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

  • Read about the current recession's impact on American workers. (Economic Policy Institute, September 25, 2020)
  • Review the ways COVID-19 spreads. (Centers for Disesase Control and Prevention, updated October 5, 2020)
  • Consider how the totality of the circumstances in police shootings affect the outcomes. (Human Events, accessed September 25, 2020)
  • Read about U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett's past jurisprudence. (Congressional Research Service, October 6, 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.