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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
Mexican American and African American studies should count towards graduation in Texas Houston Chronicle  Morales, C. 01/20/21 1 doc(s)
Amid flattening data, Austin-area health leaders focus on improving coronavirus vaccine rollout Austin American Statesman  Osbourne, H. 01/20/21 5 doc(s)
Dallas County shifts access to COVID vaccine — again. Goal is to target most vulnerable neighborhoods Dallas Morning News  Garcia, N. 01/20/21 6 doc(s)
With Biden in power, it’s a Lone(lier) Star state in Washington Houston Chronicle  Osborne, J. 01/20/21  
Austin police brace for Inauguration Day unrest, on 'tactical alert' until further notice Austin American Statesman  Choi, H. 01/20/21 1 doc(s)
Officials: Williamson County to get 6,000 doses of coronavirus vaccines this week Austin American Statesman  Osborn, C. 01/20/21 3 doc(s)
Abbott touts vaccine rollout, treatments as COVID-19 hospitalizations remain high Austin American Statesman  Cobler, N. 01/20/21 8 doc(s)
Plano Republican legislator calls bill to let Texans vote on secession ‘anti-American’ Dallas Morning News  Briseno, A. 01/20/21  
Dallas County reports 1,589 new coronavirus cases, 16 more deaths Dallas Morning News  Steele, T. 01/20/21 2 doc(s)
Gov. Abbott blasts vetting national guard members ahead of inauguration as offensive, disrespectful Dallas Morning News  Briseno, A. 01/20/21 1 doc(s)
COVID-19 vaccine distribution expected to increase in Texas, governor says Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dearman, E. 01/20/21 3 doc(s)
Workforce recovery, budget top goals for Creighton in Texas legislative session Houston Chronicle  Dominguez, C. 01/20/21  
COVID-19 vaccines may become annual shots, UTMB researchers say Houston Chronicle  Powell, N. 01/20/21 3 doc(s)
Gov. Abbott excludes Sylvester Turner, Lina Hidalgo from Houston briefing on vaccine rollout Houston Chronicle  Blackman, J. 01/20/21 3 doc(s)
Toth focused on people’s rights for Texas legislative session Houston Chronicle  Dominguez, C. 01/20/21 4 TX bill(s)
San Antonio ISD to launch 3 more P-TECH high school programs San Antonio Express News  Picon, A. 01/20/21  
San Antonio surpasses 150,000 COVID-19 cases as 10 more people die of the virus San Antonio Express News  Fechter, J. 01/20/21 3 doc(s)
Germ-zapping robot maker gets new digs as business grows San Antonio Express News  Lingle, B. 01/20/21  
Phelan continues fair tradition of appointing chairs from other party Beaumont Enterprise  Editorial 01/16/21  
COVID taught us lessons we shouldn't forget Galveston Daily News  Elder, L. 01/19/21 4 doc(s)
Legislature wraps up its first week Lufkin Daily News  Nichols, R. 01/18/21 1 TX bill 4 doc(s)
Bet against legal pot, casinos in Texas Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Ramsey, R. 01/17/21 1 doc(s)
Thanks to all school trustees Lufkin Daily News  Ashby, T. 01/16/21 3 doc(s)
Why Texas must increase investment in land port of entries Rio Grande Guardian  Canales, T. 01/15/21 2 doc(s)
Low-income Texans struggle to find new doctors as state officials boot Planned Parenthood off Medicaid Bryan Eagle  Najmabadi, S. 01/19/21 5 doc(s)
UTMB, health district designated as vaccination hubs Galveston Daily News  Ferguson, J. 01/19/21 4 doc(s)
Texas A&M, Blinn outline COVID-19 protocols for spring semester Bryan Eagle  Wiley, K. 01/18/21 2 doc(s)
UHV establishes Task Force on Diversity and Race Victoria Advocate  Watts, E. 01/18/21  
Texas Tech chancellor talks legislative priorities Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Dotray, M. 01/17/21 2 doc(s)
McLennan County sees election shifts in suburbs, Hispanic neighborhoods Waco Tribune Herald  Smith, J. 01/17/21  
Waco ISD enrollment drop not as steep as in some districts Waco Tribune Herald  Hoover, C. 01/17/21 1 doc(s)
Low-income Texans struggle to find new doctors as state officials boot Planned Parenthood off Medicaid     01/16/21  
Beaumont lawmaker tests positive for COVID-19 Beaumont Enterprise  Bain, K. 01/16/21  
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott denounces 'violence and mayhem' at US Capitol Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 01/16/21  
A defeated Trump attempted a grim Texas victory lap during final days in office Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 01/16/21  
Man on death row for 2008 murder of child in Rusk County granted stay of execution Tyler Morning Telegraph  Stern, C. 01/16/21 2 doc(s)
Emergency order for courts extended, delaying most jury trials Wichita Falls Record News  Choate, T. 01/16/21 2 doc(s)
Update on the MSU Texas alliance with the Texas Tech University System Wichita Falls Record News  Shipley, S. 01/15/21 1 doc(s)
How Gerrymandering Will Protect Republicans Who Challenged the Election New York Times  Epstein, R. 01/20/21  

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