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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
How did Dallas risk losing a critical federal hospital at the convention center? Here’s how Dallas Morning News  Editorial 04/10/20 4 doc(s)
Worshiping God at a distance Austin American Statesman  Blumofe, N. 04/10/20 2 doc(s)
Racial breakdown of coronavirus cases in Travis County mirrors population — for now Austin American Statesman  Wilson, M. 04/10/20 3 doc(s)
In this time of crisis, I’m letting my students know they matter Austin American Statesman  Carroll, D. 04/10/20  
Coronavirus in Texas: Job losses keep mounting Austin American Statesman  Sechler, B. 04/10/20 3 doc(s)
Nearly 17 million Americans, and 750,000 Texans, seek jobless benefits since coronavirus lockdowns Dallas Morning News  Krause, K. 04/10/20 3 doc(s)
Amid coronavirus fear, mail-in votes could be key in July primary runoffs, November election Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 04/10/20 3 doc(s)
Texas unemployment agency plagued by tech issues, backlogs as claims near 750K Houston Chronicle  Douglas, E. 04/10/20 3 doc(s)
Why not just cancel school in Houston and make up class time later? Money. Houston Chronicle  Carpenter, J. 04/10/20 2 doc(s)
No halt to culture wars during coronavirus outbreak Austin American Statesman  Sherman, M. 04/10/20  
Records: Pipeline company spilled 36,000 gallons of drilling fluid in Hill Country Austin American Statesman  Price, A. 04/10/20 1 doc(s)
Austin council measure could lead to help for indigent defendants Austin American Statesman  Autullo, R. 04/10/20  
Ronnie Earle 1942-2020 Austin American Statesman  Staff 04/10/20  
Known coronavirus cases surpass 10,000 in Texas Austin American Statesman  Cobler, N. 04/10/20 2 doc(s)
Despite being declared non-essential, Texas golf courses are doing their own thing during the pandemic Dallas Morning News  Kazlowski, M. 04/10/20 2 doc(s)
Dallas County approves close to $1 million for consultants managing convention center hospital Dallas Morning News  Manuel, O. 04/10/20  
5 things to know about Texas’ coronavirus quarantine edict on Louisiana motorists Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 04/10/20 3 doc(s)
Federal judge says Texas providers can resume abortions, contradicting appeals court Dallas Morning News  Mendez, M. 04/10/20 4 doc(s)
Spanish-speaking immigrants aren’t getting enough information about the coronavirus from government, groups say Dallas Morning News  Manuel, O. 04/10/20 1 doc(s)
Texas SNAP recipients to receive maximum amount of benefits for April and May Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Weinberg, T. 04/10/20 2 doc(s)
Governor Greg Abbott says golf courses are non-essential. So why are they still open? Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Davison, D. 04/10/20 2 doc(s)
Texas lawmaker: Elected officials shouldn’t be paid next time they close businesses Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 04/10/20  
More Texans filed for unemployment in past 4 weeks than all of 2019 amid coronavirus Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Weinberg, T. 04/10/20 3 doc(s)
Judge’s order makes some abortions legal again in Texas, at least for a day Houston Chronicle  Blackman, J. 04/10/20 7 doc(s)
Hotze's legal fight against Harris County stay-at-home order to continue in state district court Houston Chronicle  Downen, R. 04/10/20 6 doc(s)
DA, county attorney review allegations of ghost candidate in Houston state house race Houston Chronicle  Goldenstein, T. 04/10/20 1 doc(s)
Abbott offers hope for San Antonio golfers shut out by coronavirus concerns — but only for walkers San Antonio Express News  Selcraig, B. 04/10/20 1 doc(s)
Economic damage mounts: 313,000 Texans filed unemployment claims last week San Antonio Express News  Mendoza-Moyers, D. 04/10/20 3 doc(s)
We must close the digital divide in East Texas to keep students learning Longview News-Journal  Johnson, S. 04/09/20 1 doc(s)
Texas health official: Acceleration of coronavirus spread slowing, unclear when peak will hit El Paso Times  Dearman, E. 04/09/20 4 doc(s)
Political Buzz: Galveston joins effort to move local elections to July Galveston Daily News  Ferguson, J. 04/09/20  
Telford inmate, 72, who had tested positive for COVID-19, dies; Unit on lockdown with 26 in medical isolation Texarkana Gazette  LaRowe, L. 04/09/20  
State shuts down all parks McAllen Monitor  Kelley, R. 04/09/20 2 doc(s)
Smith County adds three confirmed cases of coronavirus, county total is now 82, first in Bullard Tyler Morning Telegraph  Wellerman, Z. 04/09/20 1 doc(s)
Texas state parks, historic sites close temporarily to the public Tyler Morning Telegraph  Wellerman, Z. 04/09/20 2 doc(s)
Gatesville women's prison on lockdown because of COVID-19 Waco Tribune Herald  Crum, B. 04/09/20  
Texas state parks to close to public temporarily Wichita Falls Record News  Kowalick, C. 04/09/20 1 doc(s)
Universal vote by mail in Texas? Longview News-Journal  McNeely, D. 04/09/20 6 doc(s)
Hughes: State using fraction of available COVID-19 bed space Longview News-Journal  Cox, K. 04/09/20  
Was Your State Ahead of the Coronavirus Curve? New York Times  Bokat-Lindell, S. 04/10/20  
Judge Imposes New Limits on Texas Abortion Ban During Coronavirus Crisis Wall Street Journal  Kendall, B. 04/10/20  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     04/09/20  

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