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Week in Review, June 8

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

  • Take a closer look at commuter traffic in the states. (Stateline, June 5, 2017)
  • Explore firearm laws by state. (Boston University School of Public Health, accessed June 7, 2017)
  • Consider how exercise affects your brain. (Outside, May 31, 2017)
  • Read about the immigration court system and the GAO's recommendations to improve it. (U.S. Government Accountability Office, June 1, 2017)
  • Examine redistricting litigation by state. (Brennan Center for Justice, June 5, 2017)

 

Week in Review, June 1

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

  • Review the latest data and statistics on education in the United States. (National Center for Education Statistics, May 2017)
  • Learn about sunscreens and their role in preventing sunburns. (Environmental Working Group, 2017)
  • Consider the significance of diet and exercise in weight loss. (TIME, May 25, 2017)
  • Read about Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's proposal to require drug testing of childless adult Medicaid recipients. (The Associated Press, May 25, 2017)

 

Week in Review, May 25

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

  • Explore phase one of the Capitol complex master plan. (Texas Facilities Commission, ©2017)
  • Review recommended strategies for addressing Zika outbreaks. (U.S. Government Accountability Office, May 23, 2017)
  • Consider commentary on various aspects of President Trump's proposed budget. (The Heritage Foundation, May 23, 2017)
  • Browse FY2018 federal budget documents. (U.S. Government Publishing Office,  May 23, 2017)
  • Examine the spending and revenue effects of the American Health Care Act of 2017. (Congressional Budget Office, May 24, 2017)

 

Week in Review, May 18

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

Week in Review, May 11

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

  • Examine Americans' views of NAFTA. (Pew Research Center, May 9, 2017)
  • Consider how working adults feel about emails outside of work. (Gallup, May 10, 2017)
  • Review recent religious freedom state legislation. (National Conference of State Legislatures, May 4, 2017)
  • Read about the implications of a federal government shutdown. (Congressional Research Service, May 5, 2017)

Week in Review, May 4

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

  • Explore fiscal trends by state. (Pew Charitable Trusts, April 13, 2017)
  • Examine the transparency of special districts. (U.S. PIRG Education Fund, April 25, 2017)
  • Consider Alaska's plan to lower health insurance premiums. (Governing, May 1, 2017)
  • Read an overview of Texas taxes. (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, April 2017)

 

Week in Review, April 27

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

  • Consider President Trump's plan to cut corporate taxes. (Cato Institute, April 26, 2017)
  • Read about the Medicaid benefit aimed at curbing the Zika virus. (Texas Health and Human Services Commission, April 25, 2017)
  • Explore how much caffeine is too much. (The Atlantic, April 26, 2017)
  • Compare how much states spend on children. (The Urban Institute, April 25, 2017)
  • Review the impact of federal funding on the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program. (Stateline, April 24, 2017)

Week in Review, April 20

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

  • Consider what frustrates Americans about the federal tax system. (Pew Research Center, April 14, 2017)
  • See how adulthood has changed since 1975. (U.S. Census Bureau, April 2017)
  • Explore which states have the most drivers using their phones while on the road. (Axios, April 17, 2017)
  • Look up data and statistics related to population, government finances, and social issues in the United States. (USAFacts, accessed April 20, 2017)
  • Review positive economic news about Texas. (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, April 2017)

Week in Review, April 13

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

Week in Review, April 6

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

  • Examine Texas' long-term financial challenges. (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, March 2017)
  • See how many U.S. workers plan to keep working instead of retiring. (Career Builder, March 31, 2017)
  • Explore what's driving income growth across the states. (Governing, March 28, 2017)
  • Consider the possibility of community colleges offering four-year degrees. (Texas Tribune, April 6, 2017)

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