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

  • Track current wildfire activity in Texas. (Texas A&M Forest Service, accessed July 21, 2022)
  • Review federal legislation related to market-based greenhouse gas emission reduction. (Congressional Research Service, updated July 18, 2022)
  • Explore introduced and enacted state legislation related to cybersecurity. (National Conference of State Legislatures, July 5, 2022)
  • Consider how heat and humidity affect the ability of the human body to cool itself. (The Conversation, July 6, 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.