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

  • Consider how cyberattacks can exploit the vulnerabilities of U.S. energy pipelines. (Congressional Research Service, May 11, 2021)
  • Read about prediabetes and ways to prevent type 2 diabetes. (American Heart Association, May 4, 2021)
  • Explore data and statistics from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. (Texas Department of Family & Protective Services, accessed May 12, 2021)
  • Find resources and information for counties related to the American Rescue Plan Act funds. (Texas Association of Counties, May 10, 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.