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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
Adler’s COVID message lost in trip to Cabo Austin American Statesman  Editorial 12/04/20 1 doc(s)
Thank you, Sgt. Marty Gonzalez. Your story saved the lives of countless veterans. Houston Chronicle  Editorial 12/04/20 2 TX bill(s)
No billing? That trashes garbage plan San Antonio Express News  Editorial 12/04/20 1 TX bill
State must prioritize funding public schools over charter schools Houston Chronicle  Capo, Z. 12/04/20 2 doc(s)
During pandemic budget crunch don’t skimp on resources for firefighters Houston Chronicle  Riddle, J. 12/04/20 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Don’t dismiss strain on small business owners San Antonio Express News  Whittington, E. 12/04/20  
Legal fight could scale back Oak Hill highway project Austin American Statesman  Jankowski, P. 12/04/20 1 doc(s)
Could Austin Mayor Steve Adler's political aspirations be imperiled by Cabo trip? Austin American Statesman  Autullo, R. 12/04/20 2 doc(s)
States Plan for Vaccines as Daily US Virus Deaths Top 3,100 Austin American Statesman  Foley, R. 12/04/20 2 doc(s)
White House COVID-19 report warns older Texans to have groceries, medication delivered as cases surge Dallas Morning News  Morris, A. 12/04/20 7 doc(s)
D-FW business capacity to roll back as COVID-19 hospitalizations remain above 15% for 7 days straight Dallas Morning News  Keomoungkhoun, N. 12/04/20 4 doc(s)
North Texas bars must close, restaurants reduce capacity as COVID hospitalizations rise Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Lopez, B. 12/04/20 4 doc(s)
North Texas becomes 7th region to face tighter coronavirus restrictions Austin American Statesman  Mekelburg, M. 12/04/20 5 doc(s)
After Austin mayor's ill-timed trip to Mexico, 'Cabo Steve' must deal with fallout Austin American Statesman  Herman, K. 12/04/20  
Texas enrollment and FAFSA applications down, as education leaders worry pandemic is disrupting college plans Austin American Statesman  McGee, K. 12/04/20 4 doc(s)
Texas to shutter three more prisons as units face critical staffing shortages Austin American Statesman  McCollough, J. 12/04/20 2 doc(s)
Presumptive Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan involved in minor plane crash Dallas Morning News  Briseno, A. 12/04/20  
Gov. Greg Abbott tells supporters he's considering placing law enforcement for central Austin under state control Dallas Morning News  Svitek, P. 12/04/20 1 doc(s)
Congress passes bill by Lloyd Doggett, Ted Cruz to create D.C. memorial to long-forgotten Texas Legation Dallas Morning News  Benning, T. 12/04/20 1 doc(s)
State Rep. Matt Krause of Fort Worth announces bid for Texas House GOP Caucus chair Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dearman, E. 12/04/20  
Gov. Greg Abbott again mentioned as potential 2024 White House contender Houston Chronicle  Wallace, J. 12/04/20  
Effects of COVID-19 pandemic pushes UH Charter School to close Houston Chronicle  Britto, B. 12/04/20  
Texas launches artificial intelligence platform to assist college-bound students with financial aid Houston Chronicle  Britto, B. 12/04/20 2 doc(s)
East Side getting new transitional home over some neighbors’ objections, San Antonio City Council decides San Antonio Express News  Garcia, L. 12/04/20  
As the state plans how to roll out the first rounds of the coronavirus vaccine, San Antonio officials warn, ‘We aren’t out of the woods yet’ San Antonio Express News  Hardaway, L. 12/04/20 4 doc(s)
Troubled East Side project moving forward San Antonio Express News  Iszler, M. 12/04/20  
Regulating Breeders: Texas program should be improved, not eliminated Texarkana Gazette  Editorial 12/04/20  
Getting vaccines into our arms will require big changes in Texas Waco Tribune Herald  Kettl, D. 12/03/20 3 doc(s)
Here is Texas' plan for distributing the first allotment of the COVID-19 vaccines Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 12/04/20  
How COVID-19 shutdowns work in Texas, and when San Angelo could be impacted San Angelo Standard Times  Tufts, J. 12/04/20  
Early voting locations set for Luther-Springer race for state Senate District 30 Wichita Falls Record News  Choate, T. 12/04/20  
COVID-19 in Texas: Here's when 1.4 million doses of vaccines will arrive Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 12/03/20 2 doc(s)
Political Buzz: Has a new player entered Texas casino game? Galveston Daily News  Ferguson, J. 12/03/20 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Abbott: COVID-19 vaccines coming to Texas in two weeks Tyler Morning Telegraph  Wellerman, Z. 12/03/20 2 doc(s)
Joe Straus isn't done Longview News-Journal  McNeely, D. 12/03/20 2 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
UTRGV to launch fresh produce cooperative Rio Grande Guardian  Martinez, P. 12/03/20  
Covid-19 Hospitalizations, Single-Day Deaths Hit New U.S. Highs Wall Street Journal  Evans, M. 12/04/20  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     12/03/20  

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