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

  • Consider repayment challenges faced by student loan borrowers. (Pew Charitable Trusts, June 28, 2021)
  • See annual oil and gas production by county in Texas. (Railroad Commission of Texas, accessed June 30, 2021)
  • Track the prevalence of COVID-19 variants. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, accessed June 30, 2021)
  • Read about new requirements designed to reduce the number of robocalls. (Federal Communication Commission, accessed June 30, 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.