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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
Gov. Abbott, it’s time for a statewide shelter-in-place order Dallas Morning News  Editorial 03/27/20 5 doc(s)
We get economic relief by containing COVID-19 Austin American Statesman  Zwiener, E. 03/27/20  
Abbott orders quarantine for air travelers from coronavirus hot spots Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 03/27/20 5 doc(s)
Abbott: Travelers flying from New York area, New Orleans must enter 14-day quarantine Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Weinberg, T. 03/27/20 3 doc(s)
Should gun shops be considered ‘essential’ businesses? Not all Texas counties agree. Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Hernandez, K. 03/27/20 3 doc(s)
Lina Hidalgo seeking compassionate releases at Harris County Jail due to coronavirus Houston Chronicle  Banks, G. 03/27/20 3 doc(s)
Probably no spring football, but Big 12 is OK for now Austin American Statesman  Halliburton, S. 03/27/20  
Coronavirus in Texas: If you lost your job, here’s how to apply for unemployment benefits Austin American Statesman  Staff 03/27/20 4 doc(s)
Coronavirus pandemic, pizza, chips and love Austin American Statesman  Herman, K. 03/27/20  
In face of the coronavirus, Texas Democrats will hold virtual convention Austin American Statesman  Tilove, J. 03/27/20 1 doc(s)
Paxton sues over price gouging amid coronavirus threat Austin American Statesman  Cobler, N. 03/27/20 3 doc(s)
Dallas is booming with price gouging complaints while another city gives its residents free money Dallas Morning News  Lieber, D. 03/27/20 4 doc(s)
Houston Rep. Lizzie Fletcher, fighting flu-like symptoms, quarantines as she awaits COVID-19 test results Dallas Morning News  Benning, T. 03/27/20 1 doc(s)
Why do coronavirus case counts differ from one website to another? Dallas Morning News  Marfin, C. 03/27/20 5 doc(s)
Texas prisons hold potential for coronavirus disaster, with elderly inmates most at risk Dallas Morning News  Montgomery, D. 03/27/20 2 doc(s)
Fort Worth hopes to delay May 2 election until summer, asks Gov. Abbott for permission Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 03/27/20 2 doc(s)
Governor Abbott requests federal loans to pay unemployment benefits Houston Chronicle  Douglas, E. 03/27/20 1 doc(s)
Gov. Greg Abbott’s order halting abortions amid the coronavirus crisis is a cynical ploy Houston Chronicle  Editorial 03/27/20 5 doc(s)
How Harris County's stay-at-home order compares to other counties, states Houston Chronicle  Scherer, J. 03/27/20 6 doc(s)
Craven Texas politicians pander to business over public health during coronavirus crisis Houston Chronicle  Tomlinson, C. 03/27/20  
Air travelers will be subject to 14-day self-quarantine in Texas Houston Chronicle  Goldenstein, T. 03/27/20 3 doc(s)
Everything you need to know about unemployment benefits in Texas during the coronavirus crisis Houston Chronicle  Douglas, E. 03/27/20 3 doc(s)
Texas AG accuses company auctioning N95 masks of price gouging Houston Chronicle  Ketterer, S. 03/27/20 2 doc(s)
Hold local elections in May, but don't betray public trust in meantime Waco Tribune Herald  Editorial 03/26/20 1 doc(s)
Coronavirus reschedules elections Longview News-Journal  McNeely, D. 03/26/20 6 doc(s)
Why Don’t You Just Die, Already? Rio Grande Guardian  Mounce, G. 03/26/20  
Area restaurants transition due to COVID-19 pandemic Amarillo Globe-News  Gay, D. 03/26/20 1 doc(s)
Trump declares Texas a 'major disaster,' meaning more funds coming to contain coronavirus Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 03/26/20 4 doc(s)
What we really need are hope, timelines and a plan Galveston Daily News  Elder, L. 03/26/20 1 doc(s)
Gregg County issues mandatory shelter-at-home order as confirmed cases increase to three Tyler Morning Telegraph  Brack, R. 03/26/20 4 doc(s)
Victoria County receives $3.5 million to improve drainage system Victoria Advocate  Staff 03/26/20  
Waco, McLennan County report more hospitalizations, 5 more coronavirus cases Waco Tribune Herald  Crum, B. 03/26/20 3 doc(s)
Abbott: Best thing for economy is getting COVID-19 behind us Rio Grande Guardian  Montoya, L. 03/26/20 1 doc(s)
Ensuring free COVID-19 testing for every Texan who needs It Rio Grande Guardian  Dunkelberg, A. 03/26/20 2 doc(s)
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     03/26/20  

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