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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
Now, the Race Begins Dallas Morning News  Editorial 03/08/18  
Texas First, GOP Second Dallas Morning News  Editorial 03/08/18  
Business Republicans are speaking up Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 03/08/18  
After a long Texas primary, we hope some good candidates will run again. Houston Chronicle  Editorial 03/08/18  
It’s time for genuine academic engagement Austin American Statesman  Cherwitz, R. 03/08/18  
An egregious insult in the voting booth Dallas Morning News  Smith, D. 03/08/18  
In 24 years in office, Rep. Dukes went from ‘relentless’ to absent Austin American Statesman  Ball, A. 03/08/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
After night of celebrating, Democrats wake to cold Texas reality Austin American Statesman  Tilove, J. 03/08/18  
Empower Texans and allies spend big for small gains in GOP primaries Austin American Statesman  Walsh, S. 03/08/18  
‘They’re coming out even worse’ Dallas Morning News  McGaughy, L. 03/08/18 3 doc(s)
Far from a clean sweep Dallas Morning News  Leslie, K. 03/08/18  
Gloves are already off in fight for state Senate seat Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 03/08/18  
Navy SEAL’s comeback forced unexpected runoff for Congress Houston Chronicle  Wallace, J. 03/08/18  
Democrats enjoy rise in turnout, but still lag far behind Republicans in Texas Houston Chronicle  Ward, M. 03/08/18  
Republican lawmakers who survived Abbott’s opposition fight back San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 03/08/18 1 TX bill
Seeking reelection, ‘Class of 2014’ in Texas politics out to early lead Austin American Statesman  Walsh, S. 03/08/18  
Election night a mixed bag for state’s top business group Austin American Statesman  Sechler, B. 03/08/18 1 doc(s)
Abbott orders action to ensure safety on juco campuses Austin American Statesman  Sterling, E. 03/08/18 4 doc(s)
In primaries, the red riot eclipsed the ‘blue wave’ Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 03/08/18 1 doc(s)
Allred, Salerno begin sprint Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 03/08/18  
Dems numbers are up — some Dallas Morning News  Wang, J. 03/08/18  
November ballots could tip balance Dallas Morning News  Ayala, E. 03/08/18  
Two upstarts prove that incumbents can be beat Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 03/08/18  
Voters aren’t quite finished yet Dallas Morning News  Hancock, J. 03/08/18  
DA candidate not ready to concede Dallas Morning News  Tsiaperas, T. 03/08/18  
Abbott’s biggest races fall flat, wins in other legislative endorsements Houston Chronicle  Zelinski, A. 03/08/18  
There's safety in numbers for Texas' hunters Houston Chronicle  Tompkins, S. 03/08/18 2 doc(s)
Houston wins $9.4M for flood warning on roads Houston Chronicle  Begley, D. 03/08/18 1 doc(s)
Dredging San Jacinto River for flood protection a ‘priority,’ officials say Houston Chronicle  Snyder, M. 03/08/18  
Bush dynasty continues after upset averted in land commissioner race Houston Chronicle  Matos, A. 03/08/18  
Government opposes separate trials for Lubbock businessman and Uresti San Antonio Express News  Danner, P. 03/08/18 2 doc(s)
O’Rourke has room for improvement San Antonio Express News  Chasnoff, B. 03/08/18  
U.S. prosecutors seek order to prevent Uresti from depleting assets San Antonio Express News  Danner, P. 03/08/18 1 doc(s)
$1.3 million donation buys refrigerated ‘rescue’ trucks for food bank San Antonio Express News  Stoeltje, M. 03/08/18  
How Democratic incumbents lost ground in Bexar County San Antonio Express News  Tedesco, J. 03/08/18  
Democrats set record turnout numbers, but Republican still casting more ballots San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 03/08/18  
Runoff election to determine Democratic contender for Will Hurd’s seat San Antonio Express News  O'Hare, P. 03/08/18  
George P. Bush survives spirited Texas Republican primary challenge Abilene Reporter-News  Moritz, J. 03/07/18 1 doc(s)
Incumbents do well in area state representative, congressional races Abilene Reporter-News  Zelisko, L. 03/07/18  
Seliger beats Canon, Leal in Republican primary race for Senate District 31 Amarillo Globe-News  Stein, R. 03/07/18  
King holds narrow lead, likely avoiding runoff in Texas HD primary Amarillo Globe-News  Young, A. 03/07/18  
Republican incumbent Charles Schwertner to face Democrat Meg Walsh in November Bryan Eagle  Kuhlmann, S. 03/07/18  
Austin Democrat to face U.S. Rep. Flores in November Bryan Eagle  Ericksen, P. 03/07/18  
Ray High School hosts legislators for a conversation on school safety Corpus Christi Caller Times  Alvarado, B. 03/07/18 2 doc(s)
2018 Texas Primary: Republicans Cloud, Bruun headed for runoff election in Texas' 27th District Corpus Christi Caller Times  Dearman, E. 03/07/18  
Ted Cruz vs. Beto O'Rourke: Showdown set after Texas Primary Election El Paso Times  Moritz, J. 03/07/18  
Veronica Escobar takes Democratic nomination for Congress, easily defeats Dori Fenenbock El Paso Times  Flores, A. 03/07/18  
Texas state Rep. Mary Gonzalez defeats challenger MarySue Femath in District 75 race El Paso Times  Borunda, D. 03/07/18  
Middleton defeats Faircloth in GOP primary for HD23 Galveston Daily News  Ferguson, J. 03/07/18  
Seliger hangs on to narrow lead in SD 31 race with results trickling in Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Stein, R. 03/07/18  
Fields wins Democrat primary for Lubbock’s TX House District 84 Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Dotray, M. 03/07/18  
Here's how Tom Green County voted in March 6 primary elections San Angelo Standard Times  Gaitan, M. 03/07/18  
Cruz slams O’Rourke as Senate race is set McAllen Monitor  Ferman, M. 03/07/18  
Schaefer beats Kamel in bid to retain seat in Austin Tyler Morning Telegraph  Mansfield, E. 03/07/18  
Gohmert, McKellar to face off in Texas 1st Congressional District for the fourth time Tyler Morning Telegraph  McCoy, C. 03/07/18  
Congressional 27 race heads to GOP runoff Victoria Advocate  Priest, J. 03/07/18  
Election defines runoff in Democratic congressional race Victoria Advocate  Garcia, L. 03/07/18  
Kennedy, an Austin Democrat, to face U.S. Rep. Flores in November Waco Tribune Herald  Ericksen, P. 03/07/18  
Fallon upsets long-serving Estes in Texas Senate Wichita Falls Record News  Choate, T. 03/07/18  
Seliger appears to have won nomination Midland Reporter Telegram  Hawes, T. 03/07/18  
Conaway claims another GOP nomination Midland Reporter Telegram  Staff 03/07/18  
About That Blue Wave … New York Times  Al-Gharbi, M. 03/08/18  
Et Tu, Rafael? Cruz Asks Democratic Rival, Beto O’Rourke, ‘What’s in a Nickname?’ New York Times  Tackett, M. 03/08/18  
Democrats Sing the Texas Blues Wall Street Journal  Rove, K. 03/08/18  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     03/07/18  

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