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Join Us for a Congress.gov Virtual Public Forum on September 21st!

The Congress.gov homepage.

The Congress.gov homepage.

During the forum, we will provide you with an update on the enhancements that have been made to the site over the past year and a preview of upcoming enhancements, many of which have been inspired by your feedback. You will also hear from our data partners concerning their efforts to modernize legislative data to make it more accessible. Most importantly, this forum is a listening session–we want to hear from you about your legislative information needs and how we can better serve them.

Congress.gov Virtual Public Forum Tentative Agenda
Schedule subject to change | All times eastern daylight time | Q&A opportunities included throughout agenda
1:30  p.m. Opening Remarks & Overview of Recent Congress.gov Enhancements Including the New API
2:00 p.m. Congress.gov Data Partners Panel Discussion: Feedback-inspired Projects
3:oo p.m. Lightning Talks: Constitution Annotated & CBO
3:10 p.m. Congress.gov Data Partners Panel Discussion: Legislative Data Standards
3:50 p.m. Moderated Public Discussion & User Feedback
4:30 p.m. Forum End

If you would like to submit feedback ahead of the public forum, please use our Congress.gov Public Forum Survey Form.


  1. Daniel Schuman
    August 24, 2022 at 8:47 am

    Thank you for the announcement, which is most welcome.

    Would you publish an agenda in advance?

    A 3-hour meeting is a significant amount of time for you and for the public. (We appreciate your making so much time available.) If people want to listen to just the update on Congress.gov or just to share their views, it would be helpful to let them know what time to sign on. Thank you.

  2. Michael Kirby, FedNet
    August 24, 2022 at 9:46 am

    Interested in how site developers are seeing data reused and repackaged on other sites, including fresh legislative action, embedded searches, and visuals like stock Member/Senator photos.

  3. MEHIRA Khelifa
    August 24, 2022 at 12:20 pm

    Pr. MEHIRA Khelifa Président de la Ligue Algéro-Américaine pour l’Amitié, désir s’inscrire a ce forum. Merci.

  4. Tim Wicinski
    September 19, 2022 at 12:49 pm

    Videos available afterwards for us who may not be able to make it?

  5. Jennifer Manning
    October 3, 2022 at 1:22 pm

    Will the recording be posted on this page?

    • Robert Brammer
      October 3, 2022 at 9:30 pm

      Hi Jennifer. The recording will be posted in a subsequent recap post. We are just waiting to get access to the recording, so it should be posted shortly.

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