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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
Youth probation reform can help Texas teens, save the state money Houston Chronicle  Mooney, E. 12/02/20 4 doc(s)
Texas lege must properly fund special education San Antonio Express News  Hartman, G. 12/02/20 3 doc(s)
Battery technology gives Texas a clean energy boom San Antonio Express News  Welch, M. 12/02/20 1 doc(s)
White House calls on Texas to intensify pandemic response as infections break record Austin American Statesman  Mekelburg, M. 12/02/20 4 doc(s)
Nate Paul loses some Austin properties to foreclosure Austin American Statesman  Novak, S. 12/02/20 1 doc(s)
What happens if hospital COVID rates in Dallas don’t decrease? Not much, Judge Clay Jenkins says Dallas Morning News  Garcia, N. 12/02/20 4 doc(s)
Racial, partisan divisions over COVID-19 revealed in survey of Texans’ top concerns Dallas Morning News  Briseno, A. 12/02/20 3 doc(s)
‘I refuse to be afraid.’ Appeal filed in Tarrant County woman’s illegal voting conviction Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Johnson, K. 12/02/20 3 doc(s)
Longtime North Texas judge described as community icon dies after battle with COVID-19 Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Johnson, K. 12/02/20  
White House report bolsters Houston leaders' calls for Abbott to act on COVID-19 Houston Chronicle  Morris, M. 12/02/20 1 doc(s)
Cleveland, Liberty ISDs join other Houston-area school districts in canceling virtual learning Houston Chronicle  Webb, S. 12/02/20 4 doc(s)
San Antonio’s doctors, nurses could get COVID-19 vaccination as soon as next week, University Health chief says San Antonio Express News  Huddleston, S. 12/02/20 2 doc(s)
Effect of holiday gathering may show up in Austin coronavirus data later this week Austin American Statesman  Osbourne, H. 12/02/20 3 doc(s)
Professor sues UT alleging retaliation, discrimination over work on equity Austin American Statesman  Price, A. 12/02/20 1 doc(s)
When death isn’t the final measure Austin American Statesman  Herman, K. 12/02/20  
Texas service sector flat, retail sales fall in November Austin American Statesman  Hawkins, L. 12/02/20 2 doc(s)
This Texas higher education campaign is working to stop declining enrollment in its tracks Dallas Morning News  White, N. 12/02/20 1 doc(s)
Texas posts record 15,182 new coronavirus cases; Dallas County adds 1,179 new cases, 8 deaths Dallas Morning News  Branham, D. 12/02/20 1 doc(s)
Gov. Greg Abbott backs Drew Springer over Shelley Luther in North Texas Senate runoff Dallas Morning News  Morris, A. 12/02/20  
Harris County Democrats ignore Paxton’s letter disputing legality of election administration office Houston Chronicle  Despart, Z. 12/02/20 4 doc(s)
Lawyers for Nate Paul gave AG Ken Paxton $25k after he waded into civil suit Houston Chronicle  Root, J. 12/02/20 4 doc(s)
Crystal Mason, jailed for illegal voting conviction after casting provisional ballot, seeks to have conviction over-turned San Antonio Express News  Harper, K. 12/02/20 2 doc(s)
Texas elections are over. Now it's time to govern. Tyler Morning Telegraph  Ramsey, R. 12/01/20  
Provost Carol Fierke to leave Texas A&M at end of December Bryan Eagle  Wiley, K. 12/01/20  
Comptroller Glenn Hegar tells lawmakers Texas is in better fiscal health than expected Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 12/01/20 2 doc(s)
McLennan County to ask Legislature for 2 new courts, citing area's growth Waco Tribune Herald  Witherspoon, T. 12/01/20  
Hewlett Packard Enterprise to Leave Silicon Valley for Texas Wall Street Journal  Somerville, H. 12/02/20  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     12/01/20  

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