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Current Articles & Research Resources, June 13, 2024

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

  • Review recent annual estimates of pool- or spa-related nonfatal drowning injuries and fatal drownings. (U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, May 2024)
  • Track storm reports across the U.S. by storm type, state, monthly, or annually. (Storm Prediction Center, accessed June 12, 2024)
  • Consider the current status of U.S.–Mexico trade relations. (Congressional Research Service, updated June 6, 2024)
  • Compare U.S. maternal mortality to other high-income nations. (Commonwealth Fund, June 4, 2024)
  • Explore the most recent Quarterly Uniform Crime Report. (Federal Bureau of Investigation, accessed June 12, 2024)

 

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 6, 2024

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

  • Explore state juvenile justice legislation from 2008 to the present. (National Conference of State Legislatures, updated May 3, 2024)
  • Check real-time water levels in Texas reservoirs. (Texas Water Development Board, accessed June 5, 2024)
  • Read about Direct File, the Internal Revenue Service’s free tax filing option, made available permanently. (U.S. Department of the Treasury, May 30, 2024)
  • Consider the newly-announced data privacy and security initiative established within the Texas Attorney General’s office for the enforcement of Texas privacy laws. (Attorney General of Texas, June 4, 2024)

 

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 30, 2024

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

  • Find election results for the primary runoff election. (Texas Elections Division, Texas Secretary of State, accessed May 29, 2024)
  • Track hurricanes live. (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, accessed May 29, 2024)
  • Review ways to avoid misleading AI-generated election information. (Brennan Center for Justice, May 16, 2024)
  • See how Americans view inflation. (Pew Research Center, May 23, 2024)
  • Check the air quality in your area. (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, accessed May 29, 2024)

 

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 23, 2024

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

  • Explore the Global Scrap Monitor for tracking steel and aluminum scrap metal. (International Trade Administration, accessed May 22, 2024)
  • Read about link rot. (Pew Research Center, May 17, 2024)
  • Consider harmful effects of AI (artificial intelligence) and ways to mitigate those effects. (Electronic Privacy Information Center, updated May 2024)
  • Browse the Texas Open Data Portal. (© 2024 State of Texas)
  • Find missing children posters. (© 2024 National Center for Missing & Exploited Children)

 

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 16, 2024

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

  • Consider water safety issues with statistics from 2019-2023. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, May 14, 2024)
  • Find fact checks in Spanish. (Poynter Institute, May 14, 2024)
  • Read about how cyberattacks affect financial stability. (International Monetary Fund, April 9, 2024)
  • Calculate inflation across decades. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, accessed May 15, 2024)

 

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 9, 2024

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

  • Review a fact sheet on pro-Russian hacktivists. (Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency, May 1, 2024)
  • Search for foreign gifts to and contracts with institutions of higher education. (U.S. Department of Education, accessed May 8, 2024)
  • Explore the 2024 State of the Air report. (American Lung Association, April 24, 2024)
  • Find rest areas along Texas roads and highways. (Texas Department of Transportation, © 2024)

 

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 2, 2024

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

  • Explore a national heat risk map, and also the Spanish-language version. (National Weather Service, accessed May 1, 2024)
  • Read about American views on a free press. (Pew Research Center, April 23, 2024)
  • Consider the timeline for the TikTok ban. (Cato Institute, April 30, 2024)
  • Review information related to counterfeit Botox found in multiple states. (U.S. Food & Drug Administration, April 16, 2024)

 

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 25, 2024

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, April 18, 2024

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

  • Read about the foreign-born population in the U.S. (U.S. Census Bureau, April 9, 2024)
  • Review how colleges and universities are handling antisemitism on campus. (Anti-Defamation League, © 2024)
  • See the most recent statistics on drug shortages. (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, © 2024)
  • Consider Americans’ views on sleep and stress. (Gallup, April 15, 2024)

 

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 11, 2024

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

  • Look for newly-implemented broadband consumer labels. (Federal Communications Commission, March 19, 2024)
  • Read about a Texas case that raises preemption issues related to rail transportation. (The Heritage Foundation, April 8, 2024)
  • Review the top law school rankings for 2024. (U.S. News & World Report, accessed April 10, 2024)
  • Explore the Storm Resources website. (Public Utility Commission of Texas, ©2024)

 

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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