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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
Texas teachers need child care options Dallas Morning News  Editorial 05/17/24 2 doc(s)
A troubling pattern in gun theft Dallas Morning News  Editorial 05/17/24 1 doc(s)
High-speed rail crucial to keeping North Texas booming, Arlington is ready to help Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Ross, J. 05/17/24  
Senate hears horror stories over squatting in Texas: 'I still don't live in my house' Austin American Statesman  Gore, H. 05/17/24 5 doc(s)
Daniel Perry released from Texas prison within an hour after Gov. Abbott's pardon Austin American Statesman  Moritz, J. 05/17/24 4 doc(s)
Gov. Greg Abbott pardons Daniel Perry, convicted for murder of Black Lives Matter protester Houston Chronicle  Satija, N. 05/17/24 3 doc(s)
HPD's use of force incidents are rising, with the majority against Black and Hispanic drivers Houston Chronicle  DeGrood, M. 05/17/24 1 doc(s)
Texas faces 18% risk of rolling blackouts this August, reliability watchdog says San Antonio Express News  DiNatale, S. 05/17/24  
Texas State was set to host first presidential debate. How Biden, Trump upended that plan. Austin American Statesman  Kepner, L. 05/17/24  
Texas regulators approve rate hike requested by Oncor Dallas Morning News  Jankowski, P. 05/17/24 1 TX bill
Colin Allred, unknown to many voters, launches early ad campaign in race against Ted Cruz Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 05/17/24  
The unexpected Texas election this month that confused almost everybody Dallas Morning News  Lieber, D. 05/17/24 1 TX bill
Muslim advocacy group sues to stop Greg Abbott's directive to discipline pro-Palestinian students Houston Chronicle  Wermund, B. 05/17/24 2 doc(s)
Watchdog: EPA’s lead pipe fix sent about $3 billion to states based on unverified data Houston Chronicle  Phillis, M. 05/17/24 4 doc(s)
False ad depicting Dade Phelan with Nancy Pelosi could inspire new anti-deepfake legislation San Antonio Express News  Downey, R. 05/17/24 1 TX bill
State working to end Galveston-Port Bolivar ferry pass abuse Galveston Daily News  Mendiola, J. 05/16/24 2 doc(s)
Texas lawmakers urge Congress to block Mexico funding over failed water deliveries McAllen Monitor  Arevalo, D. 05/16/24 2 doc(s)
Cars being allowed off Pelican Island, hours after barge collided with bridge Beaumont Enterprise  Ferguson, J. 05/16/24  
Texas HD 12 runoff election heats up as Brazos County could play decisive role Bryan Eagle  McClenagan, K. 05/16/24  
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi breaks ground for new facility for music, theater Corpus Christi Caller Times  Garrett, O. 05/16/24  
Texas AG Ken Paxton's moves to have El Paso's Annunciation House closed temporarily El Paso Times  Powell, A. 05/16/24 3 doc(s)
Texas Governor Pardons Man in Fatal Shooting of Protester in 2020 New York Times  Goodman, J. 05/17/24  
In South Texas, Henry Cuellar’s Case Stirs an Old Feeling: Distrust New York Times  Ulloa, J. 05/17/24  
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Pardons Man Who Killed BLM Protester Wall Street Journal  Findell, E. 05/17/24  
Tony Gonzales, Brandon Herrera and the Future of the GOP Wall Street Journal  McClain, S. 05/17/24  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     05/16/24  

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