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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
Be a good citizen. Today’s your last day to cast ballots early for the July 14 primary runoff Dallas Morning News  Editorial 07/10/20  
Court eases chaos threat with ruling on electors San Antonio Express News  Editorial 07/10/20 2 doc(s)
When it comes to Texas’ coronavirus surge, be vigilant and cautious, but not fearful Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Allen, C. 07/10/20 2 doc(s)
Abbott’s mask mandate, COVID-19 orders have the Constitution on their side Houston Chronicle  Carpenter, D. 07/10/20 8 doc(s)
More iPads, less arrests — Telehealth helps law enforcement deescalate mental health crisis calls Houston Chronicle  Gonzalez, E. 07/10/20 8 doc(s)
Sid Miller blasts NFL plan to play ‘Black national anthem’ before games Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 07/10/20  
Proposal cuts $130 million from Texas health agency to ease coronavirus-battered budget Austin American Statesman  Chang, J. 07/10/20 4 TX bill(s) 6 doc(s)
Austin council OKs fines of up to $2,000 for health violations Austin American Statesman  Autullo, R. 07/10/20 2 doc(s)
North Texas colleges say they’ll accommodate foreign students amid new ICE rule Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Lopez, B. 07/10/20 4 doc(s)
Investigation under way at Lake Worth Nursing Home after residents with COVID evacuated Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 07/10/20 3 doc(s)
Gov. Abbott targeted by Democrats — and increasingly by fellow Republicans — over COVID response Houston Chronicle  Wallace, J. 07/10/20 5 doc(s)
Novel coronavirus resurgence hits hard in Comal County’s nursing homes; eight deaths reported so far San Antonio Express News  Dunphy, M. 07/10/20 3 doc(s)
Students and universities are scrambling after feds say those on visas at risk of deportation if classes move online Dallas Morning News  Ayala, E. 07/09/20 2 doc(s)
Coronavirus in Texas: Texas GOP sues Houston over convention cancellation Austin American Statesman  Price, A. 07/10/20 2 doc(s)
UIL to require face masks for participation in summer workouts Austin American Statesman  Burkhart, R. 07/10/20 2 doc(s)
Texas daily coronavirus deaths hit triple digits as Abbott expands elective surgery ban Austin American Statesman  Cobler, N. 07/10/20 2 doc(s)
Virus causes uncertainty for state lotteries Austin American Statesman  Casey, M. 07/10/20  
Dallas County reports record hospitalizations, rising ER visits, 1,201 new COVID-19 cases Dallas Morning News  Jones, A. 07/10/20  
As COVID-19 rages, Texans are voting at historic pace in July 14 runoff elections Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 07/10/20 2 doc(s)
Judge says no to Texas GOP convention after Texas Republican Party sues to hold it Dallas Morning News  Morris, A. 07/10/20 4 doc(s)
As Texas sets 3 more single-day records on coronavirus, Gov. Greg Abbott predicts next week will ‘look worse’ Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 07/10/20 7 doc(s)
Conservative Texas Freedom Caucus asks Abbott to ‘stop government overreach’ during COVID-19 Dallas Morning News  Barragan, J. 07/10/20 2 doc(s)
As COVID surges, Abbott extends ban on elective surgeries to over 100 Texas counties Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Weinberg, T. 07/10/20 3 doc(s)
Texas reports new single-day record of 105 COVID-19 deaths, over 9,000 new cases Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Lopez, B. 07/10/20 2 doc(s)
Texas unemployment benefits claims jump 20% Houston Chronicle  Douglas, E. 07/10/20 2 doc(s)
Proposed state budget cuts would delay Texas food stamp, Medicaid enrollment Houston Chronicle  Goldenstein, T. 07/10/20 3 doc(s)
No Texan running for U.S. House has ever spent more than Kathaleen Wall Houston Chronicle  Wallace, J. 07/10/20  
Metro COVID cases climb as agency prepares to start collecting fares again Houston Chronicle  Begley, D. 07/10/20 4 doc(s)
Judge denies Texas GOP's attempt to proceed with in-person convention, siding with Turner Houston Chronicle  Scherer, J. 07/10/20 4 doc(s)
San Antonio area’s only ‘year-round’ neighborhood school will open virtually San Antonio Express News  Malik, A. 07/10/20 1 doc(s)
Hidalgo County is battered by a COVID-19 ‘tsunami’ San Antonio Express News  O'Hare, P. 07/10/20 2 doc(s)
Previous deaths in San Antonio area - 13 of them - added to coronavirus total San Antonio Express News  Selcraig, B. 07/10/20 1 doc(s)
New Black Lives Matter group holds voter registration drive San Antonio Express News  Foster-Frau, S. 07/10/20  
Family feuds define Democratic runoff races San Antonio Express News  Garcia, G. 07/10/20  
President Donald Trump returning to Texas this month with Odessa visit San Antonio Express News  Wallace, J. 07/10/20  
As Gov. Greg Abbott leads state through COVID-19 pandemic, where is the Texas Legislature? Dallas Morning News  Barragan, J. 07/09/20 5 doc(s)
Expanded mail voting unlikely Longview News-Journal  McNeely, D. 07/09/20 7 doc(s)
Survey: Texas A&M students divided on fate of Sul Ross statue Bryan Eagle  Miller, A. 07/10/20  
Voting and paying taxes: Two things that remain despite pandemic Galveston Daily News  Mathews, D. 07/10/20  
15th person in McLennan County dies of COVID-19 as governor puts pause on elective surgeries Waco Tribune Herald  Saegert, R. 07/10/20  
Evans: Texas is in danger of having economy shut down Midland Reporter Telegram  Randle, C. 07/10/20  
Texas must reevaluate policies guiding re-opening of public schools in COVID hotspots Rio Grande Guardian  Lucio Jr., E. 07/10/20  
Texans responding to mask order with indifference, aggression, physical altercations Lufkin Daily News  Juarez, G. 07/10/20  
Texas Education Agency releases guidelines ahead of 2020-21 school year Abilene Reporter-News  Chipp, T. 07/09/20 2 doc(s)
El Paso health leader plans to order delay of students' return to in-school classes El Paso Times  Smith, M. 07/09/20 3 doc(s)
Beto O'Rourke calls on Gov. Greg Abbott to resign, citing COVID response El Paso Times  Dearman, E. 07/09/20 1 doc(s)
UTEP reopening plan has free tests, face masks, reconfigured classrooms to fight COVID-19 El Paso Times  Smith, M. 07/09/20  
Texas Election: What to know about the congressional race to replace U.S. Rep. Will Hurd El Paso Times  Dearman, E. 07/09/20  
Political Buzz: Runoff races may be few, but more people are voting Galveston Daily News  Ferguson, J. 07/09/20  
UTRGV, international students react to Trump administration’s visa restrictions McAllen Monitor  Zazueta-Castro, L. 07/09/20 2 doc(s)
TEA: Choice between on-campus and remote instruction for students in upcoming school year Wichita Falls Record News  Choate, T. 07/09/20 2 doc(s)
Harrison County GOP votes to censure Abbott Longview News-Journal  Richardson, R. 07/09/20  
Defending rural Texas Lufkin Daily News  Polk, C. 07/09/20 2 doc(s)
Like ‘a Bus Accident a Day’: Hospitals Strain Under New Flood of Covid-19 Patients New York Times  Montgomery, D. 07/10/20  
Behind New Covid-19 Outbreaks: America’s Patchwork of Policies Wall Street Journal  Bauerlein, V. 07/10/20  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     07/09/20  

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