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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
In a pandemic, paid sick leave protects us all Austin American Statesman  Editorial 03/12/20 4 doc(s)
DISD cameras can be the voice for special ed kids who can’t speak for themselves Dallas Morning News  Editorial 03/12/20 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Coronavirus pandemic points out holes in social safety net, need for paid leave Houston Chronicle  Editorial 03/12/20 6 doc(s)
Participate in the census San Antonio Express News  Editorial 03/12/20 5 doc(s)
Houston Rodeo canceled? Coronavirus just got real for Houston Houston Chronicle  Falkenberg, L. 03/12/20 2 doc(s)
Colleges going online because of coronavirus puts students at risk for homelessness, poor learning outcomes Houston Chronicle  Denial, C. 03/12/20  
Dallas cancels weekend’s St. Patrick’s Day parade because of coronavirus Dallas Morning News  Marfin, C. 03/12/20 1 doc(s)
New bombshells revealed in TSU admissions scandal. Here’s what we know Houston Chronicle  Tedesco, J. 03/12/20 2 doc(s)
Houston Rodeo canceled over coronavirus concerns, prompted by Montgomery County case Houston Chronicle  Morris, M. 03/12/20 3 doc(s)
Coronavirus ‘community spread’ has started in Houston area Houston Chronicle  Ackerman, T. 03/12/20 3 doc(s)
San Antonio colleges, universities extend spring break, move to online classes San Antonio Express News  Torralva, K. 03/12/20 5 doc(s)
One vote still separates 2nd, 3rd place in Travis County GOP race, but results flip Austin American Statesman  Cobler, N. 03/12/20 1 doc(s)
Dallas County releases results of recount for March 3 primary; no races affected Dallas Morning News  Mendez, M. 03/12/20 2 doc(s)
How Dallas city officials are preparing for coronavirus Dallas Morning News  Norimine, H. 03/12/20 1 doc(s)
Coronavirus cancels St. Patrick’s Day Parade, other events in Dallas-Fort Worth Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Johnson, K. 03/12/20 1 doc(s)
After church shooting, Texas AG launches resource site for volunteer security teams Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Weinberg, T. 03/12/20 2 TX bill(s) 3 doc(s)
In abrupt reversal, federal officials to only quarantine Texans at Lackland Houston Chronicle  Caruba, L. 03/12/20 1 doc(s)
Texas appeals FEMA denial of over $100M in Imelda assistance San Antonio Express News  Wermund, B. 03/12/20 3 doc(s)
Ted Cruz, in self-quarantine, calls coronavirus ‘serious,’ but no reason to panic San Antonio Express News  Wermund, B. 03/12/20 2 doc(s)
Gabriel’s Liquor, Don’s & Ben’s stumble into bankruptcy San Antonio Express News  Danner, P. 03/12/20 2 doc(s)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott asks health insurers to waive costs related to coronavirus testing Corpus Christi Caller Times  Dearman, E. 03/11/20 3 doc(s)
Texas A&M in Galveston cancels classes as coronavirus precaution Galveston Daily News  Ferguson, J. 03/11/20  
Oyster reef restoration, sea turtle research part of new federal funding Galveston Daily News  Eastburn, K. 03/11/20  
Here's why the coronavirus can be 10 times more deadly than the seasonal flu San Angelo Standard Times  Moritz, J. 03/11/20 2 doc(s)
Grassroots America-We the People discusses March 3 primary results, advocates for better Republican Party voter turnout Tyler Morning Telegraph  Wellerman, Z. 03/11/20  
Three partners, one campus Valley Morning Star  Whitehead, T. 03/11/20  
Zaffirini back on Senate’s two education committees Rio Grande Guardian  Reyes, D. 03/11/20  
Stop the Music: South by Southwest Coronavirus Cancellation Reverberates Through Economy Wall Street Journal  Gold, R. 03/12/20  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     03/11/20  

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