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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
Retirees health care plan funding needs a permanent fix San Antonio Express News  Editorial 01/23/18 2 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Chancellor selection process could use transparency San Antonio Express News  Editorial 01/23/18  
What works in one Texas election might not work in the next one Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Ramsey, R. 01/23/18  
States, cities don’t have all the answers San Antonio Express News  O'Brien, T. 01/23/18 5 doc(s)
His son tried to kill him; now father tries to halt his execution Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 01/23/18 1 doc(s)
GOP tries to knock Democrats off ballot Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 01/23/18 3 doc(s)
Houston ISD weighs major revamp of 15 struggling schools amid state takeover threat Houston Chronicle  Carpenter, J. 01/23/18 2 TX bill(s)
Harris County bail system shortchanges defendants who most need help, despite reforms, review finds Houston Chronicle  Flynn, M. 01/23/18 5 doc(s)
State Sen. Carlos Uresti had no knowledge of wrongdoing at FourWinds, his lawyers tell jurors San Antonio Express News  Contreras, G. 01/23/18 3 doc(s)
Trump election fraud commission bought Texas election data flagging Hispanic voters Austin American Statesman  Hsu, S. 01/23/18 7 doc(s)
New panel launching effort to identify Texas school finance fix Austin American Statesman  Chang, J. 01/23/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Texas brewers group forms a PAC to change state’s ‘broken’ beer laws Austin American Statesman  Auber, A. 01/23/18 2 TX bill(s) 2 doc(s)
In fraud trial, lawyer for Carlos Uresti claims senator’s ignorance of business partners’ wrongdoing Austin American Statesman  Platoff, E. 01/23/18 2 doc(s)
Committee sought info on Hispanics Dallas Morning News  Barragan, J. 01/23/18 6 doc(s)
Bush pivots on special session Dallas Morning News  Barragan, J. 01/23/18  
April execution planned in fatal double shooting Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Stokes, P. 01/23/18 1 doc(s)
Houston ISD considering asking voters to OK billion-dollar bond Houston Chronicle  Carpenter, J. 01/23/18 1 doc(s)
TSU nabs $2.7 million grant for criminal justice reform research Houston Chronicle  Ellis, L. 01/23/18  
Flu-related deaths in Texas double Houston Chronicle  Ackerman, T. 01/23/18 1 doc(s)
Democrats’ abortion debate: Can a ‘personally pro-life’ man be a contender? San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 01/23/18 1 doc(s)
New state law boosts punishment for animal cruelty San Antonio Express News  Rosenthal, C. 01/23/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
State must finally fix foster care program Beaumont Enterprise  Editorial 01/20/18 2 doc(s)
Paxton's ruling attacks voting and education Corpus Christi Caller Times  Editorial 01/19/18 3 doc(s)
Governor explains benefits of his property tax plan for Texas Abilene Reporter-News  Abbott, G. 01/21/18 1 doc(s)
Battle of the Alamo goes on for George P. Bush Bryan Eagle  Lyons, K. 01/21/18  
In politics, there's a time to get tough, and a time to get smart Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 01/21/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
El Paso to be testing ground for CPS privatization San Angelo Standard Times  Mekelburg, M. 01/21/18 4 TX bill(s) 3 doc(s)
Frustration with state shows as Waco ISD develops plan to save 5 schools Waco Tribune Herald  Conlon, S. 01/21/18 3 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Amazon in Texas?; Valley Mills Vineyard award; Politeness Index; Building permit roundup Waco Tribune Herald  Copeland, M. 01/21/18  
Seliger’s opponents think he’s not conservative enough Midland Reporter Telegram  Hawes, T. 01/21/18 3 TX bill(s)
Judge: Texas' foster care remains flawed, must be monitored Abilene Reporter-News  Moritz, J. 01/20/18 4 TX bill(s) 4 doc(s)
RELLIS Campus announces anticipated four-year degree programs Bryan Eagle  Clark, C. 01/19/18 1 doc(s)
White House blames Democrats as shutdown deadline nears Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 01/19/18 1 doc(s)
Tiguas' support pushes González's challenger Femath ahead of incumbent in fundraising El Paso Times  Mekelburg, M. 01/19/18 2 doc(s)
Faircloth out-raised Middleton in late 2017 Galveston Daily News  Ferguson, J. 01/19/18 1 doc(s)
Input from border mayors sought on wall McAllen Monitor  Zazueta-Castro, L. 01/19/18 2 doc(s)
Rep. Gonzalez' bill would unfairly shield lawyers in debt collection cases McAllen Monitor  Spector, M. 01/19/18 3 doc(s)
Hidalgo County Courthouse debate: Garcia responds to Canales Rio Grande Guardian  Taylor, S. 01/19/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Wary, Weary or Both, Southern Lawmakers Tone Down Culture Wars New York Times  Blinder, A. 01/23/18  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     01/22/18  

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