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Week in Review, August 27th

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Read about McAllen's response to undocumented immigrants fleeing violence and poverty in Central America. (The Guardian, August 20, 2015)
  • Explore the economic outlook for retirement security by state. (National Institute on Retirement Security, released July 30, 2015)
  • Track commuters from where they live to where they work. (The Washington Post, August 18, 2015)
  • Consider gender pay gaps for top executives of public companies. (Federal Reserve Bank of New York, August 25, 2015)
 

Week in Review, August 20th

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Consider prison population projections and demographic information on incarcerated populations. (Urban Institute, accessed August 19, 2015)
  • Read about the link between credit scores and auto insurance premiums. (Consumer Reports, ©2006-2015)
  • Review a snapshot of the U.S. economy. (Federal Reserve Bank of New York, August 2015)
  • Check out online resources to find people. (LLRX.com, August 16, 2015)
 
 

Week in Review, August 13th

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Examine climate risks Texas and the southeastern U.S. may face. (Risky Business Project, July 2015)
  • Read about Google tracking air quality via its Street View cars. (Gizmag, July 30, 2015)
  • Consider the fate of statuary on the University of Texas at Austin campus. (UT News, August 10, 2015)
  • Review statistics related to guns and see how the U.S. compares to other countries. (Economist, August 10, 2015)
 
 

Week in Review, August 6th

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Read about Texans who lack health insurance coverage. (Rice University's Baker Institute / Episcopal Health Foundation, July 2015)
  • Examine the relationship between health insurance coverage and income security. (The Wall Street Journal, August 3, 2015)
  • Compare the effects of sugar and artificial sweeteners on health. (National Geographic, August 3, 2015)
  • Consider recent changes to states' minimum wage laws. (Economic Policy Institute, July 24, 2015)
  • Trace the decline in newspaper industry jobs since 1990. (Poynter, July 30, 2015)
  • Track injuries state by state. (Trust for America's Health, June 2015)
 

Week in Review, July 30th

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
 
 

Week in Review, July 23rd

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
 

Week in Review, July 16th

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Consider issues related to the proper care of unaccompanied alien children in federal custody. (U.S. Government Accountability Office, July 2015)
  • Review the effects of drought in the West and ways to manage water supplies in times of drought. (Western Governors' Association, June 2015)
  • Explore resources related to aging. (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, accessed July 15, 2015)
  • Read about the NSA collecting telecommunications content of non-target Americans. (The Washington Post, July 5, 2015)
  • Looks at graphs representing the living arrangements of adults. (U.S. Census Bureau, accessed July 15, 2015)
  • Check out newly-developed athletic shoe technology for people with disabilities. (Huffington Post, July 14, 2015)
 
 

Week in Review, July 9th

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Read about the effects of marijuana legalization in Washington. (Drug Policy Alliance, July 2015)
  • See how much states are getting in federal funds for Medicaid. (National Association of State Budget Officers, June 25, 2015)
  • Consider the heroin epidemic in the United States. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, July 7, 2015)
  • Search the police shootings database. (The Washington Post, accessed July 8, 2015)
 
 

Week in Review, July 2nd

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Find historic places in Texas with this atlas. (Texas Historical Commission, accessed July 1, 2015)
  • Track West Nile virus activity in Texas. (Texas Department of State Health Services, June 10, 2015)
  • Consider disconnected youth — teens and young adults who are neither working nor in school. (Measure of America, June 2015)
  • Look at expenditures in 2011 for statewide tobacco control programs. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, June 26, 2015)  
 
 

Week in Review, June 25th

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Read about a national Medicare fraud takedown. (U.S. Department of Justice, June 18, 2015)
  • Consider emergency savings and how earnings affects an individual's ability to save. (Bankrate, June 23, 2015)
  • Take a look at state and local tax revenue estimates for the first quarter of 2015. (U.S. Census Bureau, June 23, 2015)
  • Review the 2013 American Housing Survey factsheets for select metropolitan areas, including the Austin–Round Rock, Houston, and San Antonio areas. (U.S. Census Bureau, June 2015)
  • Explore the results of a study about the number of obese and overweight Americans. (Los Angeles Times, June 22, 2015)
 
 

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