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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
An open letter to Texas Attorney General Paxton, on the occasion of his Supreme Court filing Dallas Morning News  Editorial 12/10/20 2 doc(s)
More garbage from Texas’ disgraced AG San Antonio Express News  Editorial 12/10/20 1 doc(s)
Biden must support Texas’ energy sector San Antonio Express News  Hilderbran, H. 12/10/20 2 doc(s)
'The big one': Trump joins Paxton election challenge Austin American Statesman  Cobler, N. 12/10/20 2 doc(s)
17 states and Trump join Texas request for Supreme Court to overturn Biden wins in four states Dallas Morning News  Gillman, T. 12/10/20 5 doc(s)
This $2 billion highway expansion in Fort Worth among most wasteful in U.S.: report Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Samsel, H. 12/10/20 1 doc(s)
COVID-19 spiking in Houston's suburban counties, including Montgomery, Liberty and Galveston Houston Chronicle  Rubio, J. 12/10/20 6 doc(s)
Pasadena ISD ending online learning for some students failing classes Houston Chronicle  Carpenter, J. 12/10/20 3 doc(s)
As legal experts scoff, Trump calls Texas AG Ken Paxton's election challenge 'the big one' Houston Chronicle  Goldenstein, T. 12/10/20 4 doc(s)
San Antonio and Bexar County poverty rates declined — before the pandemic San Antonio Express News  O'Hare, P. 12/10/20 1 doc(s)
Texas reports 273 new coronavirus fatalities, 10,930 new cases Austin American Statesman  Mekelburg, M. 12/10/20 4 doc(s)
3 members of State Board of Education test positive for coronavirus Austin American Statesman  Price, A. 12/10/20  
Collin College pivots approach to pandemic after nursing instructor died and surge in regional cases Dallas Morning News  Richman, T. 12/10/20 2 doc(s)
Beto O’Rourke will be paid $7,500 to teach course at Texas State; says he’s also writing book on democracy Dallas Morning News  Benning, T. 12/10/20  
Texas DPS will expand office hours at select driver’s license offices next year Dallas Morning News  Barragan, J. 12/10/20 2 doc(s)
At least three Texas Board of Education members test positive for the coronavirus after in-person meeting Dallas Morning News  Swaby, A. 12/10/20 2 doc(s)
Dallas County reports 33 more coronavirus deaths; Tarrant County has 15 new fatalities, first child to die from COVID-19 Dallas Morning News  Weber, J. 12/10/20 7 doc(s)
Candidates back rule change that lowers threshold to bring bill to Senate floor Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dearman, E. 12/10/20 1 doc(s)
President Donald Trump cheers Texas lawsuit against battleground states Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dearman, E. 12/10/20 2 doc(s)
Fort Bend raises COVID threat level to red as cases increase Houston Chronicle  Lewis, B. 12/10/20 3 doc(s)
Black and disabled students disproportionately restrained in Texas schools, report says Houston Chronicle  Webb, S. 12/10/20 3 doc(s)
Texas Senate launches effort to ban cities, counties from lobbying Legislature San Antonio Express News  Wallace, J. 12/10/20 1 TX bill
Coronavirus cases in Bexar County soar above 90,000 San Antonio Express News  Riker, M. 12/10/20 4 doc(s)
Bare-knuckle brawl breaks out between San Antonio strip club, city San Antonio Express News  Danner, P. 12/10/20 1 doc(s)
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick plans to counter Democratic wins at ballot box San Antonio Express News  Wallace, J. 12/10/20 1 TX bill
Lagniappe: What do COVID stats mean? Beaumont Enterprise  Bain, K. 12/09/20 6 doc(s)
Texas Tech, Lubbock school districts look ahead to spring semester Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Dotray, M. 12/09/20 3 doc(s)
TC gets $250,000 grant in response to COVID-19 Texarkana Gazette  Bell, A. 12/09/20  
UT Tyler Nursing Grant to help Longview center simulation lab Longview News-Journal  Barton, K. 12/09/20  
LiftFund to host webinar on the resilience of small businesses Rio Grande Guardian  Reyes, D. 12/09/20  
‘Small Town, No Hospital’: Covid-19 Is Overwhelming Rural West Texas New York Times  Mervosh, S. 12/10/20  
‘Welcome to Texas!’: Musk’s California Departure Stokes the States’ Rivalry New York Times  Mervosh, S. 12/10/20  
As Trump Disputes Election Results, Republicans Target Voting by Mail New York Times  Wines, M. 12/10/20  
As Covid-19 Vaccines Roll Out, States to Determine Who Gets Shots First Wall Street Journal  Frosch, D. 12/10/20  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     12/09/20  

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