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

  • Review an analysis of the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund that was included as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. (Council of State Governments, accessed April 7, 2021)
  • Explore the water safety and quality guide from Consumer Reports. (Consumer Reports, updated April 2, 2021)
  • Read about efforts to combat aquatic invasive species in Texas. (Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, April 7, 2021)
  • Find lists of judges and clerks in Texas by county. (Office of Court Administration, accessed April 7, 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.