In this weekly post, we feature helpful research tools and recent articles of interest to the legislative community.

  • See upcoming dates and deadlines related to the general election. (Texas Secretary of State, accessed October 28, 2020)
  • Consider how the drop in tourism due the COVID-19 pandemic has affected state revenues. (Pew Charitable Trusts, October 14, 2020)
  • Review hunting regulations and hunting seasons by category, animal, and county. (Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, accessed October 28, 2020)
  • Explore the role of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act in online discourse and how it could be amended. (The Heritage Foundation, October 27, 2020)


Librarians review and select articles from more than 1,000 print and online sources to compile a weekly annotated list of Current Articles of interest to the legislative community. View this week's Current Articles.


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