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.