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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 must give law enforcement better ways to deal with dangerous chained dogs Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Johnston, A. 01/15/21 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Fee for electric, hybrid vehicles is good for Texas roads Houston Chronicle  Sciara, G. 01/15/21 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
STAAR test crucial to track COVID slide San Antonio Express News  Spencer, D. 01/15/21 4 doc(s)
Texas Senate modifies key rule to preserve GOP power Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 01/15/21 2 TX bill(s)
Why Texas schools didn't see a big funding boost from the federal CARES Act Austin American Statesman  Asch, S. 01/15/21 3 doc(s)
The unregulated, All-Star-driven world of open enrollment loopholes in Texas high school football Dallas Morning News  Caplan, C. 01/15/21 2 doc(s)
Turner, other Texas mayors urge Biden to send COVID vaccines directly to big cities Houston Chronicle  Harris, C. 01/15/21 5 doc(s)
Some Texans received $300-a-week in federal relief while others are still waiting. Here’s why. Houston Chronicle  Carballo, R. 01/15/21 4 doc(s)
25 beds left: Harris County Jail population again at dangerous levels Houston Chronicle  Banks, G. 01/15/21 3 doc(s)
Texas House, Senate agree on masks, differ on COVID-19 testing in new rules for governing in pandemic Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 01/15/21 2 TX bill(s) 2 doc(s)
Setting the rules for how the legislative game will be played Austin American Statesman  Herman, K. 01/15/21 2 TX bill(s)
Austin's COVID-19 vaccine hub gives out nearly 4,000 doses in first 3 days, officials say Austin American Statesman  Choi, H. 01/15/21 5 doc(s)
Bastrop County businesses required to scale back occupancy, bars closed as virus surges Austin American Statesman  Drummond, C. 01/15/21 8 doc(s)
In conversation with UT's medical school, Dr. Anthony Fauci looks ahead to post-pandemic nation Austin American Statesman  Osbourne, H. 01/15/21  
Masks required, remote voting allowed as Texas House adopts rules for COVID-19 legislative session Dallas Morning News  Barragan, J. 01/15/21 2 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Texas adds record 426 deaths; Dallas County reports 1,993 new coronavirus cases, 17 deaths Dallas Morning News  Steele, T. 01/15/21 4 doc(s)
Abbott pushing legislation to strip cities of local sales tax funds if they ‘defund the police’ Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 01/15/21 1 doc(s)
Unemployment claims surge in Texas, nationally Houston Chronicle  Carballo, R. 01/15/21 3 doc(s)
Total joint venture to develop 12 solar projects across U.S., including in Texas Houston Chronicle  Takahashi, P. 01/15/21  
Fix SAPD petition drive spurs questions on the best route to police reform San Antonio Express News  Garcia, G. 01/15/21 2 doc(s)
Health officials: 18,000 San Antonians might be infected with COVID-19 right now San Antonio Express News  Riker, M. 01/15/21 2 doc(s)
Public comment will be in-person at Texas Legislature, despite COVID San Antonio Express News  Goldenstein, T. 01/15/21  
After a deadly year on San Antonio roads, legislators seek to lower speed limits on city streets San Antonio Express News  Hardaway, L. 01/15/21 2 TX bill(s)
Analysis: Make government boring again Amarillo Globe-News  Ramsey, R. 01/14/21 2 doc(s)
Rural Texas prepares for legislative session Lufkin Daily News  Abell, H. 01/14/21 1 doc(s)
Political Buzz: Tabor to run for second term as Santa Fe mayor Galveston Daily News  Ferguson, J. 01/14/21 1 doc(s)
TAMU-T receives $300,000 reskilling grant Texarkana Gazette  Bell, A. 01/14/21 2 doc(s)
Starr County officials express disappointment with vaccine allocation McAllen Monitor  Garcia, B. 01/14/21 1 doc(s)
Vaccination efforts ramping up, Hidalgo Co. asks state for more doses McAllen Monitor  Jimenez, F. 01/14/21 4 doc(s)
MCC gets $112,500 to help students return after losing jobs or dropping out because of COVID-19 Waco Tribune Herald  Hoover, C. 01/14/21  

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