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

  • Calculate the living wage for your area. (Dr. Amy K. Glasmeier and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ©2021)
  • Read about CEO pay. (Economic Policy Institute, August 10, 2021)
  • Find new hunting regulations effective September 1, 2021. (Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, August 18, 2021)
  • Review redistricting data for Texas counties and places. (Texas Demographic Center, accessed August 18, 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.