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Week in Review, April 14

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Track current state minimum wages. (National Conference of State Legislatures, April 4, 2016)
  • Read about nonbank mortgage servicers. (U.S. Government Accountability Office, March 2016)
  • See which cities in America are shrinking the fastest. (24/7 Wall St., April 4, 2016)
  • Search articles related to criminal justice. (The Marshall Project, accessed April 13, 2016)
 

Week in Review, April 7

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • See how prescription drug costs have increased over the last decade. (Journal of the American Medical Association, April 5, 2016)
  • Read recommendations related to preventing and responding to elder financial exploitation. (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, March 2016)
  • Consider approaches to addressing child abuse and neglect fatalities. (Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities, 2016)
  • Review personal accounts of pre-trial detention in Texas. (Texas Jail Project, April 1, 2016)
  • Track state spending in Texas by category. (Legislative Budget Board, accessed April 6, 2016)
 

Week in Review, March 31

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Review the outlook for natural and human-induced earthquakes. (U.S. Geological Survey, March 28, 2016)
  • Read about how Medicaid expansion could affect access to behavioral health services. (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, March 28, 2016)
  • Search for information related to the public water supply system. (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, accessed March 31, 2016)
  • Examine consumers' use of mobile financial services. (Federal Reserve Board, March 2016)
 
 

Week in Review, March 24

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

Week in Review, March 17

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Examine federal highway spending. (Congressional Budget Office, March 14, 2016)
  • Read guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, March 15, 2016)
  • Explore the origins and current status of Daylight Saving Time. (Congressional Research Service, March 9, 2016)
  • Consider what Americans think about workforce automation. (Pew Research Center, March 10, 2016)
 

Week in Review, March 10

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Explore Houston's vulnerability to hurricanes. (ProPublica / Texas Tribune, March 3, 2016)
  • Consider encryption on mobile devices and government access to data on such devices. (Congressional Research Service, February 23, 2016)
  • Compare individual income to other American earners. (The Wall Street Journal, March 2, 2016)
  • Map locations of mobile cetacean populations in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. (Marine Geospatial Ecology Laboratory, Duke University, 2016)
 

Week in Review, March 3

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

Week in Review, February 25

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

Week in Review, February 18

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Examine children's health insurance coverage state by state. (State Health Access Data Assistance Center, February 2016)
  • Review early voting patterns in Texas. (The Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas at Austin, February 15, 2016)
  • Explore health care and health insurance coverage in the South. (Kaiser Family Foundation, February 10, 2016)
  • Read about low-wage workers on public assistance. (Economic Policy Institute, February 9, 2016)
  • Consider poverty in Texas by House District. (Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy / Texas Impact, updated January 29, 2016)
 
 
 

Week in Review, February 11

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Track the economic recovery from the Great Recession by state. (Pew Charitable Trusts, February 3, 2016)
  • Review litigation between the states and the federal government related to the enforcement of immigration law. (Congressional Research Service, January 27, 2016)
  • Read about the gig economy and on-demand services. (Congressional Research Service, February 5, 2016)
  • Find the 2016 March primary election candidate filings by county. (Texas Secretary of State, accessed February 10, 2016)
 
 

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