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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
Taking care of evacuees — and residents San Antonio Express News  Editorial 03/11/20 4 doc(s)
Gov. Abbott needs to declare a ‘Handshake Holiday,’ expand Medicaid and increase budgets to address coronavirus Houston Chronicle  White, A. 03/11/20  
Advocates urge paid sick leave as virus spreads in Texas Austin American Statesman  Price, A. 03/11/20 4 doc(s)
Texas official: Public health disaster declaration not yet needed Austin American Statesman  Cobler, N. 03/11/20  
Dallas County’s Super Tuesday re-do stems from philosophical differences in elections Dallas Morning News  Garcia, N. 03/11/20 2 doc(s)
Out-of-state man, 77, and a close local contact, are Dallas County’s first presumptive positive cases of coronavirus Dallas Morning News  Scudder, C. 03/11/20 2 doc(s)
Gov. Abbott asks insurance providers to waive costs for coronavirus testing and treatment Houston Chronicle  Zelinski, A. 03/11/20 3 doc(s)
Lawmakers call on Chief Art Acevedo to release audit on Houston police's narcotics division Houston Chronicle  Barned-Smith, S. 03/11/20 3 doc(s)
Travis County extends local disaster declaration Austin American Statesman  Flores, N. 03/11/20 3 doc(s)
Texas State monitoring 10 for coronavirus after overseas travel Austin American Statesman  Korte, L. 03/11/20 1 doc(s)
Bonnen says that MQS knew his offer of press credentials was not for real Austin American Statesman  Tilove, J. 03/11/20 2 doc(s)
Eckhardt steps down as county judge to run for state Senate Austin American Statesman  Flores, N. 03/11/20  
Texas A&M canceling classes Monday, Tuesday Austin American Statesman  Korte, L. 03/11/20 2 doc(s)
Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen says he ‘screwed up badly’ in scandal that forced him out Dallas Morning News  Barragan, J. 03/11/20 1 TX bill 3 doc(s)
UTA president withdraws application for top job in Florida amid controversy in Arlington Dallas Morning News  Ayala, E. 03/11/20 1 doc(s)
Questions remain about Denton Co. polling locations missing on Texas Secretary of State’s website Dallas Morning News  Barragan, J. 03/11/20 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Gov. Abbott asks insurers to drop co-pays, other costs for coronavirus testing Dallas Morning News  Morris, A. 03/11/20 3 doc(s)
After Empower Texans scandal, Texas House Speaker Bonnen admits he ‘screwed up’ Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Weinberg, T. 03/11/20  
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott asks health insurance providers to waive coronavirus costs Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Weinberg, T. 03/11/20 3 doc(s)
‘Ghost’ candidate haunts Texas House primary runoff between Harold Dutton and Jerry Davis Houston Chronicle  Grieder, E. 03/11/20  
Q&A: New EDC director hopes to attract new businesses to Cleveland Houston Chronicle  Shelton, C. 03/11/20  
Brazoria County unlikely to take District 22, officials say Houston Chronicle  McCarty, M. 03/11/20  
Battle Oak legacy trees planted at historic Woods Cemetery in northwest Houston Houston Chronicle  Feuk, M. 03/11/20  
Convicted killer Lucky Ward sentenced to death Houston Chronicle  Ketterer, S. 03/11/20  
Runoff is on for new district court spot Houston Chronicle  Dominguez, C. 03/11/20 2 TX bill(s)
Evacuees arrive in San Antonio, second plane was expected Houston Chronicle  Christenson, S. 03/11/20 2 doc(s)
UTSA given geologic modeling software worth $2.5 million San Antonio Express News  Malik, A. 03/11/20  
Texas Legislature will try again to address daylight saving time Victoria Advocate  Larson, L. 03/10/20 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Coronavirus fears could impact Texas' state budget as oil prices plummet worldwide Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 03/10/20 1 doc(s)
Cuellar: Liberal groups threw whole kitchen sink at me Rio Grande Guardian  Taylor, S. 03/10/20  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     03/10/20  

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