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Current Articles & Research Resources, January 21

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

  • Consider whether Americans think another round of economic stimulus will be necessary in the coming months. (Pew Research Center, January 19, 2021)
  • Explore the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department's 2021 calendar of events. (Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, accessed January 20, 2021)
  • Review advisory bulletins related to COVID-19 from the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner. (Texas Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner, updated January 15, 2021)
  • Find locations of vaccine hubs in Texas by county. (Texas Department of State Health Services, updated January 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, January 14

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

  • Consider apprenticeships as a pathway to working in a licensed occupation. (National Conference of State Legislature, January 2021)
  • Review recent crash statistics related to highway traffic. (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, accessed January 14, 2021)
  • Read about approaching environmental issues from a foreign policy perspective. (The Heritage Foundation, January 11, 2021)
  • See which counties in Texas are under burn bans. (Texas A&M Forest Service, 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, January 7

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

  • Track COVID-19 vaccinations in Texas. (Texas Department of State Health Services, accessed January 6, 2021)
  • Expect the release of the Biennial Revenue Estimate on Monday, January 11. (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Accessed January 5, 2020)
  • See where the United States ranks in the most recent Human Freedom Index. (Cato Institute / Fraser Institute, ©2020)
  • Explore state-by-state data about sales tax collections. (U.S. Census Bureau, January 5, 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, December 17

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

  • Review a variety of statistics related to COVID-19. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, updated December 15, 2020)
  • Explore research guides on hundreds of topics. (Library of Congress, accessed December 16, 2020)
  • Read about the role of small banks in securing Paycheck Protection Program loans for businesses. (Stateline, December 15, 2020)
  • Consider the legal aspects of altering the size of the U.S. Supreme Court. (Congressional Research Service, December 14, 2020)

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, December 10

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

  • Explore occupational licensing policies by state. (National Conference of State Legislatures, December 4, 2020)
  • Get tips for driving safely during the winter months. (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, accessed December 10, 2020)
  • Read about health care workers' concerns regarding COVID-19 vaccines. (Stateline, December 8, 2020)
  • Review the timeline for the 2020 redistricting process. (Texas Legislative Council, accessed December 10, 2020)

 

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, December 3

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

  • Explore unemployment data during the COVID-19 pandemic for southern states. (Southern Legislative Conference, November 2020)
  • Read about Americans' current economic views. (Gallup Poll, December 2, 2020)
  • See which roadways in Texas are the most congested. (Texas A&M Transportation Institute, 2020)
  • Review an audit report of the Teacher Retirement System's fiscal year 2020 financial statements. (Texas State Auditor's Office, November 2020)

 

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, November 19

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

  • Search for state legislation related to student loans. (National Conference of State Legislators, November 2, 2020)
  • Track state vaccination plans for addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. (Council of State Governments, ©2020)
  • Review safe holiday gathering activities as determined by doctors. (Texas Medical Association, November 17, 2020)
  • Keep your pets safe over the winter holidays. (American Veterinary Medical Association, accessed November 19, 2020)

 

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, November 12

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

  • Consider how the states and the federal government are trying to revitalize recycling efforts. (National Conference of State Legislatures, November 2020)
  • Explore instances of voter fraud by state. (The Heritage Foundation, ©2020)
  • Track demographic changes in the U.S. electorate. (Pew Research Center, September 23, 2020)
  • Review projects related to easing congestion on Texas roadways. (Texas Department of Transportation, accessed November 10, 2020)

 

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, November 5

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

  • Review election results from the November 3 general election. (Texas Secretary of State, accessed November 4, 2020)
  • Read the latest Annual Cash Report. (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, November 2, 2020)
  • Track sexual assault crime data by county. (State Auditor's Office, October 2020)
  • Consider whether cloth face masks can reduce the spread of COVID-19. (LLRX, October 30, 2020)
  • Explore the legal landscape of various topics, like presidential authority, elections, and COVID-19. (American Bar Association, accessed November 4, 2020)

 

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 29

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

  • See upcoming dates and deadlines related to the general election. (Texas Secretary of State, accessed October 28, 2020)
  • Consider how the drop in tourism due the COVID-19 pandemic has affected state revenues. (Pew Charitable Trusts, October 14, 2020)
  • Review hunting regulations and hunting seasons by category, animal, and county. (Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, accessed October 28, 2020)
  • Explore the role of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act in online discourse and how it could be amended. (The Heritage Foundation, October 27, 2020)

 

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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