 2 doc(s)
Two Texas school districts cancel remote learning options. Will others follow suit? Houston Chronicle  Webb, S. 09/30/20 2 doc(s)
TEA finds major failures in HISD’s special ed department, recommends state conservator Houston Chronicle  Carpenter, J. 09/30/20 5 doc(s)
Wedding venues navigate challenges of social distancing while celebrating Houston Chronicle  Nickerson, R. 09/30/20 1 doc(s)
Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to Supreme Court isn’t end of the world for Dems Houston Chronicle  Grieder, E. 09/30/20  
State Rep. joins Harris County Flood Control, Task Force in support of funds for flood mitigation Houston Chronicle  Taylor, D. 09/30/20 1 doc(s)
Muslim PAC withholds endorsement in Fort Bend County congressional race Houston Chronicle  Nix, K. 09/30/20  
Wolff says gaps in state’s COVID-19 data are ‘frustrating’ Houston Chronicle  Huddleston, S. 09/30/20 2 doc(s)
Gina Ortiz Jones, Tony Gonzales agree to televised debate in San Antonio battleground race San Antonio Express News  Harris, C. 09/30/20  
Joe Biden has 66% of Texas Latino vote, new poll shows San Antonio Express News  Goldenstein, T. 09/30/20  
Keep calm and vote on Longview News-Journal  Ramsey, R. 09/29/20 4 doc(s)
Cornyn turned his back on South Texas residents Rio Grande Guardian  Hinojosa, G. 09/29/20  
Grant will cover majority of cost for Victoria County's emergency center upgrade Victoria Advocate  Theophil, M. 09/29/20 1 TX bill
I’m ready to work with anybody to get job done for my people Rio Grande Guardian  Cornyn, J. 09/29/20  

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