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

  • Read about actions taken by the Federal Trade Commission to protect consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Federal Trade Commission, April 2021)
  • See sources of state revenue by state. (Pew Data Visualization, April 21, 2021)
  • Read tips about lowering the amount of heavy metals consumed via baby food. (Nemours, March 2021)
  • Find resources related to identifying and preventing human trafficking. (Texas Health & Human Services Commission, accessed April 21, 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.