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Congress.gov Notifications Congress.gov Enhancements for October 2021

We are pleased to bring you the Congress.gov enhancements for October of 2021.  Enhancement – Legislation – Search Congress checkboxes allow you to separate historical material from more recent legislation when using the legislation search form or the advanced legislation search form. Options for searching metadata, such as sponsors and committees, are disabled […]

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The Constitution Annotated

Prepared by attorneys in the American Law Division of the Congressional Research Service, the Constitution Annotated is a comprehensive overview of how the Supreme Court has interpreted the Constitution throughout the nation’s history. Every provision of the Constitution is annotated with brief essays explaining the text and summarizing relevant Supreme Court decisions. This […]

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Congress.gov Notifications. Please Subscribe to the New Congress.gov Appropriation Email Alert

The new Congress.gov Appropriation feed delivers email notifications to feed subscribers when bills in the feed’s Appropriations Searches on Congress.gov receive legislative action. To subscribe, please sign into your Congress.gov account, visit https://www.congress.gov/get-alerts/?loclr=eacdg , scroll down to the heading “Legislation,” and you will see “Appropriations Measures Considered by Congress.” On the right, click “Get alerts,” […]

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Congress.gov Notifications Congress.gov Enhancements for December 2021

We are pleased to bring you the Congress.gov enhancements for December of 2021. Enhancement – Browse – Expanded Scope of Coverage Browse lists are available starting with the 82nd Congress. Enhancement – Congressional Record – Bound Edition The Congressional Record Bound edition is now available for the 56th and 57th Congresses (1899-1903). […]

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Congress.gov Notifications Congress.gov Enhancements for February 2022, Part 2

We are pleased to bring you the second installment of Congress.gov enhancements for February of 2022. Enhancement – Mobile Use – Improved User Experience Your user experience is significantly improved when viewing and searching Congress.gov on your phone. Find filters and controls for tracker display, view and sort order options at the top of […]

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Congress.gov Notifications Supreme Court Nominations and Congress.gov Alerts

Nomination of federal judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, to replace retiring Justice Stephen G. Breyer was among executive nominations received by the Senate on Monday, February 28, 2022.  To receive email alerts for new Senate actions on the nomination, select “Get alerts” from the Ketanji Brown Jackson […]

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Congress.gov Notifications. United States Congressional Web Archive Enhancement

The Library of Congress is pleased to announce that the United States Congressional Web Archive has been updated to include the 115th Congress (2017-2018) and 116th Congress (2019-2020). Records were added for 252 members of the Senate and House of Representatives, contributing to the total of over 1400 records now available on loc.gov. You can […]

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Congress.gov Notifications Constitution Annotated: Authoritative, Objective, and Non-Partisan

  Prepared by attorneys in the American Law Division of the Congressional Research Service, the Constitution Annotated is a comprehensive overview of how the Supreme Court has interpreted the Constitution throughout the nation’s history. Every provision of the Constitution is annotated with brief essays explaining the text and summarizing relevant Supreme Court decisions. This valuable […]

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Congress.gov Notifications Expanded downloading options are now available on Congress.gov

Expanded downloading options are now available on Congress.gov: Download up to 5,000 items from the legislation, Congressional Record, communications, treaties or nominations files. (up from the 1,000 item limit) Customize elements of the records to be downloaded in legislation searches (for example, you could choose not to include the “committees” and “number of […]