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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
Country of origin labeling may harm small businesses in Texas Dallas Morning News  Garza, K. 06/10/24 1 doc(s)
Gov. Abbott's failed Operation Lone Star must end San Antonio Express News  Cruz, S. 06/10/24 2 doc(s)
School districts across the Houston region are cutting budgets to cover $857M in shortfalls Houston Chronicle  Garcia, G. 06/10/24 5 doc(s)
A new national stock exchange could be coming to Texas. Here's what we know. Austin American Statesman  Salgado, B. 06/10/24 1 doc(s)
North Texas mom calls on state lawmakers to address sexual, AI-generated deepfakes Dallas Morning News  Rogers, C. 06/10/24 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Dallas charter changes could decriminalize marijuana, increase council pay, term length Dallas Morning News  Chhetri, D. 06/10/24 1 doc(s)
Texas Democratic platform supports guaranteed right to abortion, opposes school choice Dallas Morning News  Torres, A. 06/10/24 1 TX bill
3 Texas counties newly approved for federal disaster declaration following severe storms Dallas Morning News  Ferguson, L. 06/10/24 1 doc(s)
In Texas, can you drive with expired vehicle registration tags? What you need to know Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Jackson, T. 06/10/24  
Possible Battleship Texas move to Galveston's Pier 21 sparks outcry over waterfront restaurant view Houston Chronicle  Orozco, Y. 06/10/24 1 doc(s)
ITC moves to impose more tariffs on Asian solar cells, threatening to slow industry boom in Texas San Antonio Express News  Osborne, J. 06/10/24 3 doc(s)
HISD students are crawling under stalled trains to get to school. Where’s the outrage? Houston Chronicle  Editorial 06/09/24  
Biden's new asylum crackdown is politically driven, bad policy San Antonio Express News  Editorial 06/09/24 4 doc(s)
This summer, let’s help kids unplug and play Dallas Morning News  Editorial 06/08/24  
Thumbs up, thumbs down Houston Chronicle  Editorial 06/08/24  
The conservative case for clean energy and climate security action in Texas Austin American Statesman  Linenschmidt, L. 06/09/24  
Americans are kidding themselves: Insider narratives are beating out verifiable facts Dallas Morning News  Sanders, R. 06/09/24  
Dallas got duped, and it’s our fault Dallas Morning News  Armstrong, J. 06/09/24  
Cook health plan serves Fort Worth children in need. Don’t let Texas screw it up Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Montgomery, S. 06/09/24  
Wasting disease is serious threat to deer. Let’s back Texas’ effort to deal with it Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Angelo, E. 06/09/24 3 doc(s)
Here’s how states can optimize $50 billion in opioid settlement funds Fort Worth Star-Telegram  O'Connor, K. 06/09/24 1 doc(s)
This is Texas. Of course radio host Ryan Hamilton's abortion story is believable. Houston Chronicle  Preyor-Johnson, N. 06/09/24 1 TX bill
Mike Miles on HISD: 'I can unequivocally say we have had a successful year' Houston Chronicle  Miles, M. 06/09/24  
I am an HISD teacher. After a year of disrespect, I am ready to leave. Houston Chronicle  Blessington, J. 06/09/24  
Former HISD Superintendent Rod Paige: The takeover experiment matters to the entire U.S. Houston Chronicle  Paige, R. 06/09/24 2 doc(s)
I was hopeful for Mike Miles' HISD takeover. Now I'm protesting it. Houston Chronicle  McDonough, R. 06/09/24 2 doc(s)
Abbott needs to call special session to fund public schools San Antonio Express News  Allison, S. 06/09/24 3 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Texas Republicans have all the power in Austin. So why are they so aggrieved? San Antonio Express News  Garcia, B. 06/09/24  
Meet the water supply first responders   McKenzie, W. 06/09/24 2 doc(s)
Republicans want Harris County voters to miss this election Houston Chronicle  Hollins, C. 06/08/24 6 doc(s)
What does shortage of Travis County Jail officers mean for incarcerated people? Austin American Statesman  Lin, S. 06/09/24 1 doc(s)
UIL plans vote that could drastically alter postseason format for basketball, other sports Dallas Morning News  Taylor, M. 06/09/24 1 doc(s)
How the Texas Stock Exchange could reshape Dallas and the national stock market Dallas Morning News  Mejia-Hilario, I. 06/09/24  
How a couple found themselves tangled in Texas’ strict abortion laws after miscarriage Dallas Morning News  Wolf, M. 06/09/24 2 TX bill(s) 3 doc(s)
H-E-B’s Charles Butt spends big to boost public schools. Why did he cut back before key elections? Houston Chronicle  McKinley, E. 06/09/24  
Dade Phelan’s critics blame Democrats for his GOP primary win. Here’s what the data says Houston Chronicle  Goldenstein, T. 06/09/24 1 doc(s)
Texas officials killed 249 deer at a North Texas ranch. Here's why Houston Chronicle  Wyatt, M. 06/09/24 9 doc(s)
Beto O'Rourke opens 2024 Texas Democratic Convention in El Paso: 'This moment is ours' Austin American Statesman  Powell, A. 06/08/24  
Federal appellate court finds some Llano County book removals violated First Amendment Austin American Statesman  Wagner, B. 06/08/24 3 doc(s)
STAAR results: Texas high schoolers performed higher in English, lower in U.S. history Dallas Morning News  Rodrigues, M. 06/08/24 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Blue Cross Blue Shield may soon become unavailable to Baylor Scott & White Health patients Dallas Morning News  Mejia-Hilario, I. 06/08/24  
Houston city leaders want extra HPD cadet class, new fees and drainage dollars in next year's budget Houston Chronicle  Cheng, Y. 06/08/24  
HISD lags behind statewide performance on STAAR end-of-course exams Houston Chronicle  Mizan, N. 06/08/24 1 doc(s)
Glitches put the brakes on Bexar County’s transition to new online criminal case system San Antonio Express News  Zavala, E. 06/08/24  
Your Alamo memento — and your story — could end up in the Alamo’s new museum San Antonio Express News  Huddleston, S. 06/08/24 1 doc(s)
Think you used a lot of electricity last summer? CPS Energy boss says you ain't seen nothing yet. San Antonio Express News  DiNatale, S. 06/08/24  
Are some voters' ballots not so secret? Texas lawmakers need to fix mess they created Austin American Statesman  Grumet, B. 06/09/24 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Ask PolitiFact: Does Joe Biden's asylum order ‘shut down’ the border? Austin American Statesman  Swanson, A. 06/09/24 2 doc(s)
AG Paxton continues fight against court-ordered deposition in latest filing with SCOTX Austin American Statesman  Gore, H. 06/09/24 1 TX bill 9 doc(s)
How does Ronald Reagan fit in to the present-day strife among Texas Republicans? Austin American Statesman  Moritz, J. 06/09/24  
'Apathy is deadly': Gun violence takes center stage at 2024 Texas Democratic Convention Austin American Statesman  Martinez, A. 06/09/24  
4 years after George Floyd's death, has corporate America kept promises to Black America? Austin American Statesman  Guynn, J. 06/09/24 8 doc(s)
Texas Democrats to focus on gaining ground in November, boosting their urban advantage Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 06/09/24  
Colin Allred attacks Ted Cruz as self-serving ‘me guy’ at Texas Democratic convention Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 06/09/24  
Are homeowner’s insurance prices driving you batty? You’re not alone Dallas Morning News  Lieber, D. 06/09/24  
Better than ‘a few condoms’: Dallas College students get a big win on birth control Dallas Morning News  Grigsby, S. 06/09/24 2 doc(s)
Harris County prosecutors will seek death penalty in 2022 Cpl. Charles Galloway killing Houston Chronicle  Hensley, N. 06/09/24  
Colin Allred calls out Ted Cruz as the ultimate 'me guy' in speech to Texas Democrats Houston Chronicle  McKinley, E. 06/09/24  
Biden’s immigration order is a political stunt. Only congressional action will deliver real solutions. Houston Chronicle  Tomlinson, C. 06/09/24 1 doc(s)
Sugar Land, Texas A&M, developers answer Texas' call for new natural gas power plants Houston Chronicle  Hao, C. 06/09/24 1 TX bill 4 doc(s)
Which city in Texas has the worst summer weather? Here's how we ranked them Houston Chronicle  Franze, A. 06/09/24  
In El Paso, Beto O’Rourke warns that Democrats are in a fight against fascism Houston Chronicle  McKinley, E. 06/09/24  
Montgomery County commissioners to fund $19M direct connector road project Houston Chronicle  Dominguez, C. 06/09/24 1 doc(s)
Lawsuit: FedEx, UPS aided Uvalde school shooter by shipping him rifle, trigger system Houston Chronicle  Eaton, E. 06/09/24 2 doc(s)
CPS Energy enters competitive battle for Texas Energy Fund loans to build gas-powered plants San Antonio Express News  DiNatale, S. 06/09/24 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
New Texas Democratic group hopes to pump millions into neglected party infrastructure San Antonio Express News  Scherer, J. 06/09/24  
Texas tells local election officials to stop releasing information that exposes how some people vote San Antonio Express News  Contreras, N. 06/09/24 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
How a chance meeting helped Texas become the nation’s top beekeeping state San Antonio Express News  Foxhall, E. 06/09/24 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Dallas pension system’s dismal 10-year return has some questioning fund’s management Dallas Morning News  Chhetri, D. 06/08/24 1 TX bill
Unlike Republicans, Texas Democrats not interested in closed primaries Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 06/08/24  
HISD names 8 west division schools for rebuilds, renovations under bond proposal Houston Chronicle  Kelly, S. 06/08/24  
HISD Superintendent Mike Miles agrees to meet with Houston City Council Houston Chronicle  Mizan, N. 06/08/24  
Harris County must make changes to ensure its financial stability, budget report says Houston Chronicle  Rice, J. 06/08/24 1 doc(s)
UNT selects Harrison Keller as sole finalist in its search for new president San Antonio Express News  Rodrigues, M. 06/08/24  
YouTuber Brandon Herrera to request a recount in election lost to U.S. Rep. Tony Gonzales San Antonio Express News  Harris, C. 06/08/24  
Texas Supreme Court rules against Bexar Appraisal District in fight with disabled Air Force veteran San Antonio Express News  Danner, P. 06/08/24 4 doc(s)
Texas faces 16% chance of grid emergency during evenings in August, ERCOT says San Antonio Express News  DiNatale, S. 06/08/24 2 doc(s)
Latinos on the Border, Once Reliable Democrats, Waver Over Migrant Surges New York Times  Sandoval, E. 06/09/24  
Why Biden Is Right to Curb Immigration New York Times  Kristof, N. 06/09/24  
The Heat Wave Scenario That Keeps Climate Scientists Up at Night New York Times  Goodell, J. 06/09/24  
Republicans Are ‘Running Out of States’ to Pass New Transgender Restrictions New York Times  Harmon, A. 06/09/24  
Biden’s Border Crackdown Could Disproportionately Affect Families New York Times  Jordan, M. 06/09/24  
A Texas Stock Exchange Wants to Take on New York. The Odds Aren’t Good. Wall Street Journal  Osipovich, A. 06/09/24  
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     06/10/24  

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