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Current Articles & Research Resources, September 21, 2023

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

  • See how child rights vary from state to state. (Human Rights Watch, updated September 7, 2023)
  • Track news and developments related to state constitutions in the high courts across all 50 states. (Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, © 2023)
  • Review Americans’ attitudes toward U.S. politics. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, updated September 12, 2023)
  • Consider the role of Congress in regulating the use of AI. (U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions, accessed September 20, 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.

Current Articles & Research Resources, September 14, 2023

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

  • Check data security breach reports. (Attorney General of Texas, accessed September 13, 2023)
  • Review a federal appeals court decision related to public access to laws and rules. (Electronic Frontier Foundation, September 12, 2023)
  • Consider the latest COVID-19 vaccine recommendations. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, updated September 12, 2023)
  • Track overnight migration pattern forecasts of birds across the U.S. (BirdCast, accessed September 13, 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.

Current Articles & Research Resources, September 7, 2023

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

  • Explore a database of litigation involving artificial intelligence, including machine learning. (George Washington University, accessed September 6, 2023)
  • Consider Customs and Border Protection (CBP) targets for scanning airline passengers at airports with facial recognition technology. (404 Media, September 5, 2023)
  • Track changes to forests across the globe. (Global Forest Watch, accessed September 6, 2023)
  • Review steps attorneys and staff should take if a threat is received. (Attorney At Work, August 1, 2023)
  • Read a recent health alert related to a confirmed measles case. (Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), August 29, 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.

Current Articles & Research Resources, August 31, 2023

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

  • Examine findings of recent data collection related to fatalities in the oil and gas extraction (OGE) industry. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, September 1, 2023)
  • Explore teacher shortages in the U.S. by region and state. (Tuan D. Nguyen, et al., accessed August 29, 2023)
  • Review guidance for state, local, and tribal leaders on extreme temperature weather incidents. (Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), August 2023)
  • Read about characteristics of social media users who share misinformation online. (Harvard Kennedy School, Misinformation Review, August 25, 2023)
  • Consider the U.S. housing market and whether it is in recession. (Congressional Research Service, August 21, 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.

Current Articles & Research Resources, August 24, 2023

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

  • Explore state and federal laws related to video cameras in the courtroom. (Radio Television Digital News Association, © 2023)
  • Consider prohibitions and exceptions related to broadcasting federal criminal proceedings. (Congressional Research Service, August 14, 2023)
  • Read about how geology has shaped American history. (Library of Congress, accessed August 23, 2023)
  • Review the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC’s) final rule on “Cybersecurity Risk Management, Strategy, Governance, and Incident Disclosure.” (Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance, August 17, 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.

Current Articles & Research Resources, August 17, 2023

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

  • Examine the STAAR results for grades 3-8 for 2023. (Texas Education Agency, August 16, 2023)
  • Review back-to-school traffic safety tips. (Texas Department of Transportation, ©2023)
  • Read about smartphone surveillance. (lifehacker, July 20, 2023)
  • Consider ways to reduce urban heat island effects. (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, updated July 17, 2023)
  • Explore the potential legal consequences of Section Three of the Fourteenth Amendment. (University of Pennsylvania Law Review, August 14, 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.

Current Articles & Research Resources, August 10, 2023

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.

Current Articles & Research Resources, July 27, 2023

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

  • Consider the IRS’s development of a new free-file tax return system. (PBS News Hour, July 20, 2023)
  • Explore the Texas Bond Review Board (BRB) Data Center. (Bond Review Board, accessed July 26, 2023)
  • Find information via CAROL about the NTSB’s investigations and recommendations. (National Transportation Safety Board, accessed July 26, 2023)
  • Read about how internal migration in the U.S. shows more people are moving into disaster-prone areas instead of away. (Redfin News, July 24, 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.

Current Articles & Research Resources, July 20, 2023

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

  • Search for nursing home inspection reports. (ProPublica, July 2023)
  • Read findings of Intruder Detection Audits on school campuses. (Texas State Texas School Safety Center, July 3, 2023)
  • Review rankings of America’s top states for business. (CNBC, July 11, 2023)
  • Check ERCOT’s dashboards for grid and market conditions. (Electric Reliability Council of Texas, updated daily)

 

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 13, 2023

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

  • Review recently updated issues related to TikTok. (Congressional Research Service, updated June 30. 2023)
  • Consider the safety of public drinking water supplies. (U.S. Geological Survey, June 23, 2023)
  • Read about the effects of drought on public health. (National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS), May 2023)
  • Track how printer manufacturers markup the price of printer ink cartridges. (U.S. PIRG Education Fund, June 22, 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.

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