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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
Democrats saved Speaker Phelan in Republican primary runoff? That’s democracy -- not reason to close Texas primaries Houston Chronicle  Editorial 06/13/24  
Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan won his election on the merits San Antonio Express News  Editorial 06/13/24  
Legendary Fort Worth basketball coach Robert Hughes, known as Mayor of Stop Six, dies Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Engel, M. 06/13/24  
Texas Senate panel asks officials about Operation Lone Star: 'How long can we do this?' Austin American Statesman  Gore, H. 06/13/24 1 TX bill 5 doc(s)
Judge dismisses Ken Paxton's lawsuit seeking to nullify Austin's marijuana ordinance Austin American Statesman  Moritz, J. 06/13/24 1 TX bill 4 doc(s)
Federal judge blocks expanded background checks for gun sales in Texas, 3 other states Dallas Morning News  Torres, A. 06/13/24 3 doc(s)
ERCOT predicts 16% chance of an August grid emergency involving blackouts Dallas Morning News  Mejia-Hilario, I. 06/13/24 2 doc(s)
Legendary Texas high school basketball coach Robert Hughes dies at 96 Dallas Morning News  Taylor, M. 06/13/24  
Mike Miles said STAAR gains could mean faster end to state takeover Houston Chronicle  Mizan, N. 06/13/24  
UT Health San Antonio plans $100 million research tower to focus on cancer, aging, diabetes, obesity San Antonio Express News  Lingle, B. 06/13/24  
Gov. Greg Abbott names 3 judges to controversial new Texas appeals court San Antonio Express News  Goldenstein, T. 06/13/24 2 TX bill(s)
Liberty Hill wants TCEQ to reconsider order to lower phosphorus released in river Austin American Statesman  Osborn, C. 06/13/24 3 doc(s)
Texas election officials acknowledge holes in ballot secrecy Dallas Morning News  Jankowski, P. 06/13/24 2 doc(s)
Tarrant’s Republican and Democratic chairs spoke at an NAACP meeting. Here’s how it went. Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Bach, N. 06/13/24  
First bid for I-45 rebuild project opened, comes in $20M above estimates Houston Chronicle  Begley, D. 06/13/24 1 doc(s)
HISD outlines plans to slash 200 wraparound positions as some question NES expansion Houston Chronicle  Kelly, S. 06/13/24 3 doc(s)
House Republicans accuse ESG investors of working with activists as 'climate cartel' Houston Chronicle  Osborne, J. 06/13/24 2 TX bill(s) 6 doc(s)
Amarillo City Council rejects so-called abortion travel ban San Antonio Express News  Carver, J. 06/13/24 2 doc(s)
Audit: San Antonio Police Department failed to meet state deadline for nearly 10% of rape test kits San Antonio Express News  Rodriguez, M. 06/13/24 1 doc(s)
McAllen ISD educators speak out against cutting planning periods McAllen Monitor  Zapata, O. 06/12/24  
Why are Texas shrimpers dying at a staggering rate? Beaumont Enterprise  Ward, R. 06/12/24 1 doc(s)
End-of-course STAAR 2024 results show gaps persist in algebra, English Corpus Christi Caller Times    06/12/24 1 doc(s)
Commission recommends revoking GOP nominee's peace officer license Galveston Daily News  McLendon, B. 06/12/24  
Texas Tech president expected to make full recovery after hospitalization Lubbock Avalanche Journal  Rosiles, M. 06/12/24 1 doc(s)
Public hearing/formal meeting notice     06/13/24  

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