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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.

Current Articles & Research Resources, April 29

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

  • Review a brief overview of the apportionment and redistricting process following the 2020 Census. (Congressional Research Service, April 27, 2021)
  • Find information related to consumable hemp products. (Texas Department of State Health Services, updated March 10, 2021)
  • See the dates for the 2021-2022 hunting season in Texas. (Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, accessed April 28, 2021)
  • Explore obesity prevalence by state. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, March 31, 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, April 22

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

  • Read about actions taken by the Federal Trade Commission to protect consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Federal Trade Commission, April 2021)
  • See sources of state revenue by state. (Pew Data Visualization, April 21, 2021)
  • Read tips about lowering the amount of heavy metals consumed via baby food. (Nemours, March 2021)
  • Find resources related to identifying and preventing human trafficking. (Texas Health & Human Services Commission, accessed April 21, 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, April 15

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

  • Consider economic conditions and poverty rates in 2019, before the start of the pandemic. (Congressional Research Service, April 13, 2021)
  • Read about potential but expected vaccine side effects. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, March 16, 2021)
  • Learn about the wildflowers of Texas. (Texas Highways, accessed April 14, 2021)
  • Review the Annual Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community for 2021. (Office of the Director of National Intelligence, April 9, 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, April 8

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

  • Review an analysis of the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund that was included as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. (Council of State Governments, accessed April 7, 2021)
  • Explore the water safety and quality guide from Consumer Reports. (Consumer Reports, updated April 2, 2021)
  • Read about efforts to combat aquatic invasive species in Texas. (Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, April 7, 2021)
  • Find lists of judges and clerks in Texas by county. (Office of Court Administration, accessed April 7, 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, April 1

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

  • Review provisional 2020 mortality data for the U.S. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, March 31, 2021)
  • Consider how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected plastic bag bans in the U.S. (Stateliness, March 30, 2021)
  • Find education and academic resources for online learning. (LLRX.com, March 31, 2021)
  • Read about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the workload of mothers. (Brookings Institution, March 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, March 25

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

  • Read about ways Supreme Court justices' tenure may be modified. (Congressional Research Service, March 24, 2021)
  • Consider whether drone surveillance without a warrant could violate the Fourth Amendment. (Cato Institute, March 24, 2021)
  • Explore new features of Congress.gov. (Library of Congress, March 22, 2021)
  • Discover land-grant universities across the nation. (National Institute of Food and Agriculture, accessed March 25, 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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