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Current Articles & Research Resources, August 5

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, July 29

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

  • Track air quality related to wildfires and wildfire smoke. (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, accessed July 27, 2021)
  • Review public opinion related to the U.S. Supreme Court. (Gallup, July 28, 2021)
  • Look up local sales tax rates in Texas by address, city, and zip code. (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, accessed July 27, 2021)
  • Read about how natural gas flaring in Texas is on the decline. (Railroad Commission of Texas, July 28, 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, July 22

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

  • Explore state and local laws related to eviction by state. (Legal Services Corporation, ©2021)
  • Read about Latino heritage sites prosed for protected area designations. (Hispanic Access Foundation, July 7, 2021)
  • Consider oversight and governance of childhood early care and education. (Education Commission of the States, June 3, 2021)
  • Review which states enacted COVID-19 liability protections for businesses. (Stateline, July 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, July 15

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

  • Consider the 2022 State Water Plan. (Texas Water Development Board, adopted July 7, 2021)
  • Explore Texas lakes and reservoirs. (Texas Water Development Board, accessed July 14, 2021)
  • Track which states have broadband strategies in place. (Pew Charitable Trusts, June 28, 2021)
  • See how fast your internet connection needs to be depending on what you do online. (Consumer Reports, July 13, 2021)
  • Review an updated number of deaths related to the February winter storms. (Texas Department of State Health Services, July 13, 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, July 8

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

  • Explore historical federal legislative information online. (Library of Congress, July 6, 2021)
  • Consider rent relief options for landlords and tenents. (Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, ©2021)
  • Review flood maps for your area. (Federal Emergency Management Agency, updated June 22, 2021)
  • Read about federal criminal law and constitutional issues related to domestic terrorism. (Congressional Research Service, July 2, 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, July 1

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

  • Consider repayment challenges faced by student loan borrowers. (Pew Charitable Trusts, June 28, 2021)
  • See annual oil and gas production by county in Texas. (Railroad Commission of Texas, accessed June 30, 2021)
  • Track the prevalence of COVID-19 variants. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, accessed June 30, 2021)
  • Read about new requirements designed to reduce the number of robocalls. (Federal Communication Commission, accessed June 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, June 24

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

  • Read summer driving tips. (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, May 2021)
  • Consider various aspects of the nation's housing. (Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, ©2020)
  • Review how some states have taken steps to improve air quality. (Association of Air Pollution Control Agencies, May 2021)
  • Find out which counties have burn bans in effect. (Texas A&M Forest Service, accessed June 23, 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, June 17

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

  • Review hurricane safety tips. (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, June 1, 2021)
  • See which industries did not experience declines during the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Census Bureau, June 8, 2021)
  • Explore various aspects of the Texas economy. (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, May 26, 2021)
  • Read a detailed FAQ about Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds. (U.S. Department of the Treasury, June 10, 2021)
  • Follow the progress of S.475, which was signed by the president, making Juneteenth a federal holiday. (Congress.gov, accessed June 16, 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, June 10

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, June 3

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

  • Find session law chapters by bill number for the 87th Legislature. (Texas Secretary of State, accessed June 2, 2021)
  • Read about nature tourism in Texas. (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, May 2021)
  • Review voter identification requirements by state. (National Conference of State Legislatures, May 21, 2021)
  • Consider how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting equal opportunity employment laws. (U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, updated May 28, 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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