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

  • Review current and proposed state laws related to artificial intelligence (AI). (Electronic Privacy Information Center, August 3, 2023)
  • Read about federal and state courts. (Congressional Research Service, August 2, 2023)
  • Track heat-related illness throughout the country by jurisdiction and county. (HHS Office of Climate Change and Health Equity / DOT National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, released August 9, 2023)
  • Find ballot language and explanatory statements for the November 7, 2023, Constitutional Amendments Election. (Texas Secretary of State, accessed August 9, 2023)


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.