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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
National Finals Rodeo goes with Texas like football goes with Friday nights Dallas Morning News  Editorial 12/16/20  
Her leadership is making Texas safer for women and more just for victims of sexual violence Dallas Morning News  Editorial 12/16/20 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
The election is over. It’s time Texas Republican leaders tell their voters Biden won Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 12/16/20 1 doc(s)
How to win Black, Latino trust in vaccine Houston Chronicle  Editorial 12/16/20 3 doc(s)
Wear a mask: Dead people don’t need vaccinations San Antonio Express News  Editorial 12/16/20 5 doc(s)
Standardized tests still needed San Antonio Express News  McKenzie, W. 12/16/20 3 doc(s)
My annual performance review: I apologize San Antonio Express News  Parker, K. 12/16/20 3 doc(s)
'Feels like Christmas': Austin health care workers receive first coronavirus vaccinations Austin American Statesman  Cobler, N. 12/16/20 7 doc(s)
Escott: Travis County hospitals could be overrun with coronavirus cases if public gathers for holidays Austin American Statesman  Osbourne, H. 12/16/20 1 doc(s)
Shelley Luther, Drew Springer take vastly different approaches to winning North Texas Senate seat Dallas Morning News  Morris, A. 12/16/20  
Concerns of racist remarks, bribery, intimidation, toxic climate prompt a likely state takeover at Kemp ISD Dallas Morning News  Donaldson, E. 12/16/20  
Texas holdouts: Cruz and 16 U.S. House Republicans still mute on Biden even after McConnell declares he’s president-elect Dallas Morning News  Gillman, T. 12/16/20 2 doc(s)
Historic day as the first person in Tarrant County receives coronavirus vaccine Dallas Morning News  Lopez, B. 12/16/20 2 doc(s)
‘I feel hope’: COVID-19 vaccines given to health care workers at Dallas County’s Parkland Dallas Morning News  Garcia, N. 12/16/20 3 doc(s)
It’s time to renew. Texas’ waiver on car registration, driver’s licenses ends in April Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dearman, E. 12/16/20 2 doc(s)
'It’s momentous': First set of COVID-19 vaccine shots goes out at Houston hospitals Houston Chronicle  Ketterer, S. 12/16/20 4 doc(s)
‘History in the making:’ COVID-19 vaccinations begin San Antonio Express News  Christenson, S. 12/16/20 3 doc(s)
Austin school chief eyeing 100% remote learning after winter break Austin American Statesman  Price, A. 12/16/20 2 doc(s)
Dallas County reports 1,947 new coronavirus cases, 6 deaths; Tarrant County adds 1,544 cases, 12 fatalities Dallas Morning News  Weber, J. 12/16/20 3 doc(s)
Waiver on expired licenses ends in April, state urges Texans to renew as soon as possible Dallas Morning News  Barragan, J. 12/16/20 2 doc(s)
As Granbury pauses new development, residents anticipate battle over sewage plant Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Samsel, H. 12/16/20 1 doc(s)
Houston seeks to tighten hazmat rules, including storage loophole cited in Watson explosion Houston Chronicle  McGuinness, D. 12/16/20 4 doc(s)
Heedless COVID spreaders take toll on lives and the economy Houston Chronicle  Tomlinson, C. 12/16/20 3 doc(s)
Prosecutors: Ex-HPD captain charged with assault suspected A/C repairman was in bogus ballot scheme Houston Chronicle  Scherer, J. 12/16/20 1 doc(s)
San Antonio hits another COVID-19 surge milestone: 800 patients with virus in area hospitals San Antonio Express News  Fechter, J. 12/16/20 4 doc(s)
Indicted for mere crime, Paxton flirts with sedition Galveston Daily News  Broussard, B. 12/15/20 3 doc(s)
Texans might be ready for casinos, but lawmakers aren’t convinced Tyler Morning Telegraph  Ramsey, R. 12/15/20  
Texas electors formally put the state in Trump's column even as Biden won nationally Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 12/15/20 2 doc(s)
STC names David C. Plummer as interim president Rio Grande Guardian  Benavidez, R. 12/15/20  
If Teachers Get the Vaccine Quickly, Can Students Get Back to School? New York Times  Hubler, S. 12/16/20  
Texas Hires Lawyers to Handle Antitrust Case Against Google Wall Street Journal  McKinnon, J. 12/16/20  

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