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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
Why aren’t parents for gun reform heard like those for book bans? Houston Chronicle  Editorial 09/26/22 2 doc(s)
O’Rourke admits AR-15s a nonstarter Austin American Statesman  Moritz, J. 09/26/22  
String band trio hopes to encourage women to vote in Texas governor’s race with old-school music Houston Chronicle  Dansby, A. 09/26/22  
Electricity prices could rise even higher in Houston thanks to natural gas prices, CenterPoint rate hike Houston Chronicle  Webb, S. 09/26/22  
After candidate death, local GOP picked new nominee for State Board of Education District 5 San Antonio Express News  McKinley, E. 09/26/22  
Liz Cheney warns against voting for election deniers at TribFest San Antonio Express News  Harris, C. 09/26/22  
Fatal I-35W crash: Did TxDot ignore previous federal safety recommendations? Dallas Morning News  Editorial 09/25/22  
Look beyond the Abbott, DeSantis stunts: The border crisis is real, and it’s good for no one Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 09/25/22  
DeSantis plays a cruel political game San Antonio Express News  Editorial 09/25/22  
Thumbs: Cult of H-E-B indoctrinates thousands in Frisco Houston Chronicle  Editorial 09/24/22  
Texas must implement carbon capture Dallas Morning News  Combs, S. 09/25/22  
Remembering Ann Richards Dallas Morning News  Rogers, M. 09/25/22  
Residents hammered by inflation and property taxes need a big-ger break in Fort Worth budget Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Byrd, B. 09/25/22  
These 6 commonsense gun laws are popular, even in Texas Houston Chronicle  Jones, M. 09/25/22  
Shifting stories on Uvalde shooting prove the need for strong Texas public information laws Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Shannon, K. 09/24/22  
End of Roe shifts election landscape in Texas San Antonio Express News  Taylor, J. 09/24/22  
1 in 5 new Texas teachers were hired without certification last year Dallas Morning News  Richman, T. 09/25/22 3 doc(s)
How Beto O’Rourke has evolved since saying ‘Hell, yes,’ he’d take your AR-15 Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 09/25/22  
Abbott and O’Rourke both promise to cut property taxes, and have opposite plans for doing it Houston Chronicle  Wallace, J. 09/25/22  
Texas pays attendants for disabled people $8.11 per hour, among the worst in the U.S. Houston Chronicle  Stuckey, A. 09/25/22  
Uvalde committee splinters over question of raising the age to buy assault weapon Austin American Statesman  Griswold, N. 09/24/22  
‘There’s nothing to hide.’ For first time ever, Tarrant County conducts mock election Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Church, A. 09/24/22  
Cancer-causing dioxin found in 42 soil samples around Union Pacific Fifth Ward rail yard Houston Chronicle  Foxhall, E. 09/24/22  
Abuse, neglect and death: How Texas fails thousands of disabled residents Austin American Statesman  Foy, N. 09/25/22  
Austin Energy shouldn't raise rates on those who conserve Austin American Statesman  Grumet, B. 09/25/22  
The PUC, one of Texas’ most maligned agencies, creates a new Office of Public Engagement Dallas Morning News  Lieber, D. 09/25/22  
Democrat Rochelle Garza banks on anti-Paxton sentiment in Texas attorney general’s race Dallas Morning News  Morris, A. 09/25/22  
Where is Beto O’Rourke’s best chance to beat Greg Abbott in Texas? Not here Dallas Morning News  Garrett, R. 09/25/22  
California governor urges overhaul of Democrats’ strategy Dallas Morning News  Beam, A. 09/25/22  
Grapevine-Colleyville superintendent of schools announces plans to retire in January Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Windes, I. 09/25/22  
They protested Gainesville’s Confederate marker. A jury sen-tenced them to a week in jail Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Kennedy, B. 09/25/22  
How Fort Worth area schools caused 911 calls for asthma at-tacks to plummet Fort Worth Star-Telegram  McCarthy, C. 09/25/22  
Hood County constable faces complaint over records related to library books investigation Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Campbell, E. 09/25/22  
The top California donors in the Texas governor's race Houston Chronicle  Wallace, J. 09/25/22  
Dark-money group targets Trish DeBerry with $259,000 in TV ad buys San Antonio Express News  Garcia, G. 09/25/22  
Texas, Battling Teen Pregnancy, Recasts Sex Education Standards San Antonio Express News  Huetteman, E. 09/25/22  
San Antonio led way in Texas on junior high schools San Antonio Express News  Allen, P. 09/25/22  
Cruel or harmless? Pastors mixed on GOP migrant transports San Antonio Express News  Smith, P. 09/25/22  
Dade Phelan breaks from Dan Patrick on ending tenure for new Texas professors Austin American Statesman  Menchaca, M. 09/24/22  
Grapevine-Colleyville schools superintendent retiring Dallas Morning News  Richman, T. 09/24/22  
Dallas County judge rules payment requirement in rental eviction appeals unconstitutional Dallas Morning News  Waters, L. 09/24/22  
Students call for transparency after University of North Texas police arrest on video Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Johnson, K. 09/24/22  
UNT settles educator’s lawsuit for $165K; he wasn’t retained after microaggression message Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Clarridge, E. 09/24/22  
UH Law Center celebrates new $93 million campus at legal conference Houston Chronicle  Ketterer, S. 09/24/22  
Voting gets underway in Texas with military ballots sent out Houston Chronicle  Wallace, J. 09/24/22  
House Speaker Dade Phelan opposes Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's call to ban tenure at Texas universities Houston Chronicle  Scherer, J. 09/24/22  
Texas reduces National Guard members deployed to Operation Lone Star border mission San Antonio Express News  Barragan, J. 09/24/22  
Deep-rooted child obesity issue in Texas and Waco area offers no quick fixes Waco Tribune Herald  David, K. 09/25/22  
Crossroads parents must opt-in for students to get parts of health class Victoria Advocate  Grenier, I. 09/24/22  
Beto O’Rourke on Abbott’s Dehumanizing Stunts and Why He Hopes an Upset Looms in Texas New York Times  Blow, C. 09/26/22  
More Trans Teens Are Choosing ‘Top Surgery’ New York Times  Ghorayshi, A. 09/26/22  
The Megastate G.O.P. Rivalry Between Abbott and DeSantis New York Times  Bender, M. 09/26/22  
Big Tech Has No Constitutional Right to Censor Wall Street Journal  Finley, A. 09/26/22  
Texas Prosecutor Loses Attempt to Spare a Murderer From Execution New York Times  Graham, R. 09/24/22  
As Migrant Buses Take Thousands, Some Embrace the Ride North Wall Street Journal  Caldwell, A. 09/24/22  

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