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

  • Consider apprenticeships as a pathway to working in a licensed occupation. (National Conference of State Legislature, January 2021)
  • Review recent crash statistics related to highway traffic. (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, accessed January 14, 2021)
  • Read about approaching environmental issues from a foreign policy perspective. (The Heritage Foundation, January 11, 2021)
  • See which counties in Texas are under burn bans. (Texas A&M Forest Service, updated daily)


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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