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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
Our crazy primary system invites people to waste their early votes on dropout candidates. That needs to change Dallas Morning News  Editorial 03/04/20 1 doc(s)
Judge Jack is hammering Texas over foster care — and yes, the state deserves it Dallas Morning News  Editorial 03/04/20 3 doc(s)
Remain calm, but rethink health policies San Antonio Express News  Editorial 03/04/20 6 doc(s)
Joe Biden’s resurgence stalls Bernie Sanders’ revolution as Democrats brace for contentious fight Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 03/04/20  
MJ Hegar leads in Democratic primary for U.S. Senate, but will be in runoff Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 03/04/20 2 doc(s)
After Texas officials’ demands, CDC modifies protocols for coronavirus testing, releases Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Weinberg, T. 03/04/20 5 doc(s)
Veteran incumbent Congressman Cuellar defeats progressive Cisneros in heated battle San Antonio Express News  Wermund, B. 03/04/20  
Hegar advances to Senate runoff; 2nd place up for grabs Austin American Statesman  Cobler, N. 03/04/20  
Polls have closed as Texas voting results roll in Austin American Statesman  Osborn, C. 03/04/20  
Mann and Imam head to runoff in 31st Congressional District; Carter wins GOP primary Austin American Statesman  Price, A. 03/04/20  
FINAL RESULTS: Democrats Siegel, Gandhi head to runoff in 10th Congressional District Austin American Statesman  Price, A. 03/04/20  
Robert Morrow, anti-Trump provocateur, clinches spot in state education GOP runoff Austin American Statesman  Chang, J. 03/04/20  
Julie Oliver wins Democratic congressional primary Austin American Statesman  Price, A. 03/04/20  
Rep. Eddie Rodriguez wins Democratic primary for House seat Austin American Statesman  Mekelburg, M. 03/04/20  
Wendy Davis cruises to Democratic nomination; Chip Roy comes next Austin American Statesman  Price, A. 03/04/20  
Pete Sessions wins runoff spot in GOP U.S. House race Austin American Statesman  Price, A. 03/04/20 1 doc(s)
Austin’s Meachum, Triana win Supreme Court primaries Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 03/04/20  
Lloyd Doggett wins Democratic race for U.S. House; 3 Republicans neck and neck Austin American Statesman  Price, A. 03/04/20  
Dallas business executive Genevieve Collins leading GOP primary to face Rep. Colin Allred Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 03/04/20  
Cattanach claims a victory in House District 108; other closely watched DFW area statehouse primary races too close to call Dallas Morning News  Barragan, J. 03/04/20  
Democrats position for battle in former GOP strongholds in Collin, Denton Dallas Morning News  Morris, A. 03/04/20  
Rep. Kay Granger defeats primary challenger despite $2 million campaign to unseat her Dallas Morning News  Cobler, P. 03/04/20  
South Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar leads over Jessica Cisneros, progressive challenger backed by Warren and AOC Dallas Morning News  Benning, T. 03/04/20  
Texas 24th Congressional District: Beth Van Duyne has wide lead; Kim Olson and Candace Valenzuela headed to runoff Dallas Morning News  Garcia, N. 03/04/20  
Greeting cards banned for TX prison inmates; drug dog searches for visitors increase Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Mitchell, M. 03/04/20 2 doc(s)
Rep. Kay Granger declares victory over challenger Chris Putnam in Republican primary Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Ranker, L. 03/04/20  
Elizabeth Beck declares victory in Democratic House District 97 primary Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Manna, N. 03/04/20  
Ex-Trump official Beth Van Duyne leads GOP vote in House District 24 Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dickson, G. 03/04/20  
Jeff Cason, Jeff Whitfield lead in Texas House District 92 primary races Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dent, M. 03/04/20  
MJ Hegar advances to runoff in U.S. Senate race as others vie for second Houston Chronicle  Wermund, B. 03/04/20  
San Antonio edging out Houston in electric grid transformation Houston Chronicle  Tomlinson, C. 03/04/20 1 TX bill 3 doc(s)
Joe Biden roars through Lone Star State on way to stunning Super Tuesday Houston Chronicle  Grieder, E. 03/04/20  
Houston’s hot congressional races take shape, with Nehls, Kulkarni, Hunt leading Houston Chronicle  Lewis, B. 03/04/20  
Mixed results for governor’s favorite northwest suburban Houston candidates Houston Chronicle  Zelinski, A. 03/04/20  
New academies with hands-on training a better fit than college for many Texas youth Houston Chronicle  Straus, J. 03/04/20 1 TX bill
Klein ISD providing free full-day prekindergarten for the 2020-2021 school semester Houston Chronicle  Pryce, C. 03/04/20 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Ogg declares victory, leads challengers in Harris County DA race Houston Chronicle  Despart, Z. 03/04/20  
Fort Bend ISD trustees unanimously approve new public comment policy Houston Chronicle  Nix, K. 03/04/20 1 TX bill
Democrats’ internal tensions play out in Texas primary San Antonio Express News  Garcia, G. 03/04/20  
Ortiz Jones leads Democrats vying for Hurd’s seat; Gonzales and Reyes lead Republican pack San Antonio Express News  Fechter, J. 03/04/20  
Rodriguez, Gutierrez to meet again in runoff to decide Democratic nomination to Texas Senate District 19 San Antonio Express News  O'Hare, P. 03/04/20  
Will Google learn not to mess with Texas? San Antonio Express News  Mackowiak, M. 03/04/20 4 doc(s)
Did Texas Democrats break the voting system? Voters frustrated, but the chairwoman’s happy Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Kennedy, B. 03/04/20  
Culling the Texas ballots, round one Longview News-Journal  Ramsey, R. 03/03/20  
Hidalgo County early voting lagged, but voters still have today to consider presidential, state, local races McAllen Monitor  Lopez-Puente, N. 03/03/20  
Abbott: ‘The entire world needs the products you’re producing’ Midland Reporter Telegram  McEwen, M. 03/03/20  
Texas House candidates asked their views on charter schools Rio Grande Guardian  Reyes, D. 03/03/20 1 doc(s)
SD 27 candidates are asked their views on charter schools Rio Grande Guardian  Whitlock, R. 03/03/20 2 TX bill(s)
The Wall Some Texans Want to Build Against Abortion New York Times  Searcey, D. 03/04/20  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     03/03/20  

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