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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
Abbott smooths path to pardon for trafficking, abuse survivors Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 03/02/20 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Will 2020 be the year young Texans show up to vote? Experts are ‘cautiously optimistic’ Austin American Statesman  Korte, L. 03/02/20  
Round Rock mayor pushes against sales tax plan in State of City Address Austin American Statesman  Garcia, A. 03/02/20 1 doc(s)
Spending explodes in Fort Worth primary, as conservative groups target Trump-backed Rep. Kay Granger Dallas Morning News  Gillman, T. 03/02/20  
Early voting split along party lines Dallas Morning News  Mendez, M. 03/02/20  
Why everyone is focused on this suburban Texas congressional race Dallas Morning News  Garcia, N. 03/02/20 1 doc(s)
UH expands Cougar Promise program to help low-income students with tuition Houston Chronicle  Britto, B. 03/02/20  
Here’s where Joe Biden will be in Houston on Monday Houston Chronicle  Wallace, J. 03/02/20  
Appraisal spat highlights need for better way Austin American Statesman  Editorial 03/01/20 4 doc(s)
How important is clemency for trafficking victims? Let one tell you Dallas Morning News  Editorial 03/01/20 2 doc(s)
Thumbs: Fertitta hacked; Davidson walks back Crenshaw apology Houston Chronicle  Editorial 02/29/20  
Commission on Judicial Conduct hurt by politics San Antonio Express News  Editorial 02/29/20 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Many Texans lack access to high-speed internet San Antonio Express News  Spellings, M. 02/29/20 1 doc(s)
Standardized tests a poor yardstick San Antonio Express News  Woods, B. 02/29/20 1 doc(s)
Texas to play an outsized role on Super Tuesday Austin American Statesman  Tilove, J. 03/01/20  
With funding in place, experts begin to reimagine I-35?s future Austin American Statesman  Wilson, M. 03/01/20 1 doc(s)
Bernie Sanders, aided by Hispanics, bursts into lead in Texas primary, Dallas News-UT Tyler poll shows Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 03/01/20 1 doc(s)
Could a Bernie Sanders nomination be a death knell for down-ballot Texas Democrats? Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 03/01/20  
Democrats gain ground on GOP amid blockbuster Texas turnout San Antonio Express News  Goldenstein, T. 03/01/20  
Troubled Waters San Antonio Express News  Chasnoff, B. 03/01/20 4 doc(s)
City, county launch grassroots census efforts to reach hard-to-count communities Austin American Statesman  Flores, N. 02/29/20 1 doc(s)
Dan Patrick bans ‘vulgar’ clothing, launching free speech debate Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 02/29/20 1 doc(s)
Statesman prevails in court fight for UT records Austin American Statesman  Korte, L. 02/29/20 1 doc(s)
North Texas schools take a measured approach as they prepare for coronavirus Dallas Morning News  Smith, C. 02/29/20 1 doc(s)
Early voting skyrockets on final day, could break Clinton-Obama record San Antonio Express News  Huddleston, S. 02/29/20  
National money and hype supercharge Rep. Henry Cuellar’s race against progressive Jessica Cisneros San Antonio Express News  Wermund, B. 02/29/20  
2 Texas incumbents face primary test Austin American Statesman  Recio, M. 03/01/20  
Processing error sends duplicate ballots to hundreds of Bastrop County voters Austin American Statesman  Sevilla, A. 03/01/20  
As GOP primary looms, Republican candidates against Colin Allred spar over guns, abortion Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 03/01/20  
Barring Sanders knockout blow, fight for Texas could muddle Democratic race for White House Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 03/01/20 1 doc(s)
Community censorship or taxpayer-funded lobbying? Local control looms large in Texas House GOP primaries Dallas Morning News  Barragan, J. 03/01/20 2 TX bill(s)
Can young progressive Latinos out-vote conservative generation in key South Texas Democratic Senate seat? Dallas Morning News  Morris, A. 03/01/20  
Texas state crime labs won’t test suspected marijuana in low-level cases Fort Worth Star-Telegram  McCollough, J. 03/01/20 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Travis County sets early voting record for primary, officials say Austin American Statesman  Osbourne, H. 02/29/20  
Funding bump allows UT to add cops, cameras, substation in West Campus Austin American Statesman  Korte, L. 02/29/20  
Ousted in Dallas, 11-term Pete Sessions seeks comeback to Congress from Waco, his childhood home Dallas Morning News  Gillman, T. 02/29/20  
Teachers’ groups call South Texas campaign mailer featuring dead man, opponent ‘shameful’ Dallas Morning News  Morris, A. 02/29/20 2 TX bill(s)
Gay Arlington voter leaves GOP, saying they ‘don’t believe I have basic human rights’ Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 02/29/20 2 doc(s)
TSU refuses to release admissions scandal documents Houston Chronicle  Tedesco, J. 02/29/20 4 doc(s)
In Texas’ 2nd Congressional District, three Democrats battle to take on Crenshaw Houston Chronicle  Scherer, J. 02/29/20  
Early voting turnout ‘healthy but not historic’ for Harris County Dems Houston Chronicle  Scherer, J. 02/29/20  
‘It’s not the cookie-cutter white male.’ Diverse candidates get assist from Texas GOP San Antonio Express News  Zelinski, A. 02/29/20  
Texas’s Lone G.O.P. Woman in Congress Faces a Stiff Challenge From the Right New York Times  Cochrane, E. 03/02/20  
Is Texas Big Enough for Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders? New York Times  Swartz, M. 03/02/20  

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