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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
We recommend state Rep. Eric Johnson in District 100 Democratic primary Dallas Morning News  Editorial 01/04/18  
New voter ID law that went into effect Jan. 1 is a slight, slight improvement Dallas Morning News  Editorial 01/04/18 2 TX bill(s)
We recommend U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey in 33rd Congressional District Democratic primary Dallas Morning News  Editorial 01/04/18  
Cultural stereotypes play a role in black girls being suspended Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 01/04/18 2 doc(s)
Freeways aren't free, and Texas politicos don't want to pay Houston Chronicle  Editorial 01/04/18  
Straus deserving of Texan of the Year honor San Antonio Express News  Editorial 01/04/18  
Editor Mike Wilson reflects on Richard Spencer controversy Dallas Morning News  Wilson, M. 01/04/18  
The Texas primaries are a 9-week sprint for candidates Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Ramsey, R. 01/04/18  
Want a safer Texas? Act like the airlines Houston Chronicle  Markman, A. 01/04/18 1 doc(s)
ICE chief's 'outrageous' threat to arrest 'sanctuary city' leaders met with shrug at Dallas City Hall Dallas Morning News  Gillman, T. 01/04/18 1 TX bill 6 doc(s)
Pregnancy mortality rate misrepresents true numbers, study says Houston Chronicle  Ackerman, T. 01/04/18 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Adler blasts ICE director’s threat to jail local elected officials Austin American Statesman  Jankowski, P. 01/04/18 2 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Sharp-tongued federal Judge Sam Sparks steps back, takes senior status Austin American Statesman  Autullo, R. 01/04/18  
Texas waits for Senate agreement on disaster aid funding Austin American Statesman  Sterling, E. 01/04/18 3 doc(s)
Why Dallas doesn't want to take on Dallas County Schools' crossing guard program Dallas Morning News  Wilonsky, R. 01/04/18 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Lupe Valdez's campaign to unseat Gov. Greg Abbott is still missing one crucial element Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 01/04/18  
Texas prisons push back against claims of freezing, unheated units Houston Chronicle  Blakinger, K. 01/04/18 1 doc(s)
UT Health S.A. updates tobacco-free policy San Antonio Express News  Foster-Frau, S. 01/04/18 1 doc(s)
Unfair Texas law is not going away Amarillo Globe-News  Editorial 01/02/18 1 doc(s)
Houston-Dallas train must not receive state aid Beaumont Enterprise  Editorial 01/02/18 1 doc(s)
Watch charter school class sizes Beaumont Enterprise  Editorial 12/31/17 1 doc(s)
2018: The year of the people Rio Grande Guardian  Rodriguez, J. 12/31/17  
No countywide voting centers for March primaries Wichita Falls Record News  Choate, T. 01/03/18  
Pulido: I would restore indigent health dollars Rio Grande Guardian  Taylor, S. 01/02/18 1 TX bill
TEA updates list of pathways leading to certification McAllen Monitor  Perez-Hernandez, D. 01/01/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Energy industry looking to brighter 2018 Tyler Morning Telegraph  Hedler, K. 01/01/18  
Sutherland Springs, legislative battles top Texas' 2017 headlines Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 12/31/17  
Preservation, property rights at odds again Victoria Advocate  Priest, J. 12/31/17  
Texas' biggest political battle in 2018 could be for Congress Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 12/30/17  
Latest version of Texas voter ID law takes effect Jan. 1 Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 12/30/17 2 TX bill(s) 2 doc(s)
State Rep. Martinez warns of celebratory gunfire year after shot in head McAllen Monitor  Smith, M. 12/30/17 1 TX bill
Texans sound off on sanctuary cities ban, but file no formal complaints, says AG's office El Paso Times  Mekelburg, M. 12/29/17 1 TX bill 4 doc(s)
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     01/03/18  

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