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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
Kay Granger’s win in Fort Worth race shows that congressional clout still matters Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 03/05/20  
Fort Bend coronavirus case is first nonimported one in state Houston Chronicle  Ackerman, T. 03/05/20 2 doc(s)
Gov. Greg Abbott’s clemency program offers hope for trafficking, domestic abuse survivors Houston Chronicle  Editorial 03/05/20 2 TX bill(s) 3 doc(s)
Progressives should continue to move forward Houston Chronicle  Mankad, R. 03/05/20  
With votes finally tallied, Hegar and West advance to Senate runoff Austin American Statesman  Cobler, N. 03/05/20  
Canceling SXSW won’t make Austin safer from coronavirus, health officials say Austin American Statesman  Bradshaw, K. 03/05/20 1 doc(s)
Travis County voters faced long lines on Super Tuesday — but they had choices, clerk says Austin American Statesman  Osborn, C. 03/05/20  
`No one should wait six hours to vote,' but in Texas, thousands did on Super Tuesday Dallas Morning News  Gillman, T. 03/05/20 1 TX bill 6 doc(s)
Dallas’ Royce West wins spot in Democratic Senate runoff against MJ Hegar Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 03/05/20  
Why Rep. Kay Granger’s victory may be a good sign for moderate Republicans Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Ranker, L. 03/05/20  
UT Arlington president resigns from post; faculty discusses ‘issues’ from his tenure Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dent, M. 03/05/20 1 doc(s)
In Super Tuesday ‘heat check,’ Texas progressives got warmer Houston Chronicle  Wermund, B. 03/05/20 2 doc(s)
Harris County Democrats waited for hours to vote. Two-thirds of polling sites were in GOP areas. Houston Chronicle  Morris, A. 03/05/20  
Texans forced to wait to vote on Super Tuesday San Antonio Express News  Huddleston, S. 03/05/20  
Stupifying Super Tuesday oddities in Texas Austin American Statesman  Herman, K. 03/05/20  
Did Jim Wright pull an upset on Tuesday because of his name? Austin American Statesman  Price, A. 03/05/20  
Robert Morrow, Lani Popp head to state education race runoff Austin American Statesman  Chang, J. 03/05/20  
5 takeaways from Tuesday’s primaries in races for the Texas Legislature Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 03/05/20  
Who pays attention to the Railroad Commission? Republican upstart shocks in Tuesday primary Dallas Morning News  Morris, A. 03/05/20  
3 lessons from Texas’ congressional primaries: Incumbency matters. So does Trump. And runoffs galore. Dallas Morning News  Benning, T. 03/05/20  
Tensions build on UTA campus as president announces his late-summer exit Dallas Morning News  Ayala, E. 03/05/20  
MJ Hegar, Royce West head to May runoff in U.S. Senate race to face John Cornyn Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Weinberg, T. 03/05/20  
3 UTA students back from coronavirus hot spot South Korea must quarantine themselves Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Howland, J. 03/05/20 2 doc(s)
A 44% Democratic turnout increase in Harris County fueled Biden’s victory in Texas Houston Chronicle  Wallace, J. 03/05/20  
Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton unseated in GOP primary upset Houston Chronicle  Chapa, S. 03/05/20  
West advances to face Hegar in Texas U.S. Senate runoff Houston Chronicle  Wermund, B. 03/05/20 1 doc(s)
Numerous San Antonio area runoffs set for May 26 to determine who goes on to do battle in November San Antonio Express News  Huddleston, S. 03/05/20  
Appeal in San Antonio paid sick leave case won’t move forward — for now San Antonio Express News  Fechter, J. 03/05/20 5 doc(s)
Time for each of us to demonstrate personal, civic responsibility amid pandemic fears Waco Tribune Herald  Editorial 03/04/20  
Arrington wins GOP nod for 3rd term, faces Abilene’s Watson in November Amarillo Globe-News  Young, A. 03/04/20  
Democrats' Dudding to face Raney for District 14 seat Bryan Eagle  Rodriguez, M. 03/04/20  
Republican primary for District 17 seat heads to runoff Bryan Eagle  Crum, B. 03/04/20  
Can John Cornyn's seat be flipped? Runoff likely as Democrats select US Senate nominee Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 03/04/20  
Texas Dist. 27 Democrats nominate a California resident who also was on California ballot Corpus Christi Caller Times  Whitehurst Jr, T. 03/04/20  
Criss beats Johnson in State District 11 Senate primary Galveston Daily News  Eastburn, K. 03/04/20  
Weber and Bell will face off for District 14 in Nov. Galveston Daily News  Eastburn, K. 03/04/20  
King tops Valdez for State Representative District 80 Laredo Morning Times  Salas, M. 03/04/20  
House District 83 race too close to call for Democratic candidates Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Self-Walbrick, S. 03/04/20  
State senate race tight; Lucio leads battle with Stapleton Barerra McAllen Monitor  Clark, S. 03/04/20  
Sen. John Cornyn travels to Tyler to rally Republican voters Tyler Morning Telegraph  Miller, T. 03/04/20  
High voter turnout leads to delay in voting results across Smith County Tyler Morning Telegraph  McCoy, C. 03/04/20  
State senate race tight; Lucio leads battle with Stapleton Barerra Valley Morning Star  Clark, S. 03/04/20  
Lucio III, Dominguez win House primary races Valley Morning Star  Kelley, R. 03/04/20  
Updated: Texas Democrats back California resident for U.S. Congress seat Victoria Advocate  McCarthy, C. 03/04/20  
Update: Average voter turnout expected for primary election Victoria Advocate  Theophil, M. 03/04/20  
Morrison earns District House 30 GOP nomination, secures reelection Victoria Advocate  Venable, K. 03/04/20 1 TX bill
Sessions, Swann could face runoff in District 17 Congressional race Waco Tribune Herald  Crum, B. 03/04/20  
Study: Texas 9th worst state for women Wichita Falls Record News  Kowalick, C. 03/04/20  
Pfluger falls under 50 percent in congressional race Midland Reporter Telegram  Staff 03/04/20  
Abbott calls Texas House District 9 race for Paddie, congratulates him Longview News-Journal  Staff 03/04/20  
Cuellar narrowly wins re-election Rio Grande Guardian  Montoya, L. 03/04/20  
Sen. Lucio forced into a runoff Rio Grande Guardian  Whitlock, R. 03/04/20  
Why Did It Take So Long to Vote in Texas and California? New York Times  Wines, M. 03/05/20  
With Black Voters and a Suburban Surge, Joe Biden Took Texas New York Times  Fernandez, M. 03/05/20  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     03/04/20  

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