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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
Censorship won’t build our film industry Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 02/22/18 1 doc(s)
A call for clemency: Abbott should halt execution Houston Chronicle  Editorial 02/22/18 1 doc(s)
Why Texas classrooms aren’t silent about Florida shooting Austin American Statesman  Newman, D. 02/22/18  
As you vote, remember Barbara Jordan’s ethical wisdom Austin American Statesman  Sherman, M. 02/22/18  
Schools should encourage voting - not pick winners and losers Houston Chronicle  Paxton, K. 02/22/18 5 doc(s)
Elect Texas veterans to bridge partisan divide Houston Chronicle  Chiarelli, P. 02/22/18  
Texas Democrats see big jump in turnout on first day of early voting Austin American Statesman  Chang, J. 02/22/18  
From street preacher to ‘America’s pastor’ Dallas Morning News  Staff 02/22/18  
Critics slam Bush campaign claim he contributed $4 billion to public schools San Antonio Express News  Morris, A. 02/22/18 2 doc(s)
Public figures from Texas react to Billy Graham’s death Austin American Statesman  Silver, J. 02/22/18  
Hundreds of Austin-area students walk out in wake of Florida shooting Austin American Statesman  Taboada, M. 02/22/18 2 doc(s)
In two days, two handguns left unattended in women’s restrooms at UT Austin American Statesman  Haurwitz, R. 02/22/18 2 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Will Abbott take advice on Whitaker’s death sentence? Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 02/22/18 1 doc(s)
Hazard mitigation funding for Harvey recovery becomes available Austin American Statesman  Sterling, E. 02/22/18 1 TX bill 5 doc(s)
Election workers, judges on tap for Bastrop County Republican primary Austin American Statesman  Mulder, B. 02/22/18 1 doc(s)
Mayor Adler’s State of City address covers taxes, CodeNext and Russia Austin American Statesman  Jankowski, P. 02/22/18  
Abbott seeks to ID schools that don’t file safety audits Dallas Morning News  Ayala, E. 02/22/18 2 TX bill(s) 2 doc(s)
2 unattended guns found in UT restrooms Dallas Morning News  McGaughy, L. 02/22/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Cruz blasts ethanol mandate during rally Dallas Morning News  Gillman, T. 02/22/18 1 doc(s)
Bush blasted over mailer Dallas Morning News  Barragan, J. 02/22/18 1 doc(s)
Turnout looking up on first day of early voting in primaries Dallas Morning News  Wang, J. 02/22/18  
Patrick gambles with endorsements Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 02/22/18  
Candidate slammed as scammer Dallas Morning News  Emily, J. 02/22/18  
Capt. Kirk lashes out at candidate Dallas Morning News  Cardona, C. 02/22/18  
$2M grant recipient accused of falsifying data Dallas Morning News  Rice, S. 02/22/18 1 TX bill 3 doc(s)
Hopeful exits DeSoto council Dallas Morning News  Leszcynski, R. 02/22/18 1 doc(s)
Polls are open, but are Texans voting? Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 02/22/18  
Prosecutors reviewing complaint over ad resembling government notice that targets Rep. Geren Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Root, J. 02/22/18 1 doc(s)
Vote your conscience - in the primary of your choosing Houston Chronicle  Grieder, E. 02/22/18  
Police, school districts see increase in threats after Florida shooting Houston Chronicle  Webb, S. 02/22/18  
Democrats set early voting records at start of Texas primaries Houston Chronicle  Wallace, J. 02/22/18  
No verdict yet in Uresti’s criminal trial San Antonio Express News  Contreras, G. 02/22/18 1 doc(s)
Abbott continues attack against Larson during San Antonio campaign rally San Antonio Express News  Scherer, J. 02/22/18  
Biedermann ‘reports to Empower Texans,’ foe says San Antonio Express News  Chasnoff, B. 02/22/18  
Democrats running for Hurd’s seat in Congress debate campaign finance, base closures San Antonio Express News  Scherer, J. 02/22/18  
Legality of Electoral College process challenged in San Antonio, elsewhere San Antonio Express News  Contreras, G. 02/22/18 3 doc(s)
U.S. Colleges Are Separating Into Winners and Losers Wall Street Journal  Belkin, D. 02/22/18 3 doc(s)
AGN Endorsement: Nothing has changed for Amarillo, Ted Cruz Amarillo Globe-News  Editorial 02/21/18  
Eagle recommendations for U.S. Senate, House of Representatives Bryan Eagle  Editorial 02/21/18  
Escobar is best choice for Congress El Paso Times  Editorial 02/21/18  
State Rep. Mary Gonzalez deserves another term El Paso Times  Editorial 02/21/18  
Gov. Abbott says leaders must close loopholes for gun background checks Abilene Reporter-News  Moritz, J. 02/21/18 2 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Potter, Randall voter turnout better than 2016, 2014 primary elections Amarillo Globe-News  Stein, R. 02/21/18  
Most of the public can’t be bothered by the most patriotic of duties Amarillo Globe-News  Beilue, J. 02/21/18 1 doc(s)
La Marque awarded $350,000 to repair aging pipes Galveston Daily News  Behrens, C. 02/21/18  
Texas Tech rated one of the safest U.S. campuses Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Michael, K. 02/21/18  
Officials ask for help before next hurricane season Victoria Advocate  Riker, M. 02/21/18  
VISD strikes back against state PAC Victoria Advocate  Canales, G. 02/21/18  
First day of early voting brisk locally Longview News-Journal  Evans, G. 02/21/18  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     02/21/18  

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