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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
Are the ballots of Texas voters still secret? Dallas Morning News  Editorial 06/24/24 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Texas needs better data on charities that post bail for poor defendants Dallas Morning News  Editorial 06/24/24 1 TX bill
Want a more reliable grid, Texas? May we suggest nuclear energy. Houston Chronicle  Graves, T. 06/24/24 1 doc(s)
San Antonio has to close the funding gap for children and youth San Antonio Express News  Martinez, C. 06/24/24 2 doc(s)
EPA to review Texas oversight of oil, gas wastewater disposal wells Austin American Statesman  Volcovici, V. 06/24/24 1 doc(s)
Abortion clinics reinvented themselves after Dobbs. They're still struggling Austin American Statesman  Yancey-Bragg, N. 06/24/24 5 doc(s)
‘We were here before Fort Worth’: A struggle to preserve historic Black settlements Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Morgan, K. 06/24/24 2 doc(s)
This major home insurance provider is scaling back renewing some policies in Texas Houston Chronicle  Osborne, J. 06/24/24 2 doc(s)
Texas Space Commission names South Texas native as its first executive director San Antonio Express News  Lingle, B. 06/24/24 1 doc(s)
Texas Ethics Commission will require influencers to disclose when they’re paid for advertisement San Antonio Express News  Downen, R. 06/24/24  
Want to retain teachers? Try a student cellphone ban Dallas Morning News  Editorial 06/23/24  
Test scores show Texas schools are on fire. Parents, what will you do about it? Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 06/23/24 2 doc(s)
In removing books, Northeast ISD continues to pander to GOP culture wars San Antonio Express News  Editorial 06/23/24 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
San Antonio City Council should show more concern about delayed rape test kits San Antonio Express News  Editorial 06/23/24  
Thumbs up, thumbs down Houston Chronicle  Editorial 06/22/24  
Texas A&M should stay in Qatar Dallas Morning News  Glassman, J. 06/23/24 1 doc(s)
Yes, surgeon general, label social media Dallas Morning News  McCloskey, A. 06/23/24 1 doc(s)
Texas Democrats want better healthcare, rewards for hard work. That’s hardly extreme Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Smith, J. 06/23/24 1 doc(s)
Banned books don’t brainwash, corrupt and indoctrinate students — they enlighten and educate us. San Antonio Express News  Gorzell, H. 06/23/24 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Texans can continue buying guns online and at gun shows without background checks Dallas Morning News  Krause, K. 06/24/24 3 doc(s)
Phony lawyer gets 14 years in scheme to dupe migrants and border agents in smuggling op Austin American Statesman  Loria, M. 06/23/24 1 doc(s)
Black market gun sales to continue in Texas, creating worries about gun violence Dallas Morning News  Krause, K. 06/23/24 6 doc(s)
‘We give them a voice’: Victims of racial violence in Dallas memorialized at Martyrs Park Dallas Morning News  Jones, A. 06/23/24  
They moved to get some peace and quiet. A roaring North Texas bitcoin mine has ruined it Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Bach, N. 06/23/24 2 doc(s)
Oil companies leak toxic gas across Texas — making local residents sick San Antonio Express News  Drane, A. 06/23/24 5 doc(s)
Texas Medical Board adopts new guidance for physicians who perform emergency abortions Austin American Statesman  Wagner, B. 06/22/24 1 TX bill 3 doc(s)
Austin ISD approves $1.2 billion budget with $41 million deficit. Here's what will be cut. Austin American Statesman  Heath, K. 06/22/24 1 doc(s)
EPA rules could close coal-fired power plants in Texas, ERCOT chief says Dallas Morning News  Jankowski, P. 06/22/24 2 doc(s)
The Supreme Court upholds a gun control law intended to protect domestic violence victims Dallas Morning News  Sherman, M. 06/22/24 4 doc(s)
The Supreme Court rejects a settlement in a water dispute between New Mexico and Texas Dallas Morning News  Whitehurst, L. 06/22/24 1 doc(s)
State medical board adopts rules on how doctors can work under abortion bans Dallas Morning News  Wolf, M. 06/22/24 3 doc(s)
Texas Medical Board approves limited guidance on when emergency abortions are allowed Houston Chronicle  Gill, J. 06/22/24 2 doc(s)
Supreme Court shoots down Texas man's appeal of gun restrictions for abuse suspect Houston Chronicle  Harris, C. 06/22/24 4 doc(s)
Houston City Hall suffers second defeat in drainage case after court rejects mayor's appeal Houston Chronicle  Lomax, J. 06/22/24 1 doc(s)
San Antonio high schools see small gains, but smaller losses, on STAAR San Antonio Express News  Manno, M. 06/22/24 1 doc(s)
Fact check: No, Texas Constitution doesn't bar Trump from running for president Austin American Statesman  Hudnall, H. 06/23/24  
Biden finally acts on border crisis, showing he could've done something about it all along Austin American Statesman  Jacques, I. 06/23/24 2 doc(s)
GOP wants Ten Commandments in class-rooms. It's had little impact at Texas Capitol Austin American Statesman  Grumet, B. 06/23/24 1 TX bill 3 doc(s)
Round Rock police: Second male suspect, a juvenile, arrested in Juneteenth shooting Austin American Statesman  Osborne, J. 06/23/24  
Your new guide to the Texas privacy law that goes into effect July 1 Dallas Morning News  Lieber, D. 06/23/24 1 TX bill
GOP targets a Biden executive order on voter registration ahead of the fall election Dallas Morning News  Cassidy, C. 06/23/24 1 doc(s)
Conroe ISD trustees say book policy caused 'collateral damage' as books are removed from classrooms Houston Chronicle  Dominguez, C. 06/23/24  
Ken Paxton’s effort to shutter Catholic migrant shelter threatens religious freedom, lawyer argues Houston Chronicle  Wermund, B. 06/23/24 3 doc(s)
HISD says $4.4B bond won’t raise taxes Houston Chronicle  Menchaca, M. 06/23/24 1 doc(s)
A Houston-area school banned male students from having long hair. A student is now leading an appeal. Houston Chronicle  Briggs, S. 06/23/24 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz leads Democrat Colin Allred in new UT poll Houston Chronicle  Wallace, J. 06/23/24  
Galveston Bay oysters were decimated by May storms. Another wave of flooding threatens them again. Houston Chronicle  Ward, R. 06/23/24  
Nuclear power making a comeback in Texas, as Republicans and Democrats approve incentives Houston Chronicle  Tomlinson, C. 06/23/24 2 doc(s)
Texas A&M University tops nation in engineering research expenditures Houston Chronicle  Ketterer, S. 06/23/24  
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says Texas should have been first to put Ten Commandments in public schools San Antonio Express News  Harris, C. 06/23/24 1 TX bill
An East Texas town wants to revolutionize how the state cares for people living with memory loss San Antonio Express News  Huff, J. 06/23/24 1 doc(s)
U.S. Supreme Court blocks the state’s Rio Grande water deal with New Mexico San Antonio Express News  Garcia, B. 06/23/24 5 doc(s)
Biden's immigration order draws mixed response in Texas. Here's what lawmakers are saying. Austin American Statesman  Chomnalez, I. 06/22/24 1 doc(s)
Latin American IT firm joins influx of companies opening headquarters in Dallas Dallas Morning News  Kersh, L. 06/22/24 2 doc(s)
Texas labor market added 41,800 jobs in May Dallas Morning News  Martin, A. 06/22/24  
North Texas doctor accused of illegally accessing records of pediatric patients Dallas Morning News  Kyle, M. 06/22/24 1 TX bill
ERCOT passes first proposed reform to program that watchdog says cost utilities $12.5B in 2023 Houston Chronicle  Hao, C. 06/22/24 6 doc(s)
Supreme Court Upholds Law Disarming Domestic Abusers New York Times  Liptak, A. 06/22/24  
SpaceX says its South Texas operation having multibillion-dollar impact San Antonio Express News  Lingle, B. 06/22/24 7 doc(s)
South San ISD will have school marshals this fall — but they won’t be teachers San Antonio Express News  Manno, M. 06/22/24 1 TX bill
Texas hits 10th-straight month of job growth with 41,800 new positions in May San Antonio Express News  DiNatale, S. 06/22/24  
Texas exodus: 35,500 Texans traveled out of state for abortions last year San Antonio Express News  Castillo, R. 06/22/24 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Supreme Court Says Domestic Abusers Can Be Denied Guns Wall Street Journal  Bravin, J. 06/22/24  
How Mark Zuckerberg’s Meta Failed Children on Safety, States Say New York Times  Singer, N. 06/24/24  
The Supreme Court’s Thoughtful Gun Ruling Wall Street Journal  Editorial 06/22/24  

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