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Week in Review, October 19

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

  • Consider the elimination of state and local tax deductions as part of tax reform. (The Heritage Foundation, October 16, 2017)
  • Explore manufacturing in Texas. (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, accessed October 19, 2017)
  • Read about oyster bed restoration in Galveston Bay. (Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, October 9, 2017)
  • Explore what happens to a person's email account after death. (Nextgov, October 18, 2017)

Week in Review, October 12

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

  • Review pay patterns and earnings in the American workforce. (U.S. Census Bureau, September 2017)
  • Explore the level of economic freedom experienced by Americans. (Cato Institute, October 11, 2017)
  • Read about the status of women in the workplace. (McKinsey & Company, 2017)
  • Consider public employee Fifth Amendment rights. (National Conference of State Legislatures, October 6, 2017)

Week in Review, October 5

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

Week in Review, September 28

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

  • Read about an experimental way to treat addiction. (National Geographic, September 2017)
  • Review long-term energy consumption projections. (U.S. Energy Information Administration, September 14, 2017)
  • Analyze how Americans get their science news. (Pew Research Center, September 20, 2017)
  • See which cities have the best public transportation systems. (24/7 Wall St., September 20, 2017)

 

Week in Review, September 21

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

  • Review how some states are tackling public transit challenges. (Council of State Governments, July/August 2017)
  • Read about earthquake warning systems. (Wired, September 20, 2017)
  • Consider strategies for addressing childhood obesity. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, September 5, 2017)
  • View striking, recent pictures of wildlife. (The Atlantic, September 14, 2017)

Week in Review, September 14

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

  • Examine the tax burden of American workers. (Bloomberg, September 12, 2017)
  • Explore a police crime database. (Henry A. Wallace Police Crime Database, ©2017)
  • Consider how Americans consume information. (Pew Research Center, September 11, 2017)
  • Map flood-prone areas in your county and across the country. (U.S. Energy Information Administration, accessed September 14, 2017)

Week in Review, September 7

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

  • Find resources on emergency tax help. (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, accessed September 5, 2017)
  • Explore how states are planning to address election security. (Politico, September 3, 2017)
  • Consider commentary on providing police with surplus military equipment. (CATO Institute, August 31, 2017)
  • Examine household spending as compared to pre-recession levels. (The Hill, September 5, 2017)

Week in Review, August 31

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

  • Map updates on road closures related to widespread flooding in southeast Texas. (Texas Department of Transportation, accessed August 31, 2017)
  • Find resources about filing insurance claims resulting from Harvey. (Texas Department of Insurance, August 30, 2017)
  • Explore the papers of Alexander Hamilton. (Library of Congress, accessed August 31, 2017)
  • Read about how the private sector contributes to the National Park Service to reduce costs and save on energy consumption. (Pew Charitable Trusts, August 24, 2017)

 

Week in Review, August 24

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

  • Consider civil commitment as a strategy to address opioid addiction. (USA Today, August 23, 2017)
  • Review the international role of the United States. (Congressional Research Service, August 17, 2017)
  • Read about public comments related to the preservation of public lands. (The Wilderness Society, August 2017)
  • Assess the cost of the Border Enforcement Security Task Force Reauthorization Act of 2017. (Congressional Budget Office, August 17, 2017)
  • Explore essays related to current challenges in education. (Brookings, August 3, 2017)

 

Week in Review, August 17

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

  • Examine crime and violence in public schools. (National Center on Education Statistics, July 2017)
  • See how long it takes to leave major American cities during rush hour. (The Washington Post, August 11, 2017)
  • Consider the Fifth Circuit's decision on the recent defamation case Block v. New York Times. (Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2017)
  • Read about the ACA's cost-sharing reductions. (Congressional Budget Office, August 2017)

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