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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
Here’s why closing schools is the responsible way to stop COVID-19 in Houston region Houston Chronicle  Editorial 03/13/20 4 doc(s)
County sights already set on improvements for next election San Antonio Express News  Editorial 03/13/20 1 TX bill
Helping refugees is a religious freedom issue Austin American Statesman  Harrington, J. 03/13/20 1 TX bill 5 doc(s)
It shouldn’t be this hard for seniors to get food assistance Dallas Morning News  Collier, D. 03/13/20 1 TX bill 3 doc(s)
UT makes school changes amid coronavirus fears Austin American Statesman  Korte, L. 03/13/20 3 doc(s)
NCAA Tournament canceled, Big 12 suspends all activities over coronavirus outbreak Austin American Statesman  Davis, B. 03/13/20  
Dallas mayor declares state of emergency after county confirms 5 more cases of coronavirus Dallas Morning News  Norimine, H. 03/13/20 4 doc(s)
Doctor’s order doesn’t ensure immediate coronavirus testing in Texas Dallas Morning News  Morris, A. 03/13/20 2 doc(s)
After call with governor, Fort Worth officials confident in coronavirus response Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Ranker, L. 03/13/20 1 doc(s)
Panther Island costs keep rising: $20 million more OK’d for Fort Worth bridges Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Ranker, L. 03/13/20 1 doc(s)
Houston doctors frustrated by lack of coronavirus test kits Houston Chronicle  Ackerman, T. 03/13/20 2 doc(s)
Houston-area schools close in virus scare, forcing parents to adapt quickly Houston Chronicle  Webb, S. 03/13/20 2 doc(s)
Bexar County school districts to resume classes Monday — for now San Antonio Express News  Torralva, K. 03/13/20 1 doc(s)
GOP members of State Board of Education say no to Robert Morrow Austin American Statesman  Chang, J. 03/13/20  
Texas Democrats unveil technological ‘X factor’ for 2020 election Austin American Statesman  Tilove, J. 03/13/20  
Delayed response: UIL suspends boys basketball tournament Austin American Statesman  Cantu, R. 03/13/20 3 doc(s)
Citing virus, San Marcos school district to limit attendance at athletic events Austin American Statesman  Jones, T. 03/13/20  
Game over: Title dreams become a nightmare for Texas as coronavirus concerns lead to cancellations Austin American Statesman  Davis, D. 03/13/20  
D-FW senior living centers rush to limit visits to shield elderly from spread of coronavirus Dallas Morning News  DiFurio, D. 03/13/20  
UIL suspends high school boys basketball state tournament due to coronavirus outbreak Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Gosset, B. 03/13/20  
Dallas-Fort Worth hospitals work to open remote COVID-19 testing sites away from ERs Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Manna, N. 03/13/20 4 doc(s)
Fort Worth, Arlington districts discussing whether to close schools next week Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dent, M. 03/13/20 2 doc(s)
How are Fort Worth-area schools, colleges responding to coronavirus? A comprehensive list. Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Howland, J. 03/13/20 3 doc(s)
In rural Texas, precautions are their best protection from coronavirus Houston Chronicle  Wu, G. 03/13/20 3 doc(s)
NCAA Tournament becomes coronavirus casualty Houston Chronicle  Duarte, J. 03/13/20 2 doc(s)
Texas A&M softball coach Jo Evans: ‘We understand there is a lot at stake’ concerning coronavirus Houston Chronicle  Zwerneman, B. 03/13/20 2 doc(s)
Long Election Day lines prompt Commissioners Court to review county-wide voting Houston Chronicle  Despart, Z. 03/13/20 1 doc(s)
A somber day in Kansas City as reality sets in Houston Chronicle  Moyle, N. 03/13/20  
UIL keeps options open on finishing state tournament Houston Chronicle  Coleman, A. 03/13/20  
San Antonio nursing homes limit visitors, visitation amid coronavirus pandemic San Antonio Express News  Garcia, L. 03/13/20 2 doc(s)
UIL suspends boys basketball state tournament until further notice San Antonio Express News  Hinojosa, D. 03/13/20 2 doc(s)
Galveston right to be wary about palm tree ordinance Galveston Daily News  Smith, M. 03/12/20  
Brazos County Health District addresses local concerns about ongoing coronavirus situation Bryan Eagle  Wiley, K. 03/12/20 2 doc(s)
Texas coronavirus update: Cornyn says $35 million coming to Texas to fight outbreak Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 03/12/20 1 doc(s)
CCISD message: Some Corpus Christi residents may have been exposed to coronavirus Corpus Christi Caller Times  Camarillo, V. 03/12/20 2 doc(s)
UT Tyler extends spring break 1 week, online classes only March 23 to 29 Tyler Morning Telegraph  McCoy, C. 03/12/20  
UHV, Victoria College monitor virus, create plans for possible campus closure Victoria Advocate  Wilcox, J. 03/12/20 2 doc(s)
Hemp farming a growing opportunity for Texas Wichita Falls Record News  Kowalick, C. 03/12/20 1 TX bill 4 doc(s)
Longview ISD to host SB 1882 town hall Monday Longview News-Journal  Barton, K. 03/12/20 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     03/12/20  

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