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

  • Review how child tax credits have affected household incomes of eligible families with children. (Tax Policy Center, November 4, 2021)
  • Consider how personal income has changed over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Pew Charitable Trusts, November 15, 2021)
  • Read about how coffee and tea consumption affects risk of stroke or dementia. (PLOS Medicine, November 16, 2021)
  • Keep your pets safe on Thanksgiving and around other holidays. (American Veterinary Medical Association, ©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.