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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
Vague residency laws hit home this election San Antonio Express News  Editorial 03/09/20 1 doc(s)
Let’s not do the time warp again — end clock changing San Antonio Express News  Larson, L. 03/09/20 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Primary upset could put more women on bench, but is voting the way to do it? Austin American Statesman  Autullo, R. 03/09/20 1 doc(s)
Hegar and West are moderate Democrats, but draw distinctions Austin American Statesman  Cobler, N. 03/09/20  
Will Dallas be the first big-city district to require video cameras in all special education classrooms? Dallas Morning News  Ayala, E. 03/09/20 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Last leg to runoff after primary race can strain weary candidates Austin American Statesman  Autullo, R. 03/09/20 1 TX bill
Got outstanding warrants? Now’s the time to come clean, says Lakeway judge Austin American Statesman  Bassman, L. 03/09/20  
Democrats beat Republicans in statewide, North Texas primary turnout Dallas Morning News  Mendez, M. 03/09/20 1 doc(s)
Richard David Brown Dignity Memorial  Staff 03/09/20 1 TX bill
UT’s misconduct policy awaits critical details Austin American Statesman  Editorial 03/08/20 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
A Washington plan that would have hurt rural Texas schoolkids gets expelled Dallas Morning News  Editorial 03/08/20 2 doc(s)
Long lines on Super Tuesday were unacceptable. We must not have a repeat in the fall Dallas Morning News  Editorial 03/08/20 1 doc(s)
Dumb decisions led to long Texas voting lines. Here’s what to do next time Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 03/08/20  
Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down Houston Chronicle  Editorial 03/07/20  
Roe v. Wade was filed 50 years ago, but Texas still won’t release the full legal files Dallas Morning News  Blumenthal, K. 03/08/20 3 doc(s)
Looking at how diseases spread, canceling SXSW was the right call Austin American Statesman  Fox, S. 03/07/20  
Hepatitis C is a curable disease. Texans shouldn’t have to wait for a cure Austin American Statesman  Jain, M. 03/07/20 1 doc(s)
To know what happens if the Supreme Court upholds Louisiana abortion law, we need only look to Texas Houston Chronicle  Arrambide, A. 03/07/20 1 TX bill 5 doc(s)
For Biden, the middle held on Super Tuesday in Texas Austin American Statesman  Tilove, J. 03/08/20  
Dallas County election official seeks recount after some Super Tuesday votes weren’t counted Dallas Morning News  Brumfield, L. 03/08/20 1 doc(s)
Does Joe Biden have a Latino problem in Texas? Dallas Morning News  Barragan, J. 03/08/20  
TSU officials say student who sparked admissions scandal failed to disclose arrests Houston Chronicle  Tedesco, J. 03/08/20 1 doc(s)
Women are candidates in half of the 2020 Texas races for Congress San Antonio Express News  Zelinski, A. 03/08/20  
Destiny was 15 when her outcry sparked a #MeToo reckoning in Texas foster care. Now, the trial San Antonio Express News  Morris, A. 03/08/20  
SXSW canceled over coronavirus fears Austin American Statesman  Sechler, B. 03/07/20 1 doc(s)
Austin ISD finds way around state ban on source of sex ed lessons Austin American Statesman  Washington, A. 03/07/20 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Texas judges tapped to enforce, if needed, coronavirus quarantines Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 03/07/20 1 doc(s)
SXSW festival in Austin is canceled due to coronavirus fears Dallas Morning News  Granberry, M. 03/07/20 1 doc(s)
UTA president Karbhari faced investigation over online education before stepping down Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dent, M. 03/07/20 1 doc(s)
Austin mayor cancels SXSW festival over coronavirus concerns Houston Chronicle  Dexheimer, E. 03/07/20 1 doc(s)
School leaders worry students, teachers will bring coronavirus back from spring break Houston Chronicle  Webb, S. 03/07/20  
Alamo battle remembered San Antonio Express News  Huddleston, H. 03/07/20  
HEMP HINDRANCE? First Texas hemp growers to face price slump Austin American Statesman  Sechler, B. 03/08/20 1 TX bill 3 doc(s)
After 2018's mass shooting, Santa Fe school officials will let some employees carry firearms at all times Dallas Morning News  Sparber, S. 03/08/20 1 TX bill 4 doc(s)
Energy Elite Have Started Listening to Enemy No. 1 in Houston Dallas Morning News  Steverman, B. 03/08/20 3 doc(s)
I’m a refugee from Myanmar and now a pastor in Texas. We can’t give up on persecuted Christians Dallas Morning News  Khai, H. 03/08/20 4 doc(s)
As Californians flood into Texas, differences in the same history textbooks reflect a culture clash Dallas Morning News  Lieber, D. 03/08/20 1 doc(s)
Democrats shockingly outvoted Republicans in Texas suburbs; GOP turnout in DFW down 43% Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Kennedy, B. 03/08/20  
TSU law school still out of compliance with admissions, bar association says Houston Chronicle  Britto, B. 03/08/20 2 doc(s)
Sudden arrival of coronavirus provides a wake-up call for Houstonians Houston Chronicle  Grieder, E. 03/08/20 3 doc(s)
Coronavirus threat has Houstonians rethinking hugs and handshakes Houston Chronicle  Gray, L. 03/08/20 2 doc(s)
Male judicial candidates had a tough election night in Harris County Houston Chronicle  Scherer, J. 03/08/20  
Texas Dems launch misguided bid to save straight-ticket voting San Antonio Express News  Garcia, G. 03/08/20 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Gadfly Joe Donalson knew running for office would be tough. Then he was jailed San Antonio Express News  Dexheimer, E. 03/08/20 3 doc(s)
Run, Connie — far from South San, that is San Antonio Express News  Padilla, G. 03/08/20 2 doc(s)
Eddie Rodriguez enters race to replace Watson in Texas Senate Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 03/07/20  
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says Alamo repairs are ‘off track,’ hits George P. Bush for poor oversight Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 03/07/20 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas to pay $10 million fine, issue refunds after state finds billing mistakes Dallas Morning News  O'Donnel, P. 03/07/20 1 doc(s)
UTA president resigned after university system investigated recruiting, enrollment practices Dallas Morning News  Ayala, E. 03/07/20 1 doc(s)
Blue Cross Blue Shield fined $10 million and ordered to repay customers Houston Chronicle  Deam, J. 03/07/20 1 doc(s)
Trautman apologizes for long lines on Super Tuesday Houston Chronicle  Despart, Z. 03/07/20  
Big raises unlikely for HISD staff, budget projections show Houston Chronicle  Carpenter, J. 03/07/20 1 TX bill 3 doc(s)
UTMB developing new coronavirus tests to help diagnose patients, study virus Houston Chronicle  Powell, L. 03/07/20  
State hits Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas with $10M fine San Antonio Express News  Garcia, L. 03/07/20 1 doc(s)
South by Southwest Is Canceled as Coronavirus Fears Scuttle Festival New York Times  Jacobs, J. 03/07/20  
Austin’s South by Southwest Festival Canceled Due to Coronavirus Wall Street Journal  Findell, E. 03/07/20  

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