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

  • Review a brief overview of the apportionment and redistricting process following the 2020 Census. (Congressional Research Service, April 27, 2021)
  • Find information related to consumable hemp products. (Texas Department of State Health Services, updated March 10, 2021)
  • See the dates for the 2021-2022 hunting season in Texas. (Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, accessed April 28, 2021)
  • Explore obesity prevalence by state. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, March 31, 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.