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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
As Cruz, Paxton cynically fuel Trump’s election fight, other Texans doing what’s right Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 01/06/21  
Vaccine rollout is a mess. Here’s how to fix it. Houston Chronicle  Editorial 01/06/21 6 doc(s)
University of Texas sacrifices academics for football with Tom Herman’s buyout Houston Chronicle  Cherwitz, R. 01/06/21 2 doc(s)
After top staff exodus, Attorney General Ken Paxton seeks $43M for Google lawsuit Austin American Statesman  Bleiberg, J. 01/06/21 3 doc(s)
Travis County leaders describe vaccine rollout as 'chaos' amid shrinking ICU capacity Austin American Statesman  Osbourne, H. 01/06/21 4 doc(s)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tells agencies to obey federal judge’s foster care edicts, sidestep big fines Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 01/06/21 2 doc(s)
America’s health care system flails again, focused on profit over patients Houston Chronicle  Tomlinson, C. 01/06/21 4 doc(s)
Houston hits COVID-19 hospitalization threshold, tightening restrictions on businesses Houston Chronicle  Ackerman, T. 01/06/21 4 doc(s)
As San Antonio’s COVID-19 hospitalizations soar, hospitals stretch beyond their normal capacities San Antonio Express News  Caruba, L. 01/06/21 4 doc(s)
San Antonio-based Community Labs to expand testing in local schools, across Texas San Antonio Express News  Picon, A. 01/06/21 1 doc(s)
San Antonio adds record 2,152 new COVID-19 cases as region hits new high for hospitalizations San Antonio Express News  Fechter, J. 01/06/21 2 doc(s)
Our No. 7 issue of the 2021 legislative session: Texas Democrats to push policing reforms Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 01/06/21 3 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Four Texas Repubs who've embarrassed us in the post-election nonsense Austin American Statesman  Herman, K. 01/06/21  
Environmental groups allege Texas rubber-stamped industrial plants' pollution — and that the EPA looked the other way Austin American Statesman  Douglas, E. 01/06/21 3 doc(s)
Coronavirus hospitalizations hit new highs in Texas, Dallas County; state adds more than 30,000 cases Dallas Morning News  Steele, T. 01/06/21 4 doc(s)
Brazoria County Jail cited for violations related to pregnant inmates Houston Chronicle  Powell, N. 01/06/21 3 doc(s)
New business expected to surge in Katy, Fort Bend County in 2021 Houston Chronicle  Kent, R. 01/06/21  
Northwest Houston entities talking 2021 legislative priorities Houston Chronicle  Wedding, P. 01/06/21 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Incoming State Rep. Ann Johnson discusses flooding, healthcare, bipartisanship ahead of session Houston Chronicle  Nickerson, R. 01/06/21 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Texas vaccine program moving toward mass vaccination providers San Antonio Express News  Garcia, G. 01/06/21 6 doc(s)
Paxton refuses to disclose full costs of taxpayer-funded Supreme Court election challenge San Antonio Express News  Goldenstein, T. 01/06/21 4 doc(s)
Some things Texans didn’t expect Longview News-Journal  Ramsey, R. 01/05/21 3 doc(s)
Enrollment drops may signal school funding cuts El Paso Times  Carreon, C. 01/05/21 3 doc(s)
Texas falls short of Abbott's prediction of 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations in December San Angelo Standard Times  Moritz, J. 01/05/21 4 doc(s)
Starrville church pastor remembered for belief in prayer, other victims of shooting stable Tyler Morning Telegraph  Barton, K. 01/05/21  
Texas bill aims to stop churches from being shut down during disasters Victoria Advocate  Watts, E. 01/05/21 1 TX bill

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