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

  • Consider the 2022 State Water Plan. (Texas Water Development Board, adopted July 7, 2021)
  • Explore Texas lakes and reservoirs. (Texas Water Development Board, accessed July 14, 2021)
  • Track which states have broadband strategies in place. (Pew Charitable Trusts, June 28, 2021)
  • See how fast your internet connection needs to be depending on what you do online. (Consumer Reports, July 13, 2021)
  • Review an updated number of deaths related to the February winter storms. (Texas Department of State Health Services, July 13, 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.