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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
The real cost of Texas Republicans’ absolutism Dallas Morning News  Editorial 05/30/24 1 doc(s)
As climate changes, 2024 may be one of our cooler summers San Antonio Express News  Editorial 05/30/24 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Texas schools needed better instructional materials Dallas Morning News  Creighton, B. 05/30/24 1 TX bill
How weird attack signs (and Gov. Abbott) helped Fort Worth candidates beat the far right Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Kennedy, B. 05/30/24  
Dade Phelan survived GOP primary runoff but some fellow Republicans still gunning for him Austin American Statesman  Moritz, J. 05/30/24  
‘My demons come out’: Homeless vet talks addiction, joins push for harm reduction funding Austin American Statesman  Seipp, S. 05/30/24 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Fort Worth ISD school board avoids school closures after weighing consolidation plans Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Ruiz, L. 05/30/24 1 doc(s)
Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan beats right-wing challenger David Covey and secures sixth term Houston Chronicle  Harris, C. 05/30/24  
After GOP runoff election, Greg Abbott says Texas House now has the votes to pass school vouchers Houston Chronicle  McKinley, E. 05/30/24  
U.S. Rep. Tony Gonzales wins in GOP primary runoff election against 'AK Guy' Brandon Herrera San Antonio Express News  Wermund, B. 05/30/24  
Off to the races: Texas Republicans, Democrats set candidates for November election Austin American Statesman  Gore, H. 05/30/24  
Greg Abbott predicts victory for his ‘school choice’ plan after a strong primary season Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 05/30/24  
Texas House incumbents Holland, Frazier, Stucky, Klick defeated in GOP runoffs Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 05/30/24  
Brent Hagenbuch defeats Jace Yarbrough in GOP Senate runoff for a North Texas seat Dallas Morning News  Jankowski, P. 05/30/24  
Incumbent Pam Little wins Republican runoff for North Texas State Board of Education seat Dallas Morning News  Olivares, V. 05/30/24  
House Ethics Committee opens investigation into Henry Cuellar corruption allegations Dallas Morning News  Morton, J. 05/30/24 5 doc(s)
Oil magnate and Kimbell Art Museum philanthropist Ben Fortson dies Dallas Morning News  Mejia-Hilario, I. 05/30/24  
ER nurse Molly Cook defeats Jarvis Johnson in race for John Whitmire's Texas Senate seat Houston Chronicle  Cheng, Y. 05/30/24  
Lauren Ashley Simmons defeats Houston state Rep. Shawn Thierry in heated primary runoff Houston Chronicle  Goldenstein, T. 05/30/24  
ERCOT's calls for Texans to conserve power not likely to end anytime soon as grid stays stretched San Antonio Express News  DiNatale, S. 05/30/24  
Phelan vs. Covey: House District 21 runoff culminates on Election Day Beaumont Enterprise  Faye, M. 05/29/24  
Wharton declares victory in Texas House District 12 primary runoff Bryan Eagle  McClenagan, K. 05/29/24  
Castellano wins Texas’ District 80 primary over Rosie Cuellar Laredo Morning Times  De La Rosa, J. 05/29/24  
Furman beats Garza for Republican nomination in District 28 race Laredo Morning Times  Mack, J. 05/29/24  
‘We have a lot of work to do’: VanDeaver wins GOP nomination for Texas House Texarkana Gazette  Wyatt, M. 05/29/24  
Louderback wins race for nomination for HD 30 Victoria Advocate  Green, C. 05/29/24  
Here’s What Happened in the Texas Runoff Elections New York Times  Astor, M. 05/30/24  
In a Texas G.O.P. at War With Itself, the Hard Right Is Gaining New York Times  Goodman, J. 05/30/24  
Children Win the Texas Election Runoffs Wall Street Journal  Editorial 05/30/24  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     05/30/24  

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