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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
Empower, Don’t Intimidate Dallas Morning News  Editorial 02/12/18 3 doc(s)
We Recommend Sessions in GOP primary for 32nd District Dallas Morning News  Editorial 02/12/18  
We Recommend Allred in Dem primary for 32nd District Dallas Morning News  Editorial 02/12/18  
Larson deserves GOP nomination San Antonio Express News  Editorial 02/12/18  
Uresti our pick in House District 118 Democratic primary. San Antonio Express News  Editorial 02/12/18  
Teachers must get educated about upcoming election Dallas Morning News  Casey, A. 02/12/18  
Let's get tougher on sex crimes Houston Chronicle  Abbott, G. 02/12/18  
Federal trial on ending statewide election of Texas judges to begin Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 02/12/18 3 doc(s)
Suits go on even under Trump Dallas Morning News  McGaughy, L. 02/12/18  
Race for Texas House seat turns nasty and costly, at more than $500,000 Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 02/12/18 2 doc(s)
Alamo takes center stage in race for state land commissioner San Antonio Express News  Morris, A. 02/12/18 3 doc(s)
Women crunch chips on Capitol steps after Doritos CEO’s comment Austin American Statesman  Mulder, B. 02/12/18  
Longtime incumbent faces 2 challengers Dallas Morning News  Wigglesworth, V. 02/12/18  
Locker rooms go unregulated Dallas Morning News  Ayala, E. 02/12/18 1 doc(s)
White to put up first ad in Democratic primary Houston Chronicle  Ward, M. 02/12/18  
After Harvey, slight majority still opposes more taxes for flood control projects, survey says Houston Chronicle  Snyder, M. 02/12/18 2 doc(s)
Jury awards developer $28.8M in Grand Parkway condemnation dispute Houston Chronicle  Begley, D. 02/12/18  
Attorney general spokesman: Reporters will rip out, eat your heart San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 02/12/18 2 doc(s)
White touts Harvey rescue efforts in first TV ad from a Democratic gubernatorial candidate San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 02/12/18  
For the 7th Congressional District Houston Chronicle  Editorial 02/11/18  
Hits and misses: A Dirk by any other name Dallas Morning News  Editorial 02/10/18 1 doc(s)
For the 2nd Congressional District Houston Chronicle  Editorial 02/10/18  
Martinez Fischer the stronger choice in District 116 San Antonio Express News  Editorial 02/10/18 1 TX bill
Pérez merits another term on SBOE San Antonio Express News  Editorial 02/10/18  
Dan Patrick is giving conservatism a bad name in Texas Dallas Morning News  Parker, R. 02/11/18 2 TX bill(s)
Legalizing marijuana is Democrats' key to 2018 elections Houston Chronicle  Gibson, C. 02/11/18 4 doc(s)
GOP voters should be wary of pay-to-play slates Houston Chronicle  Rains, J. 02/11/18 1 doc(s)
In light of Texas' failures on special education, parents must protect their children's rights Houston Chronicle  DeMatthews, D. 02/11/18 1 TX bill 3 doc(s)
Texas saved $3B closing prisons. Why rehabilitation works Austin American Statesman  Rollins, B. 02/10/18 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Replacing property tax with higher sales tax doesn’t add up Austin American Statesman  Craymer, D. 02/10/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
In race for Congress, 4 Austin Democrats echo national party debate Austin American Statesman  Tilove, J. 02/11/18  
Gov. Greg Abbott leaves little to chance as he implores Texans, 'Four more years' Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 02/11/18  
Republicans dominate Tarrant County and Texas. So why are they fighting? Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 02/11/18  
Cruz lays off the corn, turns on the gas Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Drusch, A. 02/11/18  
Nearly six months after Harvey, traction made for potential solutions to Houston's chronic flooding Houston Chronicle  Zaveri, M. 02/11/18 3 doc(s)
SpaceX success gives Texans reason to cheer Houston Chronicle  Rumbaugh, A. 02/11/18 3 doc(s)
Rep. Dawnna Dukes’ challengers nab Democratic support in HD 46 primary Austin American Statesman  Autullo, R. 02/10/18  
Idea of raising federal gasoline tax has some North Texas lawmakers fuming Dallas Morning News  Benning, T. 02/10/18 2 doc(s)
TABC taps alcohol distributors to help fight human trafficking at bars, restaurants, liquor stores Dallas Morning News  Robinson-Jacobs, K. 02/10/18 1 doc(s)
Houston lawmakers swallow their budget differences to speed Harvey funding Houston Chronicle  Diaz, K. 02/10/18 4 doc(s)
First patient to get marijuana-based epilepsy treatment lives in San Antonio San Antonio Express News  Stoeltje, M. 02/10/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Dispute breaks out over leaked Alamo draft audit San Antonio Express News  Huddleston, S. 02/10/18 3 doc(s)
Texas cities can't ban rapid-fire bump stocks used in Vegas mass shooting Dallas Morning News  Cobler, N. 02/11/18 2 doc(s)
For one Republican, a day of truth-telling about Texas, schools and taxes Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Kennedy, B. 02/11/18  
Why Dan Patrick doesn't want this movie filmed in the Texas Senate Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 02/11/18 1 TX bill
Abbott asks Trump to reward Texas for bad governance Houston Chronicle  Falkenberg, L. 02/11/18 4 doc(s)
Andrew White is trying to do the right thing by running for Texas governor Houston Chronicle  Grieder, E. 02/11/18  
Even with demographic shift, Democrats face uphill battle in Harris County Houston Chronicle  Elliott, R. 02/11/18  
State's annual crab-trap removal program makes tons of sense Houston Chronicle  Tompkins, S. 02/11/18 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
As dual-credit popularity explodes, Alamo Colleges left holding the tab San Antonio Express News  Malik, A. 02/11/18 1 TX bill
Incumbents, challengers take off the gloves in races for Kendall’s new judicial district San Antonio Express News  MacCormack, Z. 02/11/18  
Uresti accused of taking ‘blood money’ as criminal trial enters week four San Antonio Express News  Contreras, G. 02/11/18 4 doc(s)
San Antonio activists promote recreational and medical marijuana San Antonio Express News  Luna, A. 02/11/18  
George P. Bush: Draft audit critical of Alamo management was ‘doctored’ Austin American Statesman  Tilove, J. 02/10/18 2 doc(s)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s mail ballot applications cause a stir Austin American Statesman  Herman, K. 02/10/18 1 doc(s)
PolitiFact: Abbott’s vow to cut tests is unfulfilled Austin American Statesman  Selby, W. 02/10/18 3 TX bill(s) 2 doc(s)
After 4th DWI, man argues legal limit discriminates against alcoholics Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 02/10/18 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Texas House candidate: Post about “bloody cops” was only targeting “bad cops” Austin American Statesman  Dugyala, R. 02/10/18 1 TX bill
Plano Rep. Sam Johnson to donate his Vietnam prisoner of war possessions to Smithsonian Dallas Morning News  Cobler, N. 02/10/18  
Dan Patrick said he'd keep the Wendy Davis filmmakers out of the Texas Senate. But is that his call to make? Dallas Morning News  McGaughy, L. 02/10/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Land commissioner says "doctored" audit critical of his agency's management of the Alamo is under investigation Dallas Morning News  Root, J. 02/10/18 1 doc(s)
Vigil and funeral scheduled next week for slain Richardson officer Dallas Morning News  Rajwani, N. 02/10/18  
Can Democrats defeat Kenny Marchant? Why 4 candidates see themselves in a ‘blue wave’ Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Hanna, B. 02/10/18  
School transportation woes linger 5 months after Harvey Houston Chronicle  Webb, S. 02/10/18 4 doc(s)
Flores praised as pick for Alamo Colleges’ next chancellor San Antonio Express News  Malik, A. 02/10/18  
The Problem With Parole New York Times  Editorial 02/12/18  

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