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Current Articles & Research Resources, July 8

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

  • Explore historical federal legislative information online. (Library of Congress, July 6, 2021)
  • Consider rent relief options for landlords and tenents. (Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, ©2021)
  • Review flood maps for your area. (Federal Emergency Management Agency, updated June 22, 2021)
  • Read about federal criminal law and constitutional issues related to domestic terrorism. (Congressional Research Service, July 2, 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, July 1

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

  • Consider repayment challenges faced by student loan borrowers. (Pew Charitable Trusts, June 28, 2021)
  • See annual oil and gas production by county in Texas. (Railroad Commission of Texas, accessed June 30, 2021)
  • Track the prevalence of COVID-19 variants. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, accessed June 30, 2021)
  • Read about new requirements designed to reduce the number of robocalls. (Federal Communication Commission, accessed June 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, June 24

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

  • Read summer driving tips. (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, May 2021)
  • Consider various aspects of the nation's housing. (Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, ©2020)
  • Review how some states have taken steps to improve air quality. (Association of Air Pollution Control Agencies, May 2021)
  • Find out which counties have burn bans in effect. (Texas A&M Forest Service, accessed June 23, 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, June 17

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

  • Review hurricane safety tips. (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, June 1, 2021)
  • See which industries did not experience declines during the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Census Bureau, June 8, 2021)
  • Explore various aspects of the Texas economy. (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, May 26, 2021)
  • Read a detailed FAQ about Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds. (U.S. Department of the Treasury, June 10, 2021)
  • Follow the progress of S.475, which was signed by the president, making Juneteenth a federal holiday. (Congress.gov, accessed June 16, 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, June 10

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

 

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, June 3

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

  • Find session law chapters by bill number for the 87th Legislature. (Texas Secretary of State, accessed June 2, 2021)
  • Read about nature tourism in Texas. (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, May 2021)
  • Review voter identification requirements by state. (National Conference of State Legislatures, May 21, 2021)
  • Consider how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting equal opportunity employment laws. (U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, updated May 28, 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, May 27

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

  • Consider how surprise medical billing laws may impact health care costs. (Stateline, May 20, 2021)
  • Review how southern states have approached vaccine scheduling. (Council of State Governments, May 13, 2021)
  • Read about boating safety. (Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, May 25, 2021)
  • Find crime statistics about immigrants in Texas in 2019. (Cato Institute, May 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.

Current Articles & Research Resources, May 20

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

  • Explore data related to tracking COVID-19 in incarcerated populations. (The Marshall Project, updated May 14, 2021)
  • Review ownership of mainstream media outlets. (Harvard University, May 2021)
  • Consider safety tips for judges and court staff. (National Center for State Courts, May 2021)
  • Check out beach conditions along the Texas coast. (General Land Office, accessed May 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, May 13

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

  • Consider how cyberattacks can exploit the vulnerabilities of U.S. energy pipelines. (Congressional Research Service, May 11, 2021)
  • Read about prediabetes and ways to prevent type 2 diabetes. (American Heart Association, May 4, 2021)
  • Explore data and statistics from the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. (Texas Department of Family & Protective Services, accessed May 12, 2021)
  • Find resources and information for counties related to the American Rescue Plan Act funds. (Texas Association of Counties, May 10, 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, May 6

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

  • Review the updated Biennial Revenue Estimate. (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, May 2021)
  • Find out which cars are the most and least expensive to maintain and keep on the road. (Mechanicbase.com, May 2, 2021)
  • Consider how lack of sleep in middle age can affect brain health in the future. (Alzheimers.gov, April 27, 2021)
  • Read about oak trees still recovering from the severe winter storms in February. (Texas A&M Forest Service, May 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.

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