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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
Martina Lemond Dixon for Houston City Council, District E Houston Chronicle  Editorial 09/25/23  
After Paxton’s acquittal, Texans must do right Dallas Morning News  Villalba, J. 09/25/23 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
A plea for school safety funding from an NISD mother San Antonio Express News  Tuttle, J. 09/25/23  
Fort Worth area Republican explains his vote to sustain AG Ken Paxton’s impeachment Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dearman, E. 09/25/23 1 TX bill 4 doc(s)
State tests show most Fort Worth kids lag in reading Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Allen, S. 09/25/23 3 doc(s)
Trailing Houston mayoral candidates deploy multiple tactics to break through political noise Houston Chronicle  Sander, E. 09/25/23  
Drought browns Houston roadways, but most plants will persevere, TxDOT arborist predicts Houston Chronicle  Begley, D. 09/25/23  
As migrants overwhelm a Texas border city, others wait in Mexico for appointments to enter the US San Antonio Express News  Spagat, E. 09/25/23  
'Don't cross her': How DA Kim Ogg has repeatedly aimed her power at Harris County officials Houston Chronicle  Satija, N. 09/24/23  
Census: Texas has highest rate of uninsured in the nation San Antonio Express News  Price, S. 09/25/23 2 doc(s)
New Census data shows San Antonio income lags Texas San Antonio Express News  Goodwin, A. 09/25/23  
Texas lawmakers will have new money going into special session on education, comptroller says San Antonio Express News  Harper, K. 09/25/23  
Texas theocrats are a home-grown threat to American democracy Houston Chronicle  Editorial 09/24/23  
No place for chaplains in Texas' public schools San Antonio Express News  Editorial 09/24/23 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Naked crayons rejoice. Trump judge strikes Texas book ban. Dr. Seuss granted sanctuary. Houston Chronicle  Editorial 09/23/23 1 doc(s)
Previous Texas impeachments didn’t slow down the offenders Dallas Morning News  Hanks, A. 09/24/23  
Texas needs better rules on hemp items, medical cannabis Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Klick, S. 09/24/23 1 TX bill 3 doc(s)
More Texans need medical marijuana Houston Chronicle  Harris, K. 09/24/23  
Angela Paxton, Lauren Boebert are not role models San Antonio Express News  Preyor-Johnson, N. 09/24/23  
DPS troopers accrued $3.7 million in OT in first 3 months of Austin special enforcement Austin American Statesman  Autullo, R. 09/24/23  
Inside the twists and turns of Ken Paxton’s historic impeachment fight Dallas Morning News  Jankowski, P. 09/24/23 2 doc(s)
‘You’re putting these children’s lives at stake’ Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Brindley, E. 09/24/23 2 doc(s)
AG seeks big role in GOP’s primaries San Antonio Express News  Goldenstein, T. 09/24/23  
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson announces he is switching to Republican party Dallas Morning News  Bailey Jr., E. 09/23/23  
HISD superintendent says staffing level review could lead to teacher reassignments at NES schools Houston Chronicle  Kelly, S. 09/23/23 1 doc(s)
Alex Mealer drops election result lawsuit against Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo Houston Chronicle  Rice, J. 09/23/23 2 doc(s)
Border Democrat says government shutdown ‘coming at the wrong time’ as crossings rise San Antonio Express News  Wermund, B. 09/23/23  
Leander ISD gets in online spat with Gov. Greg Abbott over handouts of US Constitution Austin American Statesman  Osborn, C. 09/24/23 1 doc(s)
School vouchers are bad for business, bad for Texas and, most of all, bad for schools Houston Chronicle  Tomlinson, C. 09/24/23 7 doc(s)
GOP state senator who voted to convict Paxton calls evidence ‘clear and convincing’ San Antonio Express News  Harris, C. 09/24/23 1 TX bill 4 doc(s)
Dan Patrick responds to Sarah Eckhardt's criticism on handling of Paxton impeachment trial Austin American Statesman  Autullo, R. 09/23/23 2 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Austin ISD postpones vote on TEA proposal to clear special education backlog Austin American Statesman  Heath, K. 09/23/23 2 doc(s)
How Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson’s switch to GOP could impact his political career Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 09/23/23  
More than 32,000 immigrants became U.S. citizens in the D-FW Metroplex in the last year Dallas Morning News  Pacheco, M. 09/23/23  
State finds five-day isolations, missing records at Dallas juvenile center Dallas Morning News  Peterson, J. 09/23/23 3 doc(s)
University of Texas receives reports of antisemitic vandalism near campus, days before Yom Kippur Houston Chronicle  Menchaca, M. 09/23/23  
Uvalde, Santa Fe families join Biden for opening of first federal gun violence prevention office San Antonio Express News  Harris, C. 09/23/23 1 doc(s)
School chaplains not necessarily a blessing Waco Tribune Herald  Thornton, A. 09/23/23  
Family's story prompts state, federal investigations of Tidehaven ISD Victoria Advocate  Sloan-Turner, P. 09/23/23  
Waco ISD trustees attack state accountability changes as unfair Waco Tribune Herald  Hoover, C. 09/23/23  
School Choice in Texas: the Easy or Hard Way Wall Street Journal  DeAngelis, C. 09/25/23  
Dallas Mayor Switches to G.O.P. and Attacks Democratic Leaders New York Times  Goodman, J. 09/24/23  
One Day on the Border: 8,900 Migrants Arrested, and More on the Way New York Times  Jordan, M. 09/24/23  
America’s Cities Need Republicans, and I’m Becoming One Wall Street Journal  Johnson, E. 09/23/23  

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