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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
Vaccine mandates un-American? George Washington didn't think so. Houston Chronicle  Editorial 09/17/21 2 doc(s)
Abortion banned and parents must consent to sex ed for teens Houston Chronicle  Clayton, M. 09/17/21 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
LGBT Texans face double the national discrimination rate. Pass the Equality Act. Houston Chronicle  Sears, B. 09/17/21 3 doc(s)
Cut the politics, implement plans to keep kids in school - safely San Antonio Express News  Wicks, A. 09/17/21  
Biden administration is suing Texas over its abortion ban. What's next? Will the Supreme Court take it up? Austin American Statesman  Fritze, J. 09/17/21 1 TX bill 5 doc(s)
He’s annoyed with former Fort Worth council over effort to honor Jefferson. Here’s why Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Mantas, H. 09/17/21  
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul slams 'appalling' Texas abortion ban, criticizes Greg Abbott Houston Chronicle  McKinley, E. 09/17/21 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Houston-area ICU beds remain scarce even as COVID hospitalizations decline across Texas Houston Chronicle  Gill, J. 09/17/21 1 doc(s)
Here comes another Texas voter purge, but this time with a wrinkle Houston Chronicle  Wallace, J. 09/17/21 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Gov. Abbott sends troops to assist Border Patrol after thousands of migrants arrive in Del Rio San Antonio Express News  Contreras, G. 09/17/21 4 doc(s)
State agency awards $11 million contract to oversee construction of Gov. Greg Abbott’s Texas-Mexico border wall Austin American Statesman  Garcia, U. 09/17/21 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Ken Paxton asks judge to block lawsuit over redistricting, saying it's 'wrong about Texas law' Austin American Statesman  Mekelburg, M. 09/17/21 3 doc(s)
North Texas Republican Matt Krause to challenge Attorney General Ken Paxton Austin American Statesman  Mekelburg, M. 09/17/21  
Tensions high over allowed capacity at Round Rock school board meeting Austin American Statesman  Osborn, C. 09/17/21 1 TX bill
Federal judge in Austin denies DOJ’s bid for expedited briefing on challenge to Texas’ abortion law Dallas Morning News  Hollers, B. 09/17/21 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Ken Paxton released a report clearing himself of any and all crimes. How brilliant is that? Dallas Morning News  Lieber, D. 09/17/21 2 doc(s)
Fort Worth lawmaker Matt Krause announces GOP primary challenge against incumbent Ken Paxton for AG Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 09/17/21 3 doc(s)
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will step on Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s turf for campaign event in Dallas Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 09/17/21  
Fort Worth Republican Matt Krause running in election for Texas attorney general Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dearman, E. 09/17/21  
Texas joins fast-growing list of states with highest adult obesity rates in country Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Camero, K. 09/17/21 2 doc(s)
Misdemeanor judge says Harris County DA's office at fault for some of case backlog crisis Houston Chronicle  Ketterer, S. 09/17/21 1 TX bill
GOP state Rep. Matt Krause jumps into Texas attorney general race Houston Chronicle  Goldenstein, T. 09/17/21 1 TX bill
GOP prosecutors threaten lawsuits over vaccine requirement San Antonio Express News  Kinnard, M. 09/17/21 3 doc(s)
Dems' anti-Abbott campaign has everything but a declared candidate San Antonio Express News  Garcia, G. 09/17/21  
Novel approach may mean foster care case progress Amarillo Globe-News  Editorial 09/17/21  
Texas abortion law ends an era of business pragmatism Texarkana Gazette  Smith, N. 09/16/21 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Lawsuits aplenty Longview News-Journal  McNeely, D. 09/16/21 3 doc(s)
More than 2,600 windstorm claims already filed after Hurricane Nicholas Galveston Daily News  Ferguson, J. 09/17/21  
Edinburg prison now second in Texas to house arrested immigrants McAllen Monitor  Gonzalez, V. 09/17/21  
Advocates say state Harvey grant process discriminates against communities of color Beaumont Enterprise  Dick, J. 09/16/21 3 doc(s)
Texas A&M University-Texarkana receives $25,000 anonymous donation to fund scholarships Texarkana Gazette  Staff 09/16/21  
City could get $2.1 million for traffic signal, intersection improvements Tyler Morning Telegraph  McHam, M. 09/16/21 1 doc(s)
Thousands of Migrants Huddle in Squalid Conditions Under Texas Bridge New York Times  Sandoval, E. 09/17/21  
A Christian Responsibility to Migrants Wall Street Journal  Flores, D. 09/17/21  
Are Latino Voters Tiptoeing Right? Wall Street Journal  Ed. 09/17/21  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     09/17/21  

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