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

  • Consider how much income seniors need to live independently. (University of Massachusetts Boston, ©2021)
  • Find resources on how to report and prevent illegal dumping. (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, July 13, 2022)
  • Read about occupational licensing for immigrants. (Council of State Governments, September 7, 2022)
  • Explore campaign finance disclosure requirements by state. (National Conference of State Legislatures, July 5, 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.


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