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

  • Review the updated Biennial Revenue Estimate. (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, May 2021)
  • Find out which cars are the most and least expensive to maintain and keep on the road. (, May 2, 2021)
  • Consider how lack of sleep in middle age can affect brain health in the future. (, April 27, 2021)
  • Read about oak trees still recovering from the severe winter storms in February. (Texas A&M Forest Service, May 4, 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.