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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
‘Disruptor’ faces skilled lawmaker in Senate runoff. But can either threaten Cornyn? Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 03/06/20  
Harris County voting debacle exposed on Super Tuesday must be corrected Houston Chronicle  Editorial 03/06/20 1 doc(s)
School-to-prison pipeline needs to be shut off San Antonio Express News  Editorial 03/06/20 3 doc(s)
If you voted early in the primaries, here’s why you should go Election Day next time Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Allen, C. 03/06/20  
New Texas A&M study shows climate change will impact Texas economy by 2036 bicentennial Houston Chronicle  Spellings, M. 03/06/20 1 doc(s)
Austin, other Texas cities now can test for coronavirus, Abbott says Austin American Statesman  Osbourne, H. 03/06/20 2 doc(s)
Tarrant County lab now capable of coronavirus testing, joining 5 others across Texas Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Weinberg, T. 03/06/20 6 doc(s)
Tarrant judge’s fix for long voting lines? Parties need to scrap separate machines Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 03/06/20  
Officials confirm four cases of coronavirus in Harris County Houston Chronicle  Ackerman, T. 03/06/20 3 doc(s)
On eve of Alamo battle anniversary, lieutenant governor starts new fight over moving Cenotaph San Antonio Express News  Huddleston, S. 03/06/20 3 doc(s)
Texas Democrats sue to keep straight-ticket voting Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 03/06/20 1 TX bill 4 doc(s)
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says Alamo repairs are ‘off track,’ hits George P. Bush for poor oversight Austin American Statesman  Garrett, R. 03/06/20 1 doc(s)
Grid expected to handle record power use this summer, ERCOT says Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 03/06/20  
Former rival endorses Candace Valenzuela in congressional runoff for District 24 seat Dallas Morning News  Garcia, N. 03/06/20  
Cornyn slams potential opponents Hegar and West as trending toward ‘national democratic radicalism’ Dallas Morning News  Cobler, P. 03/06/20  
Democrats sue to try to halt the end of straight-ticket voting in Texas’ general election Dallas Morning News  Mendez, M. 03/06/20 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
National, Texas Democrats file lawsuit to keep straight-ticket voting for 2020 election Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Weinberg, T. 03/06/20 1 TX bill 5 doc(s)
Houston schools ramping up coronavirus responses Houston Chronicle  Webb, S. 03/06/20  
Forced into runoff, Rep. Harold Dutton investigates opponent he says may not exist Houston Chronicle  Scherer, J. 03/06/20 1 doc(s)
Democrats sue to stop Texas' straight-ticket voting ban Houston Chronicle  Goldenstein, T. 03/06/20 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
How Texas would benefit from $8.3B coronavirus response package Houston Chronicle  Wermund, B. 03/06/20 1 doc(s)
Abbott’s pardon plan an important first step Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Editorial 03/05/20 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Incumbent Jodey Arrington dominates in GOP primary race for 19th Congressional District Abilene Reporter-News  Gutschke, L. 03/05/20  
Jon Francis, Glenn Rogers headed for runoff in Texas House District 60 GOP primary Abilene Reporter-News  Gutschke, L. 03/05/20  
Runoff election to come in District 13 race Amarillo Globe-News  Gay, D. 03/05/20  
2020 elections in El Paso: What we learned from Texas primaries El Paso Times  Dearman, E. 03/05/20  
State Rep. Drew Darby of San Angelo defeats challenger to clinch District 72 win San Angelo Standard Times  Tufts, J. 03/05/20  
Cuellar, Cisneros positive after congressional race outcome McAllen Monitor  Wilson, M. 03/05/20  
Candidates bound for runoff: Eddie Lucio Jr. falls short of percentage for clear win Valley Morning Star  Clark, S. 03/05/20  
Final results: Morrison won GOP nomination for State Rep. District 30 with 78.8% of votes Victoria Advocate  Staff 03/05/20  
Long lines at some voting sites have many Texans waiting in frustration to cast ballots Wichita Falls Record News  Moritz, J. 03/05/20  
Railroad commissioner’s defeat surprises industry Midland Reporter Telegram  McEwen, M. 03/05/20  
Long lines, slow and error-filled counts. Why didn’t last night’s elections run better? Longview News-Journal  Ramsey, R. 03/05/20  
Texas and the presidency Longview News-Journal  McNeely, D. 03/05/20  
Paddie wins District 9 state representative race Longview News-Journal  Shamburger, M. 03/05/20  
Fueling our schools, roads, health care Lufkin Daily News  Staples, T. 03/05/20 1 doc(s)
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     03/05/20  

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