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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 to help the Texas grid with a more robust transmission system Dallas Morning News  Baker, B. 05/28/24 2 doc(s)
Leaving Qatar is the wrong decision for Texas A&M Dallas Morning News  Edmonson, R. 05/27/24  
In tornado’s aftermath, community unites to help residents of storm-ravaged Valley View Dallas Morning News  Bahari, S. 05/28/24  
Underage drinking big issue in state Houston Chronicle  Goodwin, A. 05/28/24 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Preparing for a trip to the moon or Mars? New Texas A&M facility to allow testing of crucial tech San Antonio Express News  Leinfelder, A. 05/28/24  
Texas Republican convention shows ultraconservative flank still controls the party Austin American Statesman  Moritz, J. 05/27/24  
Late-night tornadoes kill at least 7, injure about 100 in North Texas, authorities say Dallas Morning News  Ballor, C. 05/27/24 3 TX bill(s) 5 doc(s)
Major damage, at least 7 dead in Denton & Cooke counties after tornado Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Mc. 05/27/24  
Border security, the Bible and UFOs: Here's what's in the Texas GOP's 2024 platform Austin American Statesman  Moritz, J. 05/28/24  
Some Texas vape, CBD shops have sold products with illegally high THC levels, police say Austin American Statesman  Addison, B. 05/28/24  
Powerful North Texas tornado kills 7, injures more than 100 late Saturday Austin American Statesman  Maxin, R. 05/28/24  
Majority of Texans support making marijuana legal Dallas Morning News  Bahari, S. 05/28/24 9 doc(s)
Texas Republican platform calls for teaching Bible in schools, blocking abortion drugs Dallas Morning News  Jankowski, P. 05/27/24 2 TX bill(s) 5 doc(s)
Mothers ask Texas GOP to take Delta-8 off the shelves, keep cannabis illegal in the state Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Bach, N. 05/27/24  
Ted Cruz warns Texas Republicans of tough matchup with Colin Allred Houston Chronicle  Wermund, B. 05/27/24  
Sen. Ted Cruz predicts tense primary season will not impede Republicans Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 05/26/24  
Whether he stays or goes, Henry Cuellar has put his district in a bind San Antonio Express News  Editorial 05/26/24 6 doc(s)
C.J. Stroud: California-born, but with a Houston soul | Thumbs Houston Chronicle  Editorial 05/25/24  
The cruelty of heat-related deaths inside Texas prisons is preventable Austin American Statesman  Eckhardt, S. 05/26/24 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
A bad gamble for Texas Dallas Morning News  Whitfield, J. 05/26/24 3 doc(s)
The Texas Medical Association chose gender ideology over evidence-based care Dallas Morning News  Ready, D. 05/26/24  
Is this a winning formula for Texas Republicans? Closed GOP wants to add by dividing Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Kennedy, B. 05/26/24 1 doc(s)
School districts like mine are slashing budgets, jobs, and it’s Gov. Abbott’s fault Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Davis II, D. 05/26/24 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
UT protects freedom of speech — unless the speaker is pro-Palestine Houston Chronicle  Brownlee, J. 05/26/24  
I asked you to give the HISD takeover a chance. But we've seen enough. Houston Chronicle  Eastman, A. 05/26/24  
How many parking spaces does a business need? Around Houston, the answer can be absurd. Houston Chronicle  Simpson, D. 05/26/24  
Two years after Uvalde, we’re still fighting for gun safety San Antonio Express News  Mata-Rubio, K. 05/26/24  
With Perry pardon, Abbott puts an official stamp on vigilantism San Antonio Express News  Brodesky, J. 05/26/24 3 doc(s)
Further erosion of public education starts with vouchers San Antonio Express News  Castillo, R. 05/25/24 3 doc(s)
Housing costs price families out of neighborhood schools, straining Richardson ISD budget Dallas Morning News  Richman, T. 05/26/24 1 TX bill 5 doc(s)
The rail industry is changing. A small Texas town is fighting back Dallas Morning News  Gaudet, A. 05/26/24 7 doc(s)
Texas GOP to vote on adding Bible lessons, deporting foreign protesters to party platform Houston Chronicle  Wermund, B. 05/26/24 1 doc(s)
Women, people of color most impacted by UT universities’ DEI cuts, documents show Dallas Morning News  Jankowski, P. 05/25/24 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Dallas school trustees pass budget that cuts hundreds of staff positions Dallas Morning News  Richman, T. 05/25/24 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Houston politicians, religious leaders and community give Rev. Bill Lawson a touching sendoff at church he founded Houston Chronicle  Dansby, A. 05/25/24  
At their convention, Texas Democrats will target same issues GOP did. But not in same way Austin American Statesman  Moritz, J. 05/26/24  
Uvalde shooting victims' parents sue Meta, 'Call of Duty' maker and weapons manufacturer Austin American Statesman  Seipp, S. 05/26/24  
'Part of me died': Teacher who survived Uvalde school shooting struggles with changes Austin American Statesman  Patrick, R. 05/26/24  
Texas Republican convention ends with party control over ideology, candidates strengthened Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 05/26/24  
Dallas City Council to consider resolution condemning Texas’ new immigration law Dallas Morning News  Bailey Jr., E. 05/26/24 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Where is child care needed in Dallas-Fort Worth? These neighborhoods have biggest gaps Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Ruiz, L. 05/26/24 2 doc(s)
Houston Council approves sale of White Oak trail land for I-45 rebuild, path to stay Houston Chronicle  Begley, D. 05/26/24 3 doc(s)
Chancellor John Sharp wants natural gas power plants on Texas A&M land, a potential boondoggle Houston Chronicle  Tomlinson, C. 05/26/24 2 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Lawsuit filed on Uvalde massacre anniversary targets Instagram, 'Call of Duty' creator and gun maker San Antonio Express News  Contreras, G. 05/26/24  
A 4-day school week at Northside ISD? Students and staff wouldn’t mind but parents sure would. San Antonio Express News  Huddleston, S. 05/26/24 1 doc(s)
Senate hearing on delta-8 ban in Texas is next week. How to testify for or against Austin American Statesman  Addison, B. 05/25/24 1 doc(s)
Top elected Republican leaders urge unity during Day 2 of Texas GOP Convention Austin American Statesman  Moritz, J. 05/25/24  
Central Texas Medicaid, CHIP recipients will soon lose most popular health plan Austin American Statesman  Villalpando, N. 05/25/24 6 doc(s)
Texas Republican convention approves closed primary, selects new leader Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 05/25/24  
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick donates $100,000 to Speaker Dade Phelan’s campaign opponent Dallas Morning News  Torres, A. 05/25/24  
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn commits to seeking reelection in 2026 Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 05/25/24  
In Texas, is it legal to kill a coyote that has attacked a pet or chickens? What to know Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Garcia, B. 05/25/24 1 doc(s)
Want sports betting and casinos in Texas? You’ll be betting against this GOP delegate. Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Bach, N. 05/25/24  
Democrats rip state GOP convention. Say party is out of line with Texas values Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Bach, N. 05/25/24  
Neff Elementary School 'Principal of the Year' calls for HISD superintendent Mike Miles' resignation Houston Chronicle  Mizan, N. 05/25/24  
Texans’ support for marijuana legalization, decriminalization is at an all-time high, poll shows San Antonio Express News  Castillo, R. 05/25/24 1 doc(s)
Uvalde Families Accuse Instagram, ‘Call of Duty’ and Rifle Maker of ‘Grooming’ Gunman New York Times  Goodman, J. 05/25/24  
Uvalde Families Allege Gun Maker Marketed via ‘Call of Duty,’ Instagram Wall Street Journal  Findell, E. 05/25/24  

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