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

  • Read a recent report related to disproportionality and disparities in child removals carried out by child protective services. (Texas Department of Family & Protective Services, October 1, 2021)
  • Track mail delays by zip code. (The Washington Post, updated September 30, 2021)
  • Review a proposed rule related to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. (Federal Register, September 28, 2021)
  • Explore a mapping tool that predicts where lead pipes are most likely to be. (Fast Company, October 4, 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.