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Current Articles & Research Resources, May 19, 2022

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

  • Consider aspects of recent supply chain disruptions. (Congressional Research Service, May 13, 2022)
  • Review a statistical summary related to motor vehicle traffic fatalities and other crash statistics. (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, May 2022)
  • Examine statistics related to firearms commerce in the U.S. (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Annual Statistical Update 2021)
  • Read about the connection between pollution and health outcomes. (The Lancet Planetary Health, May 17, 2022)
  • Explore an FAQ about boater education and boating safety. (Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, accessed May 18, 2022)

 

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 12, 2022

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

  • Find electric vehicle charging stations. (Alternative Fuels Data Center, U.S. Department of Energy, accessed May 11, 2022)
  • Review recent county health rankings. (County Health Rankings & Roadmap, University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, April 2022)
  • Read about surveillance conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). (Georgetown Law, Center on Privacy and Technology, May 10, 2022)
  • See where tiny plastic beads called nurdles are washing ashore. (Nurdle Patrol, accessed May 11, 2022)

 

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 5, 2022

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

  • Review data and statistics from Child Protective Services. (Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, accessed May 3, 2022)
  • Consider guidance related to caring for patients with a post-COVID condition. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, updated March 21, 2022)
  • Explore reports and publications on economic development in Texas. (Texas Economic Development & Tourism, Office of the Texas Governor, ©2022)
  • Track road conditions in Texas via TxDOT's Intelligent Transportation Systems. (Texas Department of Transportation, accessed May 4, 2022)
  • Read about organic foods. (Mayo Clinic, April 22, 2022)

 

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 28, 2022

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

  • Review fire potential in Texas in the immediate short term. (Texas A&M Forest Service, April 11, 2022)
  • Explore air quality in the U.S. (American Lung Association, ©2022)
  • Find out how to get copies of birth and death certificates, marriage applications, and divorce records. (Texas Department of State Health Services, updated February 4, 2022)
  • Read about safely keeping backyard poultry. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Page last reviewed: March 30, 2022)
  • Consider the backlog of pending cases in immigration courts. (Congressional Research Service, April 25, 2022)

 

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 21, 2022

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

  • Read about the most recent development in student loan forgiveness. (U.S. Department of Education, April 19, 2022)
  • Get help with surprise medical balance billing. (Texas Department of Insurance, updated January 6, 2022)
  • Explore climate and environmental hazards in your area. (AreaHub, accessed April 20, 2022)
  • Review policy issues related to digital wallets. (Congressional Research Service, April 18, 2022)

 

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 14, 2022

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

  • Consider which news sources Americans trust. (YouGovAmerica, April 5, 2022)
  • Read about how wind energy was recently the second largest source of electricity production in the U.S. (U.S. Energy Information Administration, April 14, 2022)
  • Review recent travel-related face mask orders from the CDC. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, April 13, 2022)
  • Find out how to replace a Social Security card. (CNET, April 13, 2022)

 

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 7, 2022

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

  • Explore legislation related to cannabis by state. (National Conference of State Legislatures, March 21, 2022)
  • Check on flight delays at U.S. airports. (Federal Aviation Administration, accessed March 31, 2022)
  • Consider coastal carbon and its role in state environmental policy. (Pew Charitable Trusts, March 28, 2022)
  • Review ways to limit negative health and environmental effects in wildfire burn areas. (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, updated March 21, 2022)

 

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 31, 2022

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

  • Consider the safety of food packaging. (Consumer Reports, March 24, 2022)
  • Search for which corporations have violated rules and broken laws. (Good Jobs First, ©2022)
  • Review which states offer protections for monarch butterflies. (Stateline, March 28, 2022)
  • Find out ways to share large files online. (Popular Science, March 26, 2022)

 

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 24, 2022

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

  • Explore partisan polarization in today's U.S. Congress. (Pew Research Center, March 10, 2022)
  • Submit damage reports from recent wildfires and tornadoes. (Texas Division of Emergency Management, accessed March 23, 2022)
  • Find out how to block spam calls and text messages. (Wired, March 12, 2022)
  • Review the spring weather and climate outlook for the U.S. (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, March 17, 2022)

 

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 17

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

  • Explore the family budget map and calculator. (Economic Policy Institute, March 2022)
  • Consider whether navigation tools suggest the safest routes for driving trips. (Texas A&M University Engineering, February 21, 2022)
  • Find data related to bridges maintained by TxDOT. (Texas Department of Transportation, updated March 15, 2022)
  • Track testing locations of automated driving systems. (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, accessed March 16, 2022)

 

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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