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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
Election lies, conspiracy theories led to Capitol riot. Too many Texans spread them. Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 01/07/21  
Trump rioters aren’t patriots — and neither are the leaders who incited them to attack the Capitol Houston Chronicle  Editorial 01/07/21  
A shameful ending to a shameful presidency San Antonio Express News  Editorial 01/07/21  
The University of Texas' brand of hypocrisy Austin American Statesman  Palaima, T. 01/07/21  
Texans' roles in a day of American infamy Austin American Statesman  Herman, K. 01/07/21  
Biden’s victory sealed in wee hours after pro-Trump mob storms Capitol; Trump vows orderly transition Dallas Morning News  Gillman, T. 01/07/21  
Democratic, Republican politicians from Fort Worth area denounce riots at US Capitol Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dearman, E. 01/07/21 1 doc(s)
Trump supporters storm U.S. Capitol, with one woman killed and tear gas fired Houston Chronicle  Flynn, M. 01/07/21  
Ted Cruz, Texas Republicans face backlash after mob storms Capitol Houston Chronicle  Wermund, B. 01/07/21  
Paxton at Trump rally: While Texas fought, Georgia surrendered Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 01/07/21 2 doc(s)
Escott: Austin Convention Center to likely be staged as potential field hospital soon Austin American Statesman  Osbourne, H. 01/07/21 3 doc(s)
Ted Cruz accused of abetting sedition and inspiring pro-Trump riot by resisting Biden’s victory Dallas Morning News  Gillman, T. 01/07/21  
As pro-Trump mob storms U.S. Capitol, Texas Republicans denounce violence Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 01/07/21  
Dallas County reports 2,427 coronavirus cases, 17 deaths; Tarrant County adds 3,410 cases Dallas Morning News  Branham, D. 01/07/21 4 doc(s)
As Congress convenes to certify election results, protesters take to Texas Capitol Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dearman, E. 01/07/21  
Texas 'relatively close' to ready for moving STAAR all online in 2022-23, study finds Houston Chronicle  Carpenter, J. 01/07/21 1 TX bill 3 doc(s)
Houston’s vax plan includes some Public Works, Solid Waste staff as frontline workers Houston Chronicle  Begley, D. 01/07/21 5 doc(s)
Harris County Sheriff appoints former state jail inspector to oversee jail Houston Chronicle  Barned-Smith, S. 01/07/21 5 doc(s)
S.A. hospitals caring for more COVID-19 patients than ever before San Antonio Express News  Riker, M. 01/07/21 2 doc(s)
San Antonio ISD still limiting students as classes resume next week, will provide vaccine for employees San Antonio Express News  Torralva, K. 01/07/21 5 doc(s)
Texans react to chaos in the nation’s Capitol San Antonio Express News  Goldenstein, T. 01/07/21  
Changing Texas Senate rules would be bad move Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Editorial 01/06/21 1 doc(s)
Broadband, eminent domain, pandemic response top Kolkhorst's to-do list Victoria Advocate  Rosenberg, M. 01/06/21 6 TX bill(s) 2 doc(s)
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     01/06/21 1 doc(s)

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