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

  • Consider how Americans consume news media across various platforms. (Pew Research Center, September 20, 2022)
  • Explore environmental and health hazards by census tract. (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, page last reviewed: August 10, 2022)
  • Read about recent developments in voter registration policies. (Congressional Research Service, updated September 19, 2022)
  • Review information about social media challenges involving over-the-counter and prescription medications. (U.S. Food & Drug Administration, September 15, 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.