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

  • Explore state policies and actions related to natural disasters of 2019 and 2020. (National Conference of State Legislatures, January 19, 2021)
  • Review sherrifs' and constables' fees by county in Texas. (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, accessed February 2, 2021)
  • Track information related to COVID-19 vaccine administration and distribution at state, national, and global levels. (Bloomberg, accessed February 3, 2021)
  • See which notable works from 1925 enter the public domain in the United States. (Library of Congress, January 29, 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.


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