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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
California companies are singing a new tune: Texas Dreamin’ Dallas Morning News  Editorial 12/18/20  
Look out. Voter fraud zealots are armed and dangerous. Houston Chronicle  Editorial 12/18/20  
Bill the county $255,000 for use of arena? No, Spurs, no San Antonio Express News  Editorial 12/18/20  
Dredging Houston Ship Channel is good for business and the environment Houston Chronicle  Campo, R. 12/18/20 2 doc(s)
ICE’s policies have fueled spread of COVID San Antonio Express News  Libal, B. 12/18/20 1 doc(s)
'No more shutdowns': Abbott touts vaccine arrival as cases reach record high Austin American Statesman  Cobler, N. 12/18/20 5 doc(s)
Austin-Travis County health officials extend coronavirus orders into mid-February 2021 Austin American Statesman  Osbourne, H. 12/18/20 1 doc(s)
COVID-19 vaccine could be widely available by March, Texas Gov. Abbott says Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dearman, E. 12/18/20 3 doc(s)
COVID-19 vaccine is a step back to normal life, Tarrant’s first vaccinated person says Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Lopez, B. 12/18/20 4 doc(s)
Amid COVID resurgence, Gov. Abbott hails COVID vaccine as 'miracle,' no hint of lockdown Houston Chronicle  Blackman, J. 12/18/20 6 doc(s)
Hack against US is ‘grave’ threat, cybersecurity agency says By Ben Fox ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Federal authorities expressed increased alarm Houston Chronicle  Fox, B. 12/18/20  
‘Death is all around us’ — novel coronavirus deaths concentrated on San Antonio’s South Side, new data shows San Antonio Express News  Fechter, J. 12/18/20 2 doc(s)
Two Texas universities that serve students of color receive multimillion-dollar donations from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott Austin American Statesman  McGee, K. 12/18/20  
Texas reports 16,864 confirmed coronavirus cases as Dallas County logs 1,382 cases, 10 deaths Dallas Morning News  Jimenez, J. 12/18/20 4 doc(s)
Gov. Abbott says teachers should be near the front of Texas’ COVID-19 vaccine line Dallas Morning News  Morris, A. 12/18/20 3 doc(s)
Texas universities, nonprofits surprised by more than $100 million in gifts Dallas Morning News  Olivares, V. 12/18/20  
My home insurance jumped, my cable company now charges me to talk to a human, but other than that … Dallas Morning News  Lieber, D. 12/18/20 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
South Texas congressman bucks fellow Democrats’ push to bar lawmakers from carrying guns at Capitol Dallas Morning News  Benning, T. 12/18/20  
Tarrant County’s COVID-19 hospitalizations rise again; 16 new deaths added Thursday Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Stevenson, S. 12/18/20 1 doc(s)
Early lockdowns slowed COVID-19 spread, Rice report says Houston Chronicle  Wu, G. 12/18/20 1 doc(s)
San Antonian wisely voted against resolution from Texas electors San Antonio Express News  Garcia, G. 12/18/20 1 doc(s)
San Antonio Metro Health reports 1,606 new coronavirus cases but no deaths San Antonio Express News  Hardaway, L. 12/18/20 2 doc(s)
Bridging the Gap: FCC auction a step in right direction for making digital opportunity a reality in East Texas Lufkin Daily News  Editorial 12/17/20 3 doc(s)
Analysis: When mapmaking Texas politicians are smiling and quiet, pay attention Wichita Falls Record News  Ramsey, R. 12/17/20 1 doc(s)
Paxton's negative name ID Longview News-Journal  McNeely, D. 12/17/20 3 doc(s)
It Just Makes Sense! Rio Grande Guardian  Perryman, M. 12/17/20 1 doc(s)
Failing, absent remote-only students to be called back to campus at Waco ISD, Midway Waco Tribune Herald  Hoover, C. 12/17/20  
Wichita tax office earns only gold-level certification in Texas Wichita Falls Record News  Kowalick, C. 12/17/20  
Longview ISD targets special education improvements Longview News-Journal  Barton, K. 12/17/20  
Corpus to Brownsville: Sepulveda calls for completion of I-69 E Rio Grande Guardian  Taylor, S. 12/17/20 1 doc(s)
Biden Faces Challenge as Congress Drops State Aid to Secure Stimulus New York Times  Tankersley, J. 12/18/20  
F.D.A. Panel Endorses Moderna’s Covid-19 Vaccine New York Times  Grady, D. 12/18/20  

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