Congress.gov uses an iterative design process to get new features and enhancements to you quickly. With the January release Robert shared that member remarks are now included with sponsored and cosponsored legislation on member profile pages. With today’s release, we build on that by adding an option to customize what you want to receive in your member alert. Previously, you could get an alert on a member that would send an email every time a member sponsored and cosponsored new legislation. Now you have the option to include the member remarks in the Congressional Record in your email alerts. You can choose any or all of the three options to be included.
The February Congress.gov enhancements include the following:
Enhancement – Member Alerts – Member Remarks
The following are the most-viewed bills for the week of February 12, 2023.
|1.||H.Con.Res.9 [118th]||Denouncing the horrors of socialism.|
|2.||H.R.185 [118th]||To terminate the requirement imposed by the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for proof of COVID-19 vaccination for foreign travelers, and for other purposes.|
|3.||H.R.2617 [117th]||Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023|
|4.||H.R.5376 [117th]||Inflation Reduction Act of 2022|
|5.||H.R.25 [118th]||FairTax Act of 2023|
|6.||S.623 [117th]||Sunshine Protection Act of 2021|
|7.||S.596 [117th]||Treat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2021|
|8.||H.R.1280 [117th]||George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021|
|9.||H.R.82 [118th]||Social Security Fairness Act of 2023|
|10.||H.R.3684 [117th]||Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act|
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