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

  • Find electric vehicle charging stations. (Alternative Fuels Data Center, U.S. Department of Energy, accessed May 11, 2022)
  • Review recent county health rankings. (County Health Rankings & Roadmap, University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, April 2022)
  • Read about surveillance conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). (Georgetown Law, Center on Privacy and Technology, May 10, 2022)
  • See where tiny plastic beads called nurdles are washing ashore. (Nurdle Patrol, accessed May 11, 2022)


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.