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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
Telecommuting from a high-tax state? Beware your wallet Dallas Morning News  Editorial 01/13/21 2 doc(s)
Legislature gavels in, muted by pandemic and under tight security Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 01/13/21 4 doc(s)
In South Texas, Trump says his border wall saves lives and jobs, and warns of danger from Biden’s looser policies Dallas Morning News  Corchado, A. 01/13/21  
Troopers for security, virus tests, new speaker: Texas Legislature reconvenes amid COVID-19 Dallas Morning News  Barragan, J. 01/13/21 3 doc(s)
Tarrant opens COVID vaccine mega-site, will treat people from surrounding counties Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Lopez, B. 01/13/21 3 doc(s)
An unusual start for the Texas Legislature, but a familiar sight for Tarrant County Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dearman, E. 01/13/21  
Lawmakers shun masks in Texas Senate chamber as mid-pandemic session opens Houston Chronicle  Goldenstein, T. 01/13/21 2 doc(s)
Seeking refuge from Capitol outrage, Trump visits border wall in South Texas San Antonio Express News  Wallace, J. 01/13/21  
Williamson County aims to speed coronavirus vaccine to seniors Austin American Statesman  Osborn, C. 01/13/21 6 doc(s)
An irregular opening day of regular legislative session Austin American Statesman  Herman, K. 01/13/21  
Escott: Austin-Travis County may reach ICU capacity Thursday as coronavirus cases rise Austin American Statesman  Autullo, R. 01/13/21 3 doc(s)
U.S. Supreme Court changes embolden Texas Legislature’s abortion foes heading into session Dallas Morning News  Briseno, A. 01/13/21 1 TX bill 4 doc(s)
More than 30,000 Texans have died from coronavirus; Dallas County posts record 3,549 cases Dallas Morning News  Steele, T. 01/13/21 3 doc(s)
People protest vaccines, COVID-19 orders on first day of the Texas Legislature Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dearman, E. 01/13/21 2 doc(s)
New bill could make alcohol to-go permanent in Texas Houston Chronicle  Balter, E. 01/13/21 2 TX bill(s)
Report: COVID-19 in communities of color could cost Texas $2.7 billion in excess medical spending Houston Chronicle  Wu, G. 01/13/21 1 doc(s)
As pandemic worsens, most US states resist restrictions Houston Chronicle  Watson, J. 01/13/21 2 doc(s)
US shifts to speed COVID shots as cases and deaths rise Houston Chronicle  Alonso-Zaldivar, R. 01/13/21 3 doc(s)
Deadly events of past week cast pall over opening day of Texas Legislature Houston Chronicle  Grieder, E. 01/13/21 2 TX bill(s) 2 doc(s)
Humble ISD changes metrics on COVID-19 closures Houston Chronicle  Webb, S. 01/13/21 1 doc(s)
Montgomery County elected officials take office Houston Chronicle  Dominguez, C. 01/13/21  
Woodlands board to continue in-person meetings Houston Chronicle  Forward, J. 01/13/21 2 doc(s)
Dickinson’s next mayor reflects on win decided by a drawing Houston Chronicle  DeLapp, J. 01/13/21  
Trump’s border visit a reminder of the wall he built between us San Antonio Express News  Garcia, G. 01/13/21  
Governor appoints San Antonio judge Valenzuela to Fourth Court of Appeals San Antonio Express News  Zavala, E. 01/13/21  
San Antonio adds second-highest number of new COVID-19 cases as intensive care patients grow San Antonio Express News  Fechter, J. 01/13/21 2 doc(s)
In San Antonio, crime victims and accused face long wait for trial dates San Antonio Express News  Zavala, E. 01/13/21  
The Texas Legislature isn’t like Congress, right? Tyler Morning Telegraph  Ramsey, R. 01/12/21 1 doc(s)
Galveston County shorted on vaccines as state shifts supply Galveston Daily News  Ferguson, J. 01/12/21 3 doc(s)
Galveston County declares itself a Second Amendment sanctuary Galveston Daily News  Ferguson, J. 01/12/21 1 TX bill 5 doc(s)
Governor appoints Carruth as judge of 72nd District Court Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Monte, G. 01/12/21  
Waco's lawmakers say 2021 session will bring budget challenges Waco Tribune Herald  Witherspoon, T. 01/12/21 3 doc(s)
Trump coming to Texas; Here's what to know about the last visit before his presidency ends Wichita Falls Record News  Moritz, J. 01/12/21  
GROW Fund, redistricting priorities for Craddick Midland Reporter Telegram  Doreen, S. 01/12/21 2 TX bill(s)
Lawmakers facing $1 billion shortfall Lufkin Daily News  Edwards, J. 01/12/21 1 doc(s)
Blanton Museum Redesign Aims to Raise Its Profile New York Times  Sheets, H. 01/13/21  
States Told to Vaccinate Everyone 65 and Over as Deaths Surge New York Times  Stolberg, S. 01/13/21  
Trump Seeks Respite in Texas, Where G.O.P. Allies Face Pressure New York Times  Romero, S. 01/13/21  
Coronavirus Vaccine Doses That Were Held Back Now Being Released Wall Street Journal  Loftus, P. 01/13/21  

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