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Current Articles & Research Resources, October 14

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

  • Read about differences in symptoms of COVID-19 and the flu. (John Hopkins Medicine, updated September 28, 2021)
  • Review monthly border security reports. (Texas Department of Public Safety, accessed October 13, 2021)
  • Explore major recurring reports from the Congressional Budget Office. (Congressional Budget Office, accessed October 13, 2021)
  • Consider the benefits and drawbacks of daily low-dose aspirin use for lowering the risk of a first heart attack or stroke. (U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, October 12, 2021)

 

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.

Current Articles & Research Resources, October 7

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

  • Read a recent report related to disproportionality and disparities in child removals carried out by child protective services. (Texas Department of Family & Protective Services, October 1, 2021)
  • Track mail delays by zip code. (The Washington Post, updated September 30, 2021)
  • Review a proposed rule related to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. (Federal Register, September 28, 2021)
  • Explore a mapping tool that predicts where lead pipes are most likely to be. (Fast Company, October 4, 2021)

 

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.

Current Articles & Research Resources, September 30

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

  • Read about economic aspects of child care and early education. (U.S. Department of the Treasury, September 2021)
  • Consider wage growth during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Pew Research Center, September 7, 2021)
  • Find health care providers in your area. (U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, accessed September 23, 2021)
  • Explore life expectancy estimates in the U.S. for 2020. (National Center for Health Statistics, July 2021)

 

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.

Current Articles & Research Resources, September 23

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

  • Read about drought monitoring, policies, and research in the U.S. (Congressional Research Service, September 16, 2021)
  • Track obesity prevalence via maps. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, September 15, 2021)
  • Consider how likely people are to access news through social media. (Pew Research Center, September 20, 2021)
  • Explore how public transportation may affect health equity. (Health Affairs Health Policy Brief, July 2021)
  • Review new guidance related to applying for Coronavirus Capital Project Fund payments. (U.S. Department of the Treasury, September 20, 2021)

 

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.

Current Articles & Research Resources, September 16

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

  • Explore information about uninsured children by state. (Center for Children & Families (CCF), ©2021)
  • Consider statistics that illustrate the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccines. (The Heritage Foundation, August 12, 2021)
  • Find out how to hide your house on online mapping services such as Google Maps. (Lifehacker, September 2, 2021)
  • See when is the best time to view fall foliage in different parts of the country. (SmokyMountains.com, accessed September 15, 2021)

 

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.

Current Articles & Research Resources, September 9

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

  • Explore the affordable housing gallery by region of the state. (Texas Department of Housing & Community Development, accessed September 8, 2021)
  • Read about improving access to monoclonal antibody therapy. (Health Affairs blog, September 7, 2021)
  • Find resources related to preparing, planning for, and managing natural disasters. (National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, August 31, 2021)
  • Consider the role of solar energy in the nation's power grids. (U.S. Department of Energy, September 8, 2021)

 

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.

Current Articles & Research Resources, September 2

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

  • Read a midyear report on consumer protection related to surprise medical bills. (Texas Department of Insurance, July 2021)
  • Track which school districts across the country are shutting down due to COVID-19. (District Administration, September 2, 2021)
  • See a list of governmental entities who are not in compliance with Executive Order GA-38. (Attorney General of Texas, updated September 1, 2021)
  • Review emergency license extensions due to COVID-19. (Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, accessed September 1, 2021)
  • Consider how much access data brokers have to consumer information. (Sanford School of Public Policy, ©2021)

 

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.

Current Articles & Research Resources, August 26

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

  • Review a proposed federal rule related to health care price transparency, patient safety, and access to emergency care in rural areas. (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, July 19, 2021)
  • Consider public opinion on whether the government should restrict misinformation online. (Pew Research Center, August 18, 2021)
  • Read about the newly-established Broadband Development Office. (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, August 2, 2021)
  • Find answers to common questions about Regeneron's monoclonal antibodies treatment for some COVID-19 infections. (U.S. Food and Drug Administration, July 30, 2021)

 

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.

Current Articles & Research Resources, August 19

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

  • Calculate the living wage for your area. (Dr. Amy K. Glasmeier and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, ©2021)
  • Read about CEO pay. (Economic Policy Institute, August 10, 2021)
  • Find new hunting regulations effective September 1, 2021. (Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, August 18, 2021)
  • Review redistricting data for Texas counties and places. (Texas Demographic Center, accessed August 18, 2021)

 

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.

Current Articles & Research Resources, August 12

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

  • Consider whether the U.S. Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade. (The Heritage Foundation, August 11, 2021)
  • Track population growth among the 50 states. (Pew Charitable Trusts, updated July 27, 2021)
  • Read about recent efforts by state legislatures to limit public health authority. (Network for Public Health Law, May 2021)
  • Review remote work and in-person work accomodations for employees with disabilities. (Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law School, August 4, 2021)
  • Explore the state of primary care in all 254 Texas counties. (Texas Primary Care Consortium, accessed August 11, 2021)

 

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.

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