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

  • Read about economic aspects of child care and early education. (U.S. Department of the Treasury, September 2021)
  • Consider wage growth during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Pew Research Center, September 7, 2021)
  • Find health care providers in your area. (U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, accessed September 23, 2021)
  • Explore life expectancy estimates in the U.S. for 2020. (National Center for Health Statistics, July 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.