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Week in Review, May 12

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Read about new federal rules banning the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18. (The Washington Post, May 5, 2016)
  • See the complaint filed by the DOJ against North Carolina regarding the rights of transgender individuals. (U.S. Department of Justice, May 9, 2016)
  • Consider the effects of hydraulic fracturing on U.S. natural gas production. (U.S. Energy Information Administration, May 5, 2016)
  • Find which vehicle makes and models are part of the Takata airbag recall. (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, accessed May 11, 2016)
  • Learn about bison, the national mammal. (U.S. Department of the Interior, May 9, 2015)
 

Week in Review, May 5

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

Week in Review, April 28

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • View a report and policy brief providing recommendations to reduce future census undercounts of young Latinos. (Child Trends, April 2016)
  • Read about the expectations related to retirement of the Baby Boomer generation. (Insured Retirement Institute, 2016)
  • Consider how the content of social media posts reveals clues about health. (Knowledge@Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, April 25, 2016)
  • Review frequently asked questions about veterans' health care. (Congressional Research Service, April 21, 2016)
 

Week in Review, April 21

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Examine child well-being in Texas. (Center for Public Policy Priorities / Texas Kids Count Project, April 2016)
  • Read a report on white supremacist prison gangs. (Anti-Defamation League, April 18, 2016)
  • Get a state by state list of funds from the Land and Water Conservation Fund. (National Park Service, April 18, 2016)
  • See how much it costs to produce a barrel of oil and gas. (The Wall Street Journal, April 15, 2016)
 
 

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)
 

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