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

  • Consider aspects of recent supply chain disruptions. (Congressional Research Service, May 13, 2022)
  • Review a statistical summary related to motor vehicle traffic fatalities and other crash statistics. (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, May 2022)
  • Examine statistics related to firearms commerce in the U.S. (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Annual Statistical Update 2021)
  • Read about the connection between pollution and health outcomes. (The Lancet Planetary Health, May 17, 2022)
  • Explore an FAQ about boater education and boating safety. (Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, accessed May 18, 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.