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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)

Week in Review, March 30

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

  • Consider Texas' trade policy relating to Israel. (Governing, March 30, 2017)
  • Examine statistics about criminal immigrants. (CATO Institute, March 15, 2017)
  • Read background information on congressional redistricting law and recent court rulings. (Congressional Research Service, March 23, 2017)
  • Read about how budget cuts have affected the U.S. military. (The Heritage Foundation, March 29, 2017)

 

Week in Review, March 23

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

  • Review how states address compensation for wrongful conviction. (Governing, March 15, 2017)
  • Read the Trump administration's proposed budget. (Office of Management and Budget, 2017)
  • Explore resources related to Medicaid policy issues. (National Conference of State Legislatures, March 1, 2017)
  • Consider the underrepresentation of women in leadership positions in politics and business in the U.S. (Pew Research Center, March 20, 2017)

 

Week in Review, March 16

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

  • Review the 2017 Texas HHS Fact Book. (Texas Health & Human Services Commission, 2017)
  • Consider the legal landscape of school district policies related to undocumented students. (Education Week, February 27, 2017)
  • Pinpoint the locations of dams that require repairs or improvements. (Stratfor, March 14, 2017)
  • Examine factors that impact border crossing times. (Texas A&M Transportation Institute, February 2017)

Week in Review, March 9

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

  • Review health care spending in Texas. (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, January 31, 2017)
  • Read the recent executive order on immigration. (The White House, March 6, 2017)
  • Consider the historical context of the Scalia vacancy. (Congressional Research Service, March 1, 2017)
  • Try to balance the federal budget. (Hutchins Center on Fiscal & Monetary Policy at Brookings / Wilson Center, accessed March 2017)

Week in Review, March 2

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

  • Read the Trump administration's executive order related to the "Waters of the United States" rule. (The White House, February 28, 2017)
  • Consider the racial divide related to public opinion on police use of force. (Cato Institute, March 1, 2017)
  • Review the effectiveness of post-secondary education savings accounts.  (Governing, March 2017)
  • Examine the state budget process in Texas. (House Research Organization, February 16, 2017)

Week in Review, February 23

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

  • Examine how millennials’ consumer behavior will affect freight in Texas. (Texas A&M Transportation Institute, January 2017)
  • Read about garbage in the Arctic Ocean. (CityLab, February 16, 2017)
  • Consider federal funding sources in the state budget. (Legislative Budget Board, January 2017)
  • Review statewide recidivism rates. (Legislative Budget Board, January 2017)
  • See where Fortune 500 businesses are headquartered. (Fortune, accessed on February 23, 2017)

Week in Review, February 16

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

  • Examine federal funding that goes to cities considered sanctuary cities. (Open the Books, February 2017)
  • Read about the impact of arts education in Texas. (Texas Cultural Trust, 2017)
  • Explore a hundred years of transportation in Texas. (Texas Department of Transportation, 2017)
  • Consider policy proposals related to sexual orientation and gender identity. (The Heritage Foundation, February 13, 2017)

 

Week in Review, February 9

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

  • Examine the quality of education in each state. (American Legislative Exchange Council, January 24, 2017)
  • Consider the relationship between workforce health and productivity. (Health Affairs, February 2017)
  • Explore school choice resources. (National Conference of State Legislatures, February 3, 2017)
  • Review the economic value of public libraries in Texas. (IC2 Institute, University of Texas at Austin, February 3, 2017)
  • Read about the economic impact of human trafficking in Texas. (Bureau of Business Research at The University of Texas at Austin, December 2016)

 

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