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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
How rural Wise County got smart about high-speed internet Dallas Morning News  Editorial 05/13/24 1 doc(s)
Effort to reinstate Crystal Mason's voter fraud conviction is vindictive San Antonio Express News  Editorial 05/13/24 3 doc(s)
UT commencement ceremony goes off without a hitch, but protesters rally after event Austin American Statesman  Kepner, L. 05/13/24  
University of Texas Class of 2024 celebrates commencement, praised for perseverance Austin American Statesman  Kepner, L. 05/13/24 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Outside interests pour millions of dollars into GOP primary featuring Texas House speaker Dallas Morning News  Torres, A. 05/13/24  
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. says he has the signatures to run in Texas. Here's how that could hurt Ted Cruz Houston Chronicle  Goldenstein, T. 05/13/24  
Despite plenty of job openings, Houston college grads may have to make sacrifices on pay, flexibility Houston Chronicle  Ketterer, S. 05/13/24 2 doc(s)
A tiny Texas town votes against becoming a Sanctuary City for the Unborn. What it means Austin American Statesman  Addison, B. 05/13/24 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Opal Lee, ‘grandmother of Juneteenth,’ receives honorary doctorate degree from SMU Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Lopez, N. 05/13/24 2 doc(s)
A Texas flag on Mars? Dallas Morning News  Editorial 05/12/24 1 TX bill
Stop teens from vaping? Yes. Pull them out of their classes over it? Hold on a minute Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 05/12/24 1 TX bill
Economy looking good? Thank the immigrants among us. Houston Chronicle  Editorial 05/12/24  
Now indicted, Henry Cuellar should resign from Congress San Antonio Express News  Editorial 05/12/24 1 doc(s)
Gas lawn equipment plan is the latest in Dallas City Hall virtue signaling Dallas Morning News  Editorial 05/11/24 1 TX bill
Thumbs up, thumbs down Houston Chronicle  Editorial 05/11/24  
We're veterans of peaceful protests at UT. Here's what Hartzell can do to ease tensions. Austin American Statesman  Cooksey, F. 05/12/24  
UTD president: No one was arrested for protesting Dallas Morning News  Benson, R. 05/12/24  
I'm a Harris County commissioner and a mom. Texas' abortion law endangers our daughters. Houston Chronicle  Briones, L. 05/12/24 7 doc(s)
Texas fossil fuel fealty could cost firefighters like me Dallas Morning News  Glynn, M. 05/11/24 2 TX bill(s) 2 doc(s)
Border talking points by GOP are out of date Houston Chronicle  Rampell, C. 05/11/24 2 doc(s)
Texas sure has a funny way of showing teachers appreciation San Antonio Express News  Chapman, E. 05/11/24  
How a pop-up ticket vendor with financial troubles aided in a surefire Texas lotto win Houston Chronicle  Dexheimer, E. 05/12/24 4 doc(s)
Who's to blame for HPD's dropped cases scandal? It extends far beyond Houston's ousted police chief. Houston Chronicle  Satija, N. 05/12/24  
Only handful of voters participated in some Austin disannexation propositions. Were they aware? Austin American Statesman  Gomez, E. 05/11/24  
Opal Lee, Grandmother of Juneteenth, reflects on life of activism, community Dallas Morning News  Waters, L. 05/11/24 2 doc(s)
Recent storms highlight flood risk in Houston-area development Colony Ridge Houston Chronicle  Staff 05/11/24 3 doc(s)
TxDOT wants to spend $740 billion over next 25 years. But first, they want to know what you think Houston Chronicle  Begley, D. 05/11/24 1 doc(s)
Whitmire says it's the dawn of a new era with Texas Land Commissioner as hurricane season nears Houston Chronicle  Church, A. 05/11/24 3 doc(s)
Where’s the line between church and state? In Texas charter schools, it’s fading San Antonio Express News  Dexheimer, E. 05/11/24  
Texas Supreme Court denies woman damages after failed sterilization led to pregnancy Austin American Statesman  Wagner, B. 05/12/24 2 doc(s)
Police were advised to avoid mass arrests; then came the US campus protests Austin American Statesman  Trotta, D. 05/12/24 2 doc(s)
UT plans to build $145M housing complex, add 800 beds on campus for first time since 2007 Austin American Statesman  Kepner, L. 05/12/24  
Taylor foundation donates 68 acres for new University of Texas facility near Samsung Austin American Statesman  Osborn, C. 05/12/24  
Environmentalists ignore renewables’ waste Austin American Statesman  Campbell, B. 05/12/24  
'Chance of a lifetime': UT System approves Julie Philley as next UT-Tyler president Austin American Statesman  Kepner, L. 05/12/24  
Warning signs: Tales of deception in the Texas electricity market Dallas Morning News  Lieber, D. 05/12/24 1 doc(s)
No, North Texans don’t need to be worried about bird flu right now, health experts says Dallas Morning News  Fauzia, M. 05/12/24 2 doc(s)
HISD's Black, Hispanic students underrepresented in GT program in 2022-23 year, report finds Houston Chronicle  Menchaca, M. 05/12/24 1 doc(s)
After seven years, lawsuit over Central Health payments to Dell Medical School in court Austin American Statesman  Villalpando, N. 05/11/24 3 doc(s)
UT-Austin professor arrested, fired after police confrontation at Pro-Palestinian protest Austin American Statesman  Seipp, S. 05/11/24  
US dedicates $60 million to saving water along the Rio Grande as flows shrink and demands grow Dallas Morning News  Bryan, S. 05/11/24 4 doc(s)
Houston Federation of Teachers vote 'no confidence' in Superintendent Mike Miles Houston Chronicle  Mizan, N. 05/11/24 1 doc(s)
Katy ISD board member calls for legislative action to allow tracking immigration status of students San Antonio Express News  Goodman, C. 05/11/24 1 doc(s)

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