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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
Texas to create vaccine hubs as Democrats urge state health officials to improve rollout Austin American Statesman  Cobler, N. 01/08/21 7 doc(s)
To streamline COVID-19 inoculations, Texas will start sending doses to large vaccination hubs Dallas Morning News  Morris, A. 01/08/21 5 doc(s)
After riot, Fort Worth area lawmakers objected to President-elect Joe Biden’s victory Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Lopez, B. 01/08/21  
More contagious COVID-19 strain identified in Harris County, the first in Texas Houston Chronicle  Ackerman, T. 01/08/21 3 doc(s)
Texas Democrats join call for Trump's removal after riot. Some Republicans blame antifa. Houston Chronicle  Wermund, B. 01/08/21  
Texas will create ‘vaccination hubs,’ prioritize large providers in COVID-19 vaccine distribution next week San Antonio Express News  Garcia, L. 01/08/21 6 doc(s)
Texas Democrat says Paxton deserves censure for role in Capitol riot Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 01/08/21 3 doc(s)
More contagious coronavirus variant identified in Texas for first time by health officials Austin American Statesman  Cobler, N. 01/08/21 3 doc(s)
Amid record number of coronavirus cases, Travis County medical organization summons doctors for help Austin American Statesman  Plohetski, T. 01/08/21 3 doc(s)
A Central Texas woman's spin on the Capitol riot Austin American Statesman  Herman, K. 01/08/21  
Lawmaker seeks state investigation of Texas AG Ken Paxton’s role in U.S. Capitol insurrection Dallas Morning News  Briseno, A. 01/08/21 5 doc(s)
Free speech questions raised by ethics agency’s sanctions on senator, former County Judge Dallas Morning News  Briseno, A. 01/08/21 2 doc(s)
Dallas County reports 2,590 coronavirus cases, 20 deaths; state hits records for deaths, hospitalizations Dallas Morning News  Steele, T. 01/08/21 5 doc(s)
In Texas, some tea party Republicans celebrate the riot, falsely shift blame Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Kennedy, B. 01/08/21  
TEA appoints conservators to oversee Houston ISD special ed department Houston Chronicle  Carpenter, J. 01/08/21 1 doc(s)
Unemployment claims rise in Texas Houston Chronicle  Carballo, R. 01/08/21 3 doc(s)
Kroger rolls out COVID vaccine to staff as it prepares for rush Houston Chronicle  Wu, G. 01/08/21 3 doc(s)
Dickinson mayoral race winner decided by drawing names out of a hat Houston Chronicle  Powell, N. 01/08/21  
Despite riot, 17 Texans in Congress declined to certify Bidens win. Houston Chronicle  Wermund, B. 01/08/21  
San Antonio breaks COVID-19 hospitalization record for third time this week San Antonio Express News  Picon, A. 01/08/21 5 doc(s)
As Texas boots Planned Parenthood, Medicaid clients get 30 days to find new providers San Antonio Express News  Blackman, J. 01/08/21 3 doc(s)
Democrats seek to punish Texas AG Ken Paxton for inciting Capitol mob San Antonio Express News  Goldenstein, T. 01/08/21 2 doc(s)
Commission makes progress on partisan judicial elections Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Editorial 01/07/21 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Abbott and Austin: Police state? Longview News-Journal  McNeely, D. 01/07/21 2 doc(s)
El Paso area lawmakers condemn storming of US Capitol, some calling it an act of terrorism El Paso Times  Bedoya, A. 01/07/21  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     01/07/21 1 doc(s)

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