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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
State ineptitude cost us Fairfield Lake park. Here’s how Texas can make good on it Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 12/08/23  
Why Ken Paxton's lawsuit against Pfizer is ludicrous San Antonio Express News  Editorial 12/08/23 3 doc(s)
Texas judge allows emergency abortion in first case of its kind since before Roe v. Wade Austin American Statesman  Wagner, B. 12/08/23 5 doc(s)
Why Austin police say they did not send an active shooter alert during shooting rampage Austin American Statesman  Seipp, S. 12/08/23 1 TX bill
Austin police identify young mother, man killed in South Austin shooting rampage Austin American Statesman  Seipp, S. 12/08/23  
Texas woman can get emergency abortion after fatal fetal diagnosis, judge rules Houston Chronicle  Goldenstein, T. 12/08/23 3 doc(s)
DPS inspector general clears agency of wrongdoing in alleged mistreatment of migrants Houston Chronicle  Wermund, B. 12/08/23  
Lawsuit alleges Austin needs to do more to implement Prop A, police oversight referendum Austin American Statesman  Gomez, E. 12/08/23 3 doc(s)
Texas Democrats call on GOP leaders to 'resign immediately' after antisemitism vote Austin American Statesman  Gore, H. 12/08/23 2 doc(s)
Dallas area woman whose life and future fertility are at risk can get abortion, judge rules Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dearman, E. 12/08/23 5 doc(s)
A D-FW woman is permitted to get an abortion following ruling from Austin judge Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Wolf, M. 12/08/23 5 doc(s)
Texas AG says abortions still prosecutable despite court exemptions Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Robertson, N. 12/08/23 2 doc(s)
A bogus new attack on COVID vaccines from Texas’ least credible politician Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Hiltzik, M. 12/08/23 4 doc(s)
Houston's mayoral candidates are committed to environmental justice, but how much say they do have? Houston Chronicle  Ward, R. 12/08/23  
Gov. Abbott moves to usher in election results despite legal challenges San Antonio Express News  Goldenstein, T. 12/08/23 7 doc(s)
Texas court strikes down air pollution permit issued by TCEQ for Gulf Coast oil terminal San Antonio Express News  Baddour, D. 12/08/23 6 doc(s)
Billy Len Arnold Dignity Memorial  Staff 12/08/23  
How the Biden administration could weaken the Texas grid San Antonio Express News  Mackowiak, M. 12/08/23 1 doc(s)
Texas a popular place for those from other states Lufkin Daily News  Nichols, R. 12/08/23  
Texas behind on even basic literacy rates Waco Tribune Herald  Perryman, M. 12/07/23  
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says GOP voters should demand House members oust Speaker Dade Phelan Corpus Christi Caller Times  Moritz, J. 12/08/23  
State officials call for probe into 'antisemitism' at Dickinson High School Galveston Daily News  McLendon, B. 12/08/23  
City Council considers litigation for if Senate Bill SB 4 passes Laredo Morning Times  Gomez Jr., D. 12/08/23  
Texas Judge Grants Woman’s Request for Abortion, in Rare Post-Roe Case New York Times  Goodman, J. 12/08/23  
Texas and the Politics of School Choice Wall Street Journal  Editorial 12/08/23  
Texas Judge Grants Pregnant Woman’s Request for Abortion Wall Street Journal  Calfas, J. 12/08/23  

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