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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
Is compromise still possible over Texas voting bill? Yes. It's already written. Houston Chronicle  Editorial 07/23/21 6 TX bill(s)
State leaders join bullying of trans kids San Antonio Express News  Editorial 07/23/21 3 TX bill(s) 2 doc(s)
People in underserved communities innovate every day, and science should harness that ingenuity Dallas Morning News  Johnson, E. 07/23/21  
Legislature’s fix of Texas grid is OK for today, not for tomorrow San Antonio Express News  Hebner, R. 07/23/21 3 doc(s)
Senate Bill 3 will only hurt Texas youth like me San Antonio Express News  Aleman, M. 07/23/21 2 TX bill(s)
Big 12’s request to extend TV rights prompts Texas to look at all options, including SEC Austin American Statesman  Davis, B. 07/23/21  
As ERCOT braces for record power demand, utility chief vows 'lights are going to stay on' Austin American Statesman  Jankowski, P. 07/23/21 2 doc(s)
Beto O'Rourke raises $600K for Texas House Democrats in Washington Austin American Statesman  Mekelburg, M. 07/23/21 2 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Texas AG Ken Paxton loses bid to raise $9,000 gun fine against Austin to $5.76 million Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 07/23/21 1 TX bill 3 doc(s)
Why are fully vaccinated people getting COVID-19? What to know about breakthrough infections. Austin American Statesman  Feldman, E. 07/23/21 4 doc(s)
Texas Longhorns’ potential Big 12 exit raising concerns in state Legislature Dallas Morning News  Briseno, A. 07/23/21  
ERCOT insists it’s ready — with a string of near triple-digit-degree days on Texas’ horizon Dallas Morning News  Wolff, K. 07/23/21 1 doc(s)
Texas expects record electricity usage next week. Officials say you won’t lose power Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Ramirez Jr., D. 07/23/21 4 doc(s)
‘We needed a dose of Ms. Opal.’ Texas Senate honors civil rights icon from Fort Worth Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dearman, E. 07/23/21 3 TX bill(s) 4 doc(s)
Hidalgo raises Harris County COVID threat level as delta variant rages, hospitalizations double Houston Chronicle  Downen, R. 07/23/21 6 doc(s)
Conroe ISD reverses course as districts seek guidance for handling students with COVID-19 this fall Houston Chronicle  McGuinness, D. 07/23/21 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Round Rock school trustees want to give more support to virtual learners Austin American Statesman  Sprague, D. 07/23/21 4 doc(s)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tests negative for COVID, after official he met at border event is infected Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 07/23/21 3 doc(s)
Texas and 2 other states make up 40% of recent U.S. COVID-19 cases, White House says Dallas Morning News  Somasundaram, P. 07/23/21 4 doc(s)
Senate honors ‘grandmother of Juneteenth,’ recommends her portrait be hung on chamber wall Dallas Morning News  O'Hanlon, M. 07/23/21 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Frustration, reinforced focus on meeting with Biden mark Texas Dems’ 11th day in Washington Dallas Morning News  Justin, R. 07/23/21 2 doc(s)
TCU’s status as a Power 5 school may get crushed by Texas and Oklahoma Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Engel, M. 07/23/21  
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick defends Republican voting bill, criticizes Democrats Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dearman, E. 07/23/21 2 TX bill(s)
'We have to keep pushing': Texas Dreamer meets VP Harris as ruling puts her back in limbo Houston Chronicle  Wermund, B. 07/23/21 5 doc(s)
Should Texas, Oklahoma leave the Big 12 for the SEC? Here is why they might Houston Chronicle  Moyle, N. 07/23/21  
Civil rights leaders and Beto O'Rourke plan Selma-style march to Austin Houston Chronicle  Wallace, J. 07/23/21 2 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Expect more conservation notices as ERCOT, PUC announce plans to overhaul Texas electricity market Houston Chronicle  Webb, S. 07/23/21 2 doc(s)
Texas weighs sanctions against Ben & Jerry's over boycott of Israeli settlements Houston Chronicle  Blackman, J. 07/23/21 1 doc(s)
Watch the bottom line when it comes to Texas, OU and SEC Houston Chronicle  Solomon, J. 07/23/21  
'I'm battle-tested': New San Antonio health director takes reins amid COVID-19 resurgence - and after years of leadership shakeups San Antonio Express News  Fechter, J. 07/23/21 3 doc(s)
Converted Texas prison gets first immigrant detainees as Gov. Greg Abbott’s border security effort ramps up San Antonio Express News  Kriel, L. 07/23/21 2 doc(s)
Texas has seen nearly 9,000 COVID-19 deaths since February. All but 43 were unvaccinated people. San Antonio Express News  DeGuzman, C. 07/23/21 3 doc(s)
Sen. Rand Paul wades into Texas governor's race against Gov. Abbott San Antonio Express News  Wallace, J. 07/23/21  
Compromise on voting bill might be possible Beaumont Enterprise  Editorial 07/22/21 1 doc(s)
Moving ahead together, school's in session Amarillo Globe-News  Flusche, D. 07/23/21  
Booking censorship at Bullock history museum Longview News-Journal  McNeely, D. 07/22/21 1 doc(s)
Immigrant groups fault Biden for slow-walking reversal of Trump's policies for the border Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 07/23/21  
TTU K-12 program now tuition-free to Texas residents Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Staff 07/23/21  
Texas’ housing agency awards tax credits to El Jardin hotel, Price Lofts McAllen Monitor  Staff 07/23/21  
LISD OKs 2% raise for employees Lufkin Daily News  Fraze, K. 07/23/21  
Migrant transfers from Valley to Laredo will temporarily stop McAllen Monitor  Gonzalez, V. 07/22/21 3 doc(s)
Texas Arrests Migrants Crossing the U.S. Border for Trespassing Wall Street Journal  Findell, E. 07/23/21  

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