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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
For comptroller: Joi Chevalier Houston Chronicle  Editorial 02/27/18  
By sabotaging NAFTA, Trump threatens Texas natural gas industry Dallas Morning News  Fernandez de Castro, R. 02/27/18 2 doc(s)
We need armed marshals on every school campus Dallas Morning News  Villalba, J. 02/27/18 1 TX bill
Treat our AR-15s like our F-150s Dallas Morning News  Spreier, S. 02/27/18  
Don't buy threats about a 'granny tax' Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Braddock, S. 02/27/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
The question we need to ask our candidates San Antonio Express News  Lane, E. 02/27/18  
Audit: UT president, wife flew premium class in violation of rules Austin American Statesman  Haurwitz, R. 02/27/18  
Texas State adopts stricter rules for Greek groups after pledge’s death Austin American Statesman  Haurwitz, R. 02/27/18 1 doc(s)
UT regents expected to OK leasing Central Health land for Dell school Austin American Statesman  Haurwitz, R. 02/27/18 1 doc(s)
HISD cuts budget deficit estimate, says magnet cuts not expected in 2018-19 school year Houston Chronicle  Carpenter, J. 02/27/18  
Justices reject bid for Trump appeal in ‘Dreamer’ permits Houston Chronicle  Kriel, L. 02/27/18 4 doc(s)
Paxton opinion: new, low toll fee cap broadly applies Austin American Statesman  Wear, B. 02/27/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
John Carter touts his Trump loyalty in primary battle Austin American Statesman  Recio, M. 02/27/18  
Facing criticism, Trump turns to Abbott to tout Texas school marshals Austin American Statesman  Recio, M. 02/27/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
White accuses Abbott of fearing NRA Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 02/27/18  
Schools seek new ways to keep kids safe Dallas Morning News  Ragland, J. 02/27/18 1 TX bill
Conservative lawmaker shows what mercy means Dallas Morning News  Floyd, J. 02/27/18  
Joaquín Castro backs Valdez Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 02/27/18  
State blocks bitcoin firm using justice’s image Dallas Morning News  Robinson-Jacobs, K. 02/27/18 1 doc(s)
Straus urges employers to help get out the vote Dallas Morning News  Schnurman, M. 02/27/18 1 TX bill 3 doc(s)
Electric car backers want to plug into VW settlement Dallas Morning News  Mosier, J. 02/27/18 2 doc(s)
Patients stuck in middle Dallas Morning News  Rice, S. 02/27/18 2 TX bill(s)
Surging Democratic early voting prompts Republican concern Houston Chronicle  Wallace, J. 02/27/18  
Student activism on gun laws won't ding your Rice University application, school says Houston Chronicle  Ellis, L. 02/27/18  
UH names founding dean of planned medical school Houston Chronicle  Ackerman, T. 02/27/18  
After years of rancor over ethanol, Cruz, Cornyn go head to head on reform Houston Chronicle  Osborne, J. 02/27/18 3 doc(s)
Interior Dept. considers cutting royalty rate for deepwater projects Houston Chronicle  Osborne, J. 02/27/18 1 doc(s)
Andrew White: ‘I call BS’ on Gov. Abbott regarding guns, urges special session San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 02/27/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Uresti co-defendant wants separate trial in bribery case San Antonio Express News  Danner, P. 02/27/18 2 doc(s)
Republicans need to step up to plate on serious gun reforms Waco Tribune Herald  Editorial 02/25/18 2 doc(s)
Despite brutal battle, Estes continues to be our choice Wichita Falls Record News  Editorial 02/25/18 3 TX bill(s)
Best talkers in Texas District 27 congressional race Corpus Christi Caller Times  Whitehurst Jr, T. 02/24/18  
Texas Democrats hoping early voting excitement in 2018 Texas primary lasts until November Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 02/26/18 2 doc(s)
UT/TT Poll: Roughly half of Texans think U.S. is on wrong track and state is on right one El Paso Times  Ramsey, R. 02/26/18 1 doc(s)
Democratic governor candidates visit South Texas McAllen Monitor  Lopez-Puente, N. 02/26/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Early voting trails 2014 Democratic primary Valley Morning Star  Reagan, M. 02/26/18  
Bulk of Brazos County political contributions go to Republican candidates Bryan Eagle  Clark, C. 02/25/18  
Advocate: Coastal spine funding might not be secured Galveston Daily News  Ferguson, J. 02/25/18 2 doc(s)
Congressional candidate exaggerates background Victoria Advocate  Riker, M. 02/25/18  
TEC counsel details how candidates can spend campaign funds Wichita Falls Record News  Choate, T. 02/25/18  
'Confessions' ad latest controversy in heated Senate battle Wichita Falls Record News  Choate, T. 02/25/18  
Commenary: State Senate race highlights problems with involvement of political groups Midland Reporter Telegram  Doreen, S. 02/25/18  
Texas Bishops warn against endorsements by Texas Right to Life, which backs candidates in several local races Amarillo Globe-News  Farris, J. 02/24/18 2 doc(s)
State building seven new homes in Lyford Valley Morning Star  Del Valle, F. 02/24/18  
Lozoya: RGV not yet ready for advanced manufacturing facility, but we can get there Rio Grande Guardian  Capucion, E. 02/24/18 1 doc(s)
42 candidates to compete in Webb County primary election Laredo Morning Times  Wallace, J. 02/23/18  
What Are States Doing About Gun Violence After the Florida Shooting? New York Times  Seelye, K. 02/27/18  
Trump Says He Would Have Rushed in Unarmed to Stop School Shooting New York Times  Shear, M. 02/27/18  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     02/26/18  

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