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Archive: 2023 (13 Posts)

A screenshot of the new 47th through 51st congresses of the Bound Congressional Record

Congress.gov April 2023 New, Tip, and Top

Posted by: Andrew Weber

Last month, Robert shared a post about the U.S.S. Macon in the Bound Congressional Record. We continue to work hard to pull in additional Congresses for this collection. Robert regularly shares some of the congressional reactions to historical events from these time periods including the 1918 flu pandemic, the moon landing, and the Kennedy assassination. …

A screenshot of the new "Get Alerts" box that includes member remarks in the Congressional Record

New Options for Member Alerts: Congress.gov February 2023 New, Tip, and Top

Posted by: Andrew Weber

Congress.gov uses an iterative design process to get few 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 option when get alerts for a member to customize what you want to receive.

Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

The 2022 Congress.gov Top 22 and Year in Review

Posted by: Andrew Weber

We are always working to incorporate your feedback into making Congress.gov an even better experience. One major request was one of the biggest items that the Congress.gov team worked on last year: the new Congress.gov API (application programming interface). The API is great if you want to pull a lot of the content of Congress.gov. …