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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
Texas made it harder to get a COVID vaccine through poor planning and execution Dallas Morning News  Editorial 01/14/21 5 doc(s)
No excuses. Lawmakers have budget to fund education, health care for Texans in need Houston Chronicle  Editorial 01/14/21 1 TX bill 4 doc(s)
Impeachment of Trump is endorsement of democracy San Antonio Express News  Editorial 01/14/21  
Texas leaders must pass a safe harbor law for underage sex trafficking victims Houston Chronicle  Binzer, L. 01/14/21 2 TX bill(s) 3 doc(s)
Texas counties working together through COVID San Antonio Express News  Redford, S. 01/14/21  
Austin area residents unable to sign up for coronavirus vaccine after new site crashes Austin American Statesman  Osbourne, H. 01/14/21 4 doc(s)
Texas Democrats unanimously support Trump’s second impeachment Houston Chronicle  Wermund, B. 01/14/21  
Texas Senate Republicans keep ability to block bills out of Dems’ reach San Antonio Express News  Wallace, J. 01/14/21 1 TX bill
Huntsville, Ala. — not San Antonio — lands Space Command San Antonio Express News  Christenson, S. 01/14/21 2 doc(s)
A Texas lawmaker worked with the state restaurant association to draft an alcohol-to-go bill. His wife lobbies for the group. Austin American Statesman  Ferman, M. 01/14/21 2 TX bill(s)
Texas Republicans make legislative power play, limit Democrats’ clout in state Senate Dallas Morning News  Morris, A. 01/14/21 1 doc(s)
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says ‘Trump people’ attacked the U.S. Capitol, but he doesn’t blame the president Dallas Morning News  Morris, A. 01/14/21  
John Wright, lawyer and former state representative from Grand Prairie, is dead at 92 Dallas Morning News  Caplan, A. 01/14/21  
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has $38M in his campaign bank, but is it enough to scare off 2022 challengers? Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 01/14/21  
End of grace period leaves Texas schools at risk of losing millions Dallas Morning News  Donaldson, E. 01/14/21 4 doc(s)
Donald Trump remains bugaboo for GOP as Senate impeachment trial looms Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 01/14/21  
Texas tops 2 million total coronavirus cases; Dallas County logs 21 deaths, pushing toll over 1,800 Dallas Morning News  Keomoungkhoun, N. 01/14/21 2 doc(s)
In letter, Fort Worth clergy criticize Abbott for silence on Trump’s South Texas visit Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Clarridge, E. 01/14/21  
Supreme Court rejects plea from Fort Worth hospital to remove child from life support Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Johnson, K. 01/14/21 2 doc(s)
Attorneys general from 46 states condemn Capitol riot. Texas’ Paxton didn’t join them Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dearman, E. 01/14/21 1 doc(s)
Texas solicitor general latest exit in embattled AG’s office Houston Chronicle  Weber, P. 01/14/21 6 doc(s)
Texas AG Ken Paxton declines to join 50 attorneys general in condemning Capitol riot Houston Chronicle  Goldenstein, T. 01/14/21 1 doc(s)
COVID-19 kills 25 more San Antonians San Antonio Express News  Chasnoff, B. 01/14/21 2 doc(s)
Texas woman arrested on election fraud charges based on Project Veritas video San Antonio Express News  Blackman, J. 01/14/21 4 doc(s)
San Antonio ISD chief part of national call for teachers to get early vaccine access San Antonio Express News  Torralva, K. 01/14/21 1 doc(s)
Tight state budget will challenge Phelan, lawmakers Beaumont Enterprise  Editorial 01/13/21 1 doc(s)
RGV is fertile soil for more voters Rio Grande Guardian  Torres, S. 01/13/21  
President Trump visits Texas border and his 'big, beautiful wall' Wichita Falls Record News  Moritz, J. 01/13/21  
East Texas lawmakers file education-related bills Longview News-Journal  Barton, K. 01/13/21 4 TX bill(s)
Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution Changes Draw Concern at Local Level Wall Street Journal  Loftus, P. 01/14/21  

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