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

  • Explore law enforcement legislation by state from May 2020 through May 2022. (National Conference of State Legislatures, August 22, 2022)
  • Review the most recent food price outlook forecasts for 2022 and 2023. (Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, August 25, 2022)
  • Track two decades of opioid overdoses in the U.S. (JAMA Network Open, July 28, 2022)
  • Consider the potential economic impact of millions of Americans' employment statuses affected by long Covid. (Brookings, August 24, 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.