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

  • Read about blood lead screening tests in Medicaid-enrolled children in five states. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, October 2021)
  • Track CDC investments in combating antibiotic resistance by state. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, accessed October 28, 2021)
  • Compare the costs of driving electric vehicles versus driving internal combustion engine vehicles. (Anderson Economic Group, October 21, 2021)
  • Consider which harmful chemicals may be present in certain fast food items. (Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, October 27, 2021)


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.