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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
Rita Crocker Clements Dallas Morning News  Editorial 01/09/18  
A little less special Dallas Morning News  Parker, R. 01/09/18  
Why are there still inhumane conditions in the state prison system? Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Sanders, B. 01/09/18 2 doc(s)
Managed lanes can reduce traffic congestion in Texas Houston Chronicle  Krol, R. 01/09/18 2 doc(s)
Replacement of Austin State Hospital part of $300 million state plan Austin American Statesman  Chang, J. 01/09/18 1 TX bill 3 doc(s)
UTHealth gets green light - and state funds - for new Harris County psychiatric hospital Houston Chronicle  Ackerman, T. 01/09/18 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Uresti co-defendant Bates pleads guilty to money laundering, other charges San Antonio Express News  Danner, P. 01/09/18 3 doc(s)
With Smith’s departure, Democrats see first real chance to win District 21 San Antonio Express News  Scherer, J. 01/09/18  
MLK parade plans panned Dallas Morning News  Chiquillo, J. 01/09/18 2 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Bus agency cuts 17 police officers Dallas Morning News  Ayala, E. 01/09/18 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Candidates pitch change Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 01/09/18  
Critics of Gov. Abbott call for boycott of MLK parade Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 01/09/18  
AG rules in councilman’s favor, information garnered on website not public Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Baker, S. 01/09/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Photographer tries novel legal strategy to get UH to pay up Houston Chronicle  Sixel, L. 01/09/18 1 doc(s)
Democrats gather for forum in West Texas Houston Chronicle  Ward, M. 01/09/18  
U.S. Attorney Ryan Patrick takes the helm in Houston Houston Chronicle  Banks, G. 01/09/18  
Millions of dollars will help upgrade, then replace San Antonio State Hospital San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 01/09/18 2 doc(s)
Texas Democratic gubernatorial hopefuls attack Abbott in GOP stronghold San Antonio Express News  Ward, M. 01/09/18  
Campus Speech: Texas lawmakers to hold hearings on suppression of opposing voices Texarkana Gazette  Editorial 01/08/18  
Far-right sentiment hurting businesses in RGV Valley Morning Star  Garcia, S. 01/08/18 1 TX bill
Gerrymandering, begone! Waco Tribune Herald  Rogers, E. 01/07/18 2 doc(s)
No rest between holidays, beginning of election season for voters Corpus Christi Caller Times  Jimenez, N. 01/07/18  
Democratic senate hopeful O’Rourke jogs with supporters Sunday McAllen Monitor  Ferman, M. 01/07/18  
Democratic Senate hopeful stumps across Rio Grande Valley McAllen Monitor  Ferman, M. 01/07/18  
Remedial courses to get more expensive for some STC students Valley Morning Star  Perez-Hernandez, D. 01/07/18 1 TX bill
Democratic Senate hopeful O'Rourke strikes inclusive tone in Bryan visit Bryan Eagle  Lyons, K. 01/06/18  
Texas' iconic Alamo is now a political battlefield Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 01/06/18 3 doc(s)
County officials says new feral hog poison shows promise Wichita Falls Record News  Kowalick, C. 01/06/18  
Feds battle with undocumented minors over right to abortion El Paso Times  Mekelburg, M. 01/05/18 3 TX bill(s) 7 doc(s)
State funding to improve mental health services at Rusk State Hospital Tyler Morning Telegraph  Mogle, D. 01/05/18  
Make It Easier to Work Without a License Wall Street Journal  Acosta, A. 01/09/18  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     01/08/18  

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