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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
14 Democratic state AGs call for federal probe into Daniel Perry killing of BLM protester Austin American Statesman  Seipp, S. 06/02/24 3 doc(s)
Texas is investing in better mental health Dallas Morning News  Zerwas, J. 06/03/24 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Could Texas’ new state-crafted lessons boost children’s reading? Dallas Morning News  Richman, T. 06/03/24 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
State kills hundreds of deer at North Texas ranch, after years of legal fights Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Brindley, E. 06/03/24 1 TX bill 6 doc(s)
Dade Phelan escaped a primary threat. Now he faces a GOP battle for his speakership San Antonio Express News  Harris, C. 06/03/24  
UT to celebrate entry into SEC with 'Texas-sized party' featuring 'global superstar' Austin American Statesman  Yum, C. 06/01/24  
Texas lawmakers could take up tollway reform in 2025 legislative session Dallas Morning News  Berard, Y. 06/01/24  
TEA unveils 100,000 pages of ready-made lesson plans for use in Texas classrooms Houston Chronicle  McKinley, E. 05/31/24 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Even Frisco ISD is feeling the pinch because of legislative inertia Dallas Morning News  Editorial 06/02/24  
How Cuellar, flush with power and money, got his 'juice' San Antonio Express News  Editorial 06/02/24  
Thumbs up, thumbs down Houston Chronicle  Editorial 05/31/24  
And the winner of Tuesday's runoff is ... Gov. Greg Abbott San Antonio Express News  Editorial 05/31/24  
America’s next crisis: Old Age Dallas Morning News  Cothrum, D. 06/02/24 4 doc(s)
It’s time to ban smartphones in schools Dallas Morning News  Holtberg, A. 06/02/24  
Here's how Dade Phelan can hang onto House speakership Houston Chronicle  Jones, M. 06/02/24  
Vouchers will erode public schools, especially in rural Texas San Antonio Express News  Preyor-Johnson, N. 06/02/24  
Tony Gonzales' lucky streak continues with runoff win San Antonio Express News  Garcia, G. 06/02/24  
Death penalty in the US: Which states still execute inmates, who has executed the most? Austin American Statesman  Myers, A. 06/02/24 2 doc(s)
Have Mike Miles' strict reforms improved Houston ISD in his first year? Here's what the data says. Houston Chronicle  Menchaca, M. 06/02/24 12 doc(s)
Texas Supreme Court rejects challenge brought by 20 women denied abortions, upholds ban Austin American Statesman  Wagner, B. 06/01/24 1 TX bill 4 doc(s)
Texas Supreme Court rules against women citing medical need in abortion cases Dallas Morning News  Wolf, M. 06/01/24 5 doc(s)
Full costs of Dallas-area storm damage could take months to determine, officials say Dallas Morning News  Bailey Jr., E. 06/01/24  
Texas Supreme Court declines to clarify abortion ban in suit from 20 women who suffered emergencies Houston Chronicle  Goldenstein, T. 06/01/24 11 doc(s)
HISD unveils historic $4.4B bond for school upgrades and tech, marking the largest in Texas Houston Chronicle  Mizan, N. 06/01/24  
Texas Supreme Court could hear lawsuit asking for parental rights over IVF embryos Austin American Statesman  Wagner, B. 05/31/24 3 doc(s)
Mayor Whitmire to scrap $3.5M ShotSpotter program, calling it a ‘gimmick’ conceived by contractors Houston Chronicle  Cheng, Y. 05/31/24 1 doc(s)
Verdict in Donald Trump's trial a sham or justice? It depends on which boat you are in. Austin American Statesman  Moritz, J. 06/02/24  
Another Austin massage parlor closes, accused of illegal sex activity by AG's office Austin American Statesman  Seipp, S. 06/02/24  
North Texas Tollway Authority is overly harsh and called ‘a dysfunctional empire’ Dallas Morning News  Lieber, D. 06/02/24  
Texas leads in heavy weather events this year Dallas Morning News  Adriano, J. 06/02/24  
If you have Medicaid in Texas, a big change could be coming to your health insurance Fort Worth Star-Telegram  McCarthy, C. 06/02/24 4 doc(s)
More depositions ordered in botched Harding Street Raid civil rights lawsuit Houston Chronicle  Ferguson, J. 06/02/24 3 doc(s)
The Gulf of Mexico has never been so warm this early. What does it mean for hurricane season? Houston Chronicle  Ballard, J. 06/02/24 1 doc(s)
Accused of taking GOP money, Houston Democrat Shawn Thierry still hasn’t named donors Houston Chronicle  Goldenstein, T. 06/02/24 1 doc(s)
Did 'stay woke' originate in Houston? The famed social justice slogan is celebrating 100 years Houston Chronicle  Sewing, J. 06/02/24 1 doc(s)
Texas Republicans want rural voters to count more than city slickers, pushing radical policies Houston Chronicle  Tomlinson, C. 06/02/24 1 doc(s)
Hurricane season is almost here. Here's what to know about the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. Houston Chronicle  Grieder, E. 06/02/24 2 TX bill(s)
Despite pressure, Amarillo City Council punts on abortion travel ban petition San Antonio Express News  Carver, J. 06/02/24 1 TX bill 2 doc(s)
Texas top court won't guarantee right to abortion in complicated pregnancies Austin American Statesman  Pierson, B. 06/01/24 5 doc(s)
In May, Texas has logged the most reports of large hail in a month ever. Here’s why. San Antonio Express News  Franze, A. 06/01/24 1 doc(s)
Texas Education Agency seeks to boost student rigor, help teachers with new class content Austin American Statesman  Heath, K. 05/31/24 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Flyer warns Texas voters: ‘Don’t make us report you to President Trump!’ Austin American Statesman  Cruz, M. 05/31/24  
After bruising runoff, Dade Phelan pivots toward fight to remain Tex-as House speaker Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 05/31/24  
Craig Goldman defeats John O’Shea in GOP runoff to replace U.S. Rep. Kay Granger Dallas Morning News  Morton, J. 05/31/24  
Texas DPS investigating anti-government extremist decal on trooper car in Dallas Dallas Morning News  Bahari, S. 05/31/24  
34 guilty verdicts for Trump, 2 very different reactions from Texas Republicans, Democrats Dallas Morning News  Staff 05/31/24  
Judge adds Harris County 2022 judicial election redo to next year’s ballot Houston Chronicle  Rice, J. 05/31/24 1 doc(s)
Mexican election offers possible reset for Texas oil companies Houston Chronicle  Osborne, J. 05/31/24  
ERCOT's calls for Texans to conserve power not likely to end anytime soon as grid stays stretched Houston Chronicle  DiNatale, S. 05/31/24 1 doc(s)
Houston-area's economic growth beats Chicago's and places second in U.S. Houston Chronicle  Grieder, E. 05/31/24  
Last day: Institute of Texan Cultures to hold farewell open house San Antonio Express News  Huddleston, S. 05/31/24 2 doc(s)
Lab-grown meat isn’t on store shelves yet, but some states have already banned it San Antonio Express News  Durbin, D. 05/31/24 1 doc(s)
Sports Gambling Is a Ticking Time Bomb New York Times  Steinberg, L. 06/02/24  
Texas Supreme Court Rejects Challenge on Exceptions to Abortion Ban New York Times  Zernike, K. 06/01/24  
Texas Supreme Court Declines to Expand Access to Emergency Abortions Wall Street Journal  Kusisto, L. 06/01/24  

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