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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
This crime fighting idea warrants praise Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 02/13/18  
For Ag Commish: GOP should pick Trey Blocker to replace Sid Miller Houston Chronicle  Editorial 02/13/18  
McClendon and Kling in SD25 San Antonio Express News  Editorial 02/13/18  
Texans see little sizzle in Trump infrastructure plan Austin American Statesman  Wear, B. 02/13/18 1 doc(s)
Trump says ‘OK with me’ if plan to rebuild roads founders Austin American Statesman  Thomas, K. 02/13/18 1 doc(s)
Dallas won't wait on Arlington, Grand Prairie for Fort Worth high-speed rail connection Dallas Morning News  Hallman, T. 02/13/18  
Fort Worth mayor likens Trump's infrastructure push to Eisenhower's interstate plan Dallas Morning News  Benning, T. 02/13/18 1 doc(s)
Republican senators: Day of truth-telling about property taxes full of falsehoods Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 02/13/18 1 doc(s)
Once a Trump skeptic, Fort Worth’s GOP mayor now helps him pitch infrastructure Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Drusch, A. 02/13/18 1 doc(s)
Trump's infrastructure spending plans raise questions in Texas Houston Chronicle  Begley, D. 02/13/18 3 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Lawsuit: Prairie View A&M coach helped student accused of sexual assault flee Texas Houston Chronicle  Ellis, L. 02/13/18 3 doc(s)
New program expands voter registration effort at Travis County Jail Austin American Statesman  Huber, M. 02/13/18 1 doc(s)
Disability group threatens to sue Texas over voter registration policy Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 02/13/18  
Trump taps Abbott’s top legal adviser for U.S. appeals court Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 02/13/18  
PolitiFact: Texas tops in feral pig population Austin American Statesman  Selby, W. 02/13/18 3 doc(s)
Disability rights group threatens to sue Texas for not offering voter registration services Dallas Morning News  Barragan, J. 02/13/18  
President Trump names Gov. Abbott’s general counsel to federal appeals court Dallas Morning News  Wang, J. 02/13/18  
Who's the luckiest of seven? Democrats fight for chance to challenge Pete Sessions Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 02/13/18  
Houston ISD removes 3 more campuses from list of struggling schools facing makeover Houston Chronicle  Carpenter, J. 02/13/18  
Trump taps another Texan for 5th Circuit court of appeals bench Houston Chronicle  Ward, A. 02/13/18  
Abbott to announce 'hundreds of millions' of dollars to mitigate future floods, disasters Houston Chronicle  Zelinski, A. 02/13/18  
Tear gas, pepper spray use up in Texas prisons, including on suicidal inmates Houston Chronicle  Blakinger, K. 02/13/18  
Uresti criminal trial delayed until Tuesday San Antonio Express News  Contreras, G. 02/13/18  
Offering a voice for rural, urban voters: Q&A with Texas House District 12 candidate Chris Miller Waco Tribune Herald    02/11/18  
Battling extremism in the Texas Legislature: Q&A with Texas House District 12 candidate Marianne Arnold Waco Tribune Herald  Ed. 02/11/18  
Closing more youth prisons makes sense Beaumont Enterprise  Editorial 02/09/18  
Mexican-American studies curriculum needed in Texas McAllen Monitor  Editorial 02/09/18 3 doc(s)
Is Texas Attorney General Paxton obstructing public info releases? Waco Tribune Herald  Editorial 02/09/18 1 doc(s)
In GOP House 23 race, the question is about focus Galveston Daily News  Ferguson, J. 02/12/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Texas schools hiring uncertified teachers, but local districts not using option Longview News-Journal  Staff 02/12/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Texas A&M University System regents approve RELLIS Campus tuition rate Bryan Eagle  Kuhlmann, S. 02/11/18 2 doc(s)
Democrat Mike Collier hopes to parlay policy wonk chops into political success San Angelo Standard Times  Moritz, J. 02/11/18 1 doc(s)
Superintendent's column: Equitable school funding solution is crucial Victoria Advocate  Jaklich, R. 02/11/18 1 TX bill 4 doc(s)
Medical personnel, schools lead sources locally of CPS reports Wichita Falls Record News  Johnston, P. 02/11/18 1 doc(s)
Healthcare world of retired public school employees turned upside down Rio Grande Guardian  Ardis, C. 02/11/18 3 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Lubbock Primary Preview: Texas House District 84 Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Dotray, M. 02/10/18  
Congressional candidates want to help with hurricane recovery Victoria Advocate  Riker, M. 02/10/18  
Moxley throws his hat in the ring for TTC commissioner Rio Grande Guardian  Taylor, S. 02/10/18 1 TX bill
Patrick will try to stop Wendy Davis filibuster movie from using Senate chamber El Paso Times  Mekelburg, M. 02/09/18 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Boosted by PACs, incumbents running for Texas House outraise rivals Tyler Morning Telegraph  Mansfield, E. 02/09/18  
State Rep District 13 Republican nominees share priorities Victoria Advocate  Aldaco, A. 02/09/18  
Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Puts Burden on State and Private Money New York Times  Cohen, P. 02/13/18  
Here Are the Places That Struggle to Meet the Rules on Safe Drinking Water New York Times  Plumer, B. 02/13/18  
Infrastructure Plan Puts Onus on Local Governments Wall Street Journal  Mann, T. 02/13/18  
Trump’s Big Public Works Dig Wall Street Journal  Editorial 02/13/18  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     02/12/18  

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