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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
Empower Texans now has a press pass to the Texas Senate. What interest group will be next? Dallas Morning News  Editorial 01/15/19 3 doc(s)
Flush all bad ideas with bathroom bill San Antonio Express News  Editorial 01/15/19 2 TX bill(s)
A program that unfairly tags the poor San Antonio Express News  Editorial 01/15/19 2 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Scientists discover 3 new Central Texas salamander species Austin American Statesman  Price, A. 01/15/19 2 doc(s)
Life term for getaway driver in cop’s death Houston Chronicle  Zavala, E. 01/15/19  
Texas will issue February food benefits early because of government shutdown Austin American Statesman  Silver, J. 01/15/19  
State health officials call on legislators for funds to fight maternal deaths, tuberculosis Austin American Statesman  Bradshaw, K. 01/15/19 1 doc(s)
Greg Abbott, Dan Patrick opt for daylong inaugural party on Texas Capitol grounds Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 01/15/19  
Execution stayed for East Texan in brutal slaying of toddler during exorcism Dallas Morning News  Coello, S. 01/15/19 1 doc(s)
Texas to issue February SNAP benefits early amid funding uncertainty Dallas Morning News  Sarder, S. 01/15/19 1 doc(s)
A 2016 presidential candidate is running for Dallas mayor Dallas Morning News  Smith, C. 01/15/19  
High court denies appeal from convicted cop killer Houston Chronicle  Blakinger, K. 01/15/19  
Last-minute stay granted to death row inmate Houston Chronicle  Blakinger, K. 01/15/19 3 doc(s)
State to issue February food assistance early Houston Chronicle  Morris, A. 01/15/19 1 doc(s)
5 candidates vie for Texas House seat San Antonio Express News  McGuinness, D. 01/15/19 1 doc(s)
North East ISD chief announces retirement San Antonio Express News  Teitz, L. 01/15/19 1 doc(s)
State should fund technology to shorten license lines Galveston Daily News  Smith, M. 01/13/19 1 doc(s)
Vote to remove Children of the Confederacy plaque long overdue Waco Tribune Herald  Editorial 01/13/19 3 doc(s)
Caution urged as Legislature considers use of Rainy Day Fund Amarillo Globe-News  Editorial 01/11/19 5 TX bill(s) 2 doc(s)
Trump, Texas Legislature focus on fear not opportunities El Paso Times  Rodriguez, J. 01/13/19 3 doc(s)
Tedd Mitchell is making his case Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Leeson, J. 01/13/19  
Texas House speaker's first act: A list of who's in and out Longview News-Journal  Ramsey, R. 01/11/19  
Dan Patrick shoots down speculation his White House visit was a job interview with Donald Trump Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 01/13/19  
STC joints efforts to help Dreamers with new center and website McAllen Monitor  Perez-Hernandez, D. 01/13/19 2 doc(s)
Texas lawmakers could expand access to medical cannabis Victoria Advocate  McCarthy, C. 01/13/19 4 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Supreme Court case, legislation take aim at ‘shady’ asset forfeiture practices Waco Tribune Herald  Witherspoon, T. 01/13/19 2 doc(s)
John Cornyn, Ted Cruz oppose using Hurricane Harvey money to build wall Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 01/12/19  
Texas will remove inaccurate Civil War plaque from state Capitol building Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 01/12/19 2 doc(s)
Did construction of a border fence cut down on crime rates in El Paso? El Paso Times  Mekelburg, M. 01/12/19 1 doc(s)
STC gets nearly $1 million to support workforce training and equipment McAllen Monitor  Perez-Hernandez, D. 01/12/19  
Local students going to Capitol to lobby Valley Morning Star  Garcia, R. 01/12/19  
Abilene, Wylie administrators hope for school funding overhaul, more in Texas Legislature Abilene Reporter-News  Chipp, T. 01/11/19 5 doc(s)
Harvey assistance signups too slow in Jasper, Newton counties, officials warn Beaumont Enterprise  Whitney, A. 01/11/19  

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