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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
With COVID vaccines, hope for brighter days San Antonio Express News  Editorial 12/22/20 2 doc(s)
El Paso Judge: We will defeat COVID-19 household by household, family by family Dallas Morning News  Samaniego, R. 12/22/20 3 doc(s)
COVID-19 cold supply chains require a new approach San Antonio Express News  Grimes, H. 12/22/20  
Congress approves $900B COVID relief bill, sending to Trump Austin American Statesman  Taylor, A. 12/22/20  
Coronavirus now 3rd-leading killer in Austin-Travis County in 2020, health officials say Austin American Statesman  Osbourne, H. 12/22/20 3 doc(s)
Senior citizens and Texans with serious health conditions are next in line for COVID-19 vaccine Dallas Morning News  Morris, A. 12/22/20 6 doc(s)
300,000 Texas care home residents and staff among first wave of vaccine recipients Houston Chronicle  Foxhall, E. 12/22/20 3 doc(s)
24 of 36 Texans in U.S. House help pass $900B COVID relief package Houston Chronicle  Wermund, B. 12/22/20 1 doc(s)
Expect ‘a very reduced, watered-down’ 2021 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo San Antonio Express News  Diamond, R. 12/22/20 2 doc(s)
Gov. Greg Abbott plans to get COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday Austin American Statesman  Price, A. 12/22/20 3 doc(s)
Grover Cleveland biographer for Trump, Hood feminism for Biden highlight holiday gifts to politicos Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 12/22/20  
Texas Capitol will reopen to the public on Jan. 4 Dallas Morning News  Barragan, J. 12/22/20 1 doc(s)
Dallas County reports 23 deaths, 1,814 coronavirus cases; Tarrant adds 265 previously unreported deaths Dallas Morning News  Keomoungkhoun, N. 12/22/20 2 doc(s)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to receive COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dearman, E. 12/22/20 5 doc(s)
Montgomery County judge tests positive for COVID-19, remains asymptomatic Houston Chronicle  Dominguez, C. 12/22/20 2 doc(s)
Oracle lured to Texas by lower pay-rolls, labor pool Houston Chronicle  Grant, N. 12/22/20  
Texas sees increase in number of residents picking Affordable Care Act plans Houston Chronicle  Wu, G. 12/22/20 2 doc(s)
Texas Capitol will reopen Jan. 4, 10 months after it was closed because of the pandemic Houston Chronicle  Blackman, J. 12/22/20 1 doc(s)
Elderly Texans and those with chronic conditions get priority in next COVID vaccine phase Houston Chronicle  Blackman, J. 12/22/20 3 doc(s)
Texas COVID countermeasures showing an ‘impact,’ says White House task force Houston Chronicle  Wermund, B. 12/22/20 4 doc(s)
Houston to receive 6,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses for firefighters, health workers Houston Chronicle  Despart, Z. 12/22/20 6 doc(s)
Congress’ rescue aid: A dose of support, but is it enough? San Antonio Express News  Rugaber, C. 12/22/20 2 doc(s)
‘Didn’t expect it to get this bad’ — COVID-19 is expected to get worse in San Antonio San Antonio Express News  O'Hare, P. 12/22/20 1 doc(s)
When the time comes, take the COVID-19 vaccine Longview News-Journal  Editorial 12/19/20 1 doc(s)
Business as Usual? With our COVID hospitalizations on the rise, new restrictions are now in place. But the only businesses that have to follow them... Lufkin Daily News  Editorial 12/18/20 4 doc(s)
Legislature must support kids' health Longview News-Journal  Hall, K. 12/19/20 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Vaccine distribution underway Lufkin Daily News  Ashby, T. 12/19/20 4 doc(s)
Springer beats Luther in Senate District 30 runoff Wichita Falls Record News  Choate, T. 12/21/20  
Surrounded by death and division, Valley medical workers emerge triumphant Valley Morning Star  Rodriguez, M. 12/20/20  
Canales plans to form port caucus in Texas Legislature Rio Grande Guardian  Muñoz, M. 12/20/20 2 doc(s)
Waco ISD board eyes support for remote learners, prepares to bring some back to campus Waco Tribune Herald  Saegert, R. 12/19/20 1 doc(s)
Where to vote in the state Senate District 30 election Saturday Wichita Falls Record News  Choate, T. 12/19/20  
First COVID-19 vaccine arrives in College Station Bryan Eagle  Wiley, K. 12/18/20 7 doc(s)
Gov. Greg Abbott: 1M Texans will get COVID-19 vaccine this month Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 12/18/20 2 doc(s)
Galveston, GLO to head to Supreme Court over Ike debts Galveston Daily News  Ferguson, J. 12/18/20 1 doc(s)
Laredo College one of 10 nationwide to get $1M donation from TikTok Laredo Morning Times  Staff 12/18/20  
Edinburg hospital breaks ground on $100M patient tower McAllen Monitor  Lopez-Puente, N. 12/18/20  
TEA nixes proposal to allow continued online education McAllen Monitor  Wilson, M. 12/18/20 2 doc(s)
Gov. Greg Abbott spent a record-setting $5.3 million on his reelection celebration Midland Reporter Telegram  Rosenthal, A. 12/18/20  
Congress Passes Huge Coronavirus Relief Bill New York Times  Cochrane, E. 12/22/20  
Congress Passes Covid-19 Relief, Spending Package With Overwhelming Support Wall Street Journal  Peterson, K. 12/22/20  
What Is in the $900 Billion Covid-19 Aid Bill Wall Street Journal  Staff 12/22/20  
Texas Challenges Legality of DACA in Latest Bid to End the Program Wall Street Journal  Hackman, M. 12/22/20  

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