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

  • Explore unemployment data during the COVID-19 pandemic for southern states. (Southern Legislative Conference, November 2020)
  • Read about Americans' current economic views. (Gallup Poll, December 2, 2020)
  • See which roadways in Texas are the most congested. (Texas A&M Transportation Institute, 2020)
  • Review an audit report of the Teacher Retirement System's fiscal year 2020 financial statements. (Texas State Auditor's Office, November 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.


Members of the Texas legislative community may request articles by using our online form or by calling 512-463-1252.