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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 students and families need school choice San Antonio Evening News  Castillo, E. 05/06/24  
Pro-Palestinian, labor rights groups hold May Day protest Sunday at UT Tower Austin American Statesman  Moreno-Paz, B. 05/06/24  
More than 2 million Texans have been dropped from Medicaid, leading the nation Dallas Morning News  Wolf, M. 05/06/24 1 TX bill 4 doc(s)
Hundreds hold pro-Palestine rally at UT Austin with no major police clashes Houston Chronicle  Goldenstein, T. 05/06/24  
Texas man asks court for permission to investigate former partner’s out-of-state abortion Dallas Morning News  Wolf, M. 05/04/24 1 TX bill
Three seats up for grabs on Travis Central Appraisal District board. Here's who won. Austin American Statesman  Gore, H. 05/06/24 1 TX bill
Flash floods sweep across Texas, killing 4-year-old in Johnson County Dallas Morning News  Bahari, S. 05/06/24  
Where’s the migrant crime in Tarrant County’s ‘border cities’? We asked police about it Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Copeland, C. 05/06/24  
Molly Cook wins special election to fill John Whitmire’s Texas Senate seat Houston Chronicle  Harris, C. 05/06/24  
Runoffs expected in two Harris County appraisal district board elections Houston Chronicle  Rice, J. 05/06/24  
As budget season looms, tension around firefighters’ deal is building between mayor and controller Houston Chronicle  Cheng, Y. 05/05/24 3 doc(s)
As Texas State reaches for the stars, it looks to stay affordable San Antonio Express News  Delgado, R. 05/05/24  
UT Austin took wrong approach with crackdown on protests, trampling free speech Austin American Statesman  Editorial 05/05/24  
Dallas County Jail population is swelling and it’s for the dumbest reason Dallas Morning News  Editorial 05/05/24  
Honor Joe as first chronicler of the Alamo battle with dignity and accuracy San Antonio Express News  Editorial 05/05/24  
May 4 election endorsements summary Houston Chronicle  Editorial 05/04/24  
Beyonce’s mom to Charles Barkley: Don’t mess with Galveston | Thumbs Houston Chronicle  Editorial 05/04/24 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Tarrant appraisal board, city and school leaders: See our local election endorsements Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 05/03/24  
Cancer prevention gets hope, put into the spotlight in 2025 Texas Legislature Austin American Statesman  Lakshmanan, R. 05/05/24 1 doc(s)
Shooting anniversaries mark decades of failed gun response Dallas Morning News  Riedman, D. 05/05/24 1 TX bill
Texas is getting hotter and drier. Here’s what we can do about it. Dallas Morning News  Nielsen-Gammon, J. 05/05/24 1 doc(s)
Ken Paxton is trying to kill Texas' guaranteed income programs. But here's how $5,108 changed my family's lives. Houston Chronicle  Sullivan, I. 05/05/24  
Right-wing lawyers are steering cases to north Texas. That's not justice. Houston Chronicle  Ombres, D. 05/05/24 9 doc(s)
Breathe in the Houston area? The EPA's new pollution rules are good for you. Houston Chronicle  Leyden, C. 05/05/24 2 doc(s)
Ted Cruz is leaning more heavily on non-Texas donors in his Senate reelection bid Houston Chronicle  Wallace, J. 05/05/24  
UT president: It wasn't a protest. It was criminal trespassing. Houston Chronicle  Hartzell, J. 05/05/24  
UT prof: Protests don’t interfere with education. Protests are education. Houston Chronicle  Canning, C. 05/05/24 1 TX bill
Blue Leadership Collaborative hopes to flip two San Antonio legislative seats San Antonio Express News  Garcia, G. 05/05/24  
HISD Superintendent Miles says cuts on the horizon as district must make up $450 million gap Houston Chronicle  Kelly, S. 05/05/24 7 doc(s)
UT Austin students say Gaza protests and arrests cast shadow over their college years San Antonio Express News  Ketterer, S. 05/05/24 1 doc(s)
President Joe Biden honors Opal Lee for her mission to ‘make history, not erase it’ Dallas Morning News  Landers, J. 05/04/24 2 doc(s)
Texas Democrat Henry Cuellar indicted on federal bribery charges Dallas Morning News  Jankowski, P. 05/04/24 1 doc(s)
Texas man files legal action to investigate ex-partner’s alleged out-of-state abortion Houston Chronicle  Goldenstein, T. 05/04/24 1 TX bill 5 doc(s)
CPS Energy seeking jury trial in case over 'unconscionable prices' for gas during Winter Storm Uri San Antonio Express News  DiNatale, S. 05/04/24  
Henry Cuellar and his wife were charged with bribery and money laundering. Here's what we know. San Antonio Express News  Hensley, N. 05/04/24 1 doc(s)
UT provides few details on planned felony gun charge related to campus protest Monday Austin American Statesman  Wagner, B. 05/05/24 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Everything you need to know about your 2024 property appraisal but were afraid to ask Dallas Morning News  Lieber, D. 05/05/24 1 TX bill
Candidates endorsed by county judge win seats on Tarrant Appraisal District board Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Bach, N. 05/05/24  
San Antonio’s CPS Energy experimenting to solve the ERCOT grid’s problems — only in miniature Houston Chronicle  Tomlinson, C. 05/05/24  
'Texas has to win': New Texas space commissioner discusses state's booming space business San Antonio Express News  Lingle, B. 05/05/24 4 TX bill(s)
SB 17's DEI cuts defunded UT-Austin's cultural graduations. Students have preserved them. Austin American Statesman  Gomez, E. 05/04/24 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
City Hall Insider: Potential changes to the city charter; funding for I-35 caps and more Austin American Statesman  McCarthy, E. 05/04/24 2 doc(s)
Justice Department sues Texas prisons alleging religious discrimination Dallas Morning News  Richman, T. 05/04/24 1 doc(s)
Pro-Palestinian protesters return to UT Dallas for prayer, urging change Dallas Morning News  Olivares, V. 05/04/24  
‘A tremendous victory.’ Company withdraws plans for private landfill near Lake Worth Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Mantas, H. 05/04/24  
Juneteenth activist Opal Lee receives Presidential Medal of Freedom at White House Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Ramos, H. 05/04/24 4 doc(s)
Cy-Fair ISD parents and students blame Gov. Greg Abbott for $138M budget crisis Houston Chronicle  Pryce, C. 05/04/24  
UTA lecturer arrested putting up tent at pro-Palestine student encampment, police say Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Lopez, N. 05/03/24  
As States Resist Federal Gender Rules, Schools Are Caught in the Middle New York Times  Harmon, A. 05/06/24  
Texas Ban on ‘Woke’ Banks Opens Door for Smaller Firms Wall Street Journal  Gillers, H. 05/06/24  
Henry Cuellar Indicted Over Bribery Scheme New York Times  Thrush, G. 05/04/24  
Texas Democrat Henry Cuellar Indicted on Corruption Charges Wall Street Journal  Gurman, S. 05/04/24  

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