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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 Senate: Beto O'Rourke Houston Chronicle  Editorial 02/28/18  
Straus is right, investigate state health agency San Antonio Express News  Editorial 02/28/18 1 doc(s)
It’s time to take politics out of Texas classrooms Austin American Statesman  Lester, E. 02/28/18 2 doc(s)
Resisting the ‘con’ Dallas Morning News  Leeson, J. 02/28/18  
We fail to use gun laws already on the books Dallas Morning News  Rawlings, M. 02/28/18 1 doc(s)
Little league raises big hopes in Harvey recovery Houston Chronicle  Aggarwal, N. 02/28/18 1 doc(s)
Cruz gets down to business Dallas Morning News  Benning, T. 02/28/18  
In early voting, Democrats are outpacing Republicans Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 02/28/18  
ACLU calls for Harris County judge's ouster over racially charged comments Houston Chronicle  Zaveri, M. 02/28/18 2 doc(s)
HISD must give up control over hiring, governance to get accountability break Houston Chronicle  Carpenter, J. 02/28/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Bexar County teachers say arming educators a bad idea San Antonio Express News  Malik, A. 02/28/18  
Can gun violence discussion be a Texas political game-changer? Austin American Statesman  Herman, K. 02/28/18 2 TX bill(s)
Pflugerville parents hold safe schools rally after Florida shooting Austin American Statesman  Garcia, A. 02/28/18  
3 Republicans are vying to replace Larry Gonzales in Texas House race Austin American Statesman  Chang, J. 02/28/18  
George P. Bush spends $2 million to avoid runoff for land commissioner Austin American Statesman  Tilove, J. 02/28/18  
UT regents OK plan to lease Central Health land for medical school Austin American Statesman  Haurwitz, R. 02/28/18  
Dems turn out in big numbers Dallas Morning News  Wang, J. 02/28/18  
Trump backs Texas GOP incumbents Dallas Morning News  Wang, J. 02/28/18  
In heated race, Bush has fundraising lead Dallas Morning News  Barragan, J. 02/28/18  
Oncor deal up to PUC Dallas Morning News  Mosier, J. 02/28/18 2 doc(s)
Candidate’s council vote, then property purchase, become issue in House race Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dickson, G. 02/28/18  
Texas says no evidence of election systems being compromised Houston Chronicle  Ward, M. 02/28/18  
Harris County could take over Aldine cemetery where grave markers destroyed Houston Chronicle  Snyder, M. 02/28/18 1 doc(s)
Andrew White raises $130K, has $944K on hand in Dem gov race Houston Chronicle  Ward, M. 02/28/18  
After claims of botched executions, Supreme Court turns down Texas lethal injection case Houston Chronicle  Blakinger, K. 02/28/18 5 doc(s)
Texas energy companies, state treasury have better 2017 Houston Chronicle  Blunt, K. 02/28/18  
Katy EDC Council presents 2 Stan Stanley awards Houston Chronicle  Zurawski, K. 02/28/18  
Pasadena ISD student returns to home campus after drug allegation dispute Houston Chronicle  Carpenter, J. 02/28/18  
Montgomery County tow rotation system still in the works Houston Chronicle  Summer, J. 02/28/18 1 TX bill
Liberty County's leaders meet at economic summit Houston Chronicle  Taylor, D. 02/28/18  
Angry residents confront state officials over Fort Bend County oil well blowout Houston Chronicle  Nix, K. 02/28/18  
Fort Bend County prosecutor speaks out against Texas Board of Pardon and Paroles' life sentence recommendation for Bart Whitaker Houston Chronicle  Nix, K. 02/28/18 1 doc(s)
Democrats seeking Texas’ most competitive congressional seat shape message around experience San Antonio Express News  Scherer, J. 02/28/18  
Gallego eyeing Uresti’s Texas Senate seat San Antonio Express News  Garcia, G. 02/28/18 2 doc(s)
Democratic candidate for governor White raises $130,000, has $944,000 cash on hand San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 02/28/18  
Soros contributions to LaHood DA challenger nears $1 million San Antonio Express News  Scherer, J. 02/28/18  
AGN Endorsement: Texas House/District 88: Ken King Amarillo Globe-News  Editorial 02/27/18  
Congressional candidate Veronica Escobar files complaint against Keep El Paso Honest PAC El Paso Times  Mekelburg, M. 02/27/18 2 doc(s)
UT Tyler set to unveil new branding at Tuesday UT System Board of Regents meeting Tyler Morning Telegraph  McCoy, C. 02/27/18  
A Big Divergence Is Coming in Health Care Among States New York Times  Sanger-Katz, M. 02/28/18  
Red and Blue States Move Further Apart on Health Policy Wall Street Journal  Armour, S. 02/28/18  
GOP Lawsuit Takes Aim at Affordable Care Act Again Wall Street Journal  Armour, S. 02/28/18  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     02/27/18  

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