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The Members endpoint of the Congress.gov API has been updated

Congress.gov New, Tip, and Top – May 2024

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We have been hard at work with our data partners on modernizing how we get the data for Congress.govCassidy has shared recently about the work we have done on executive communications and nominations. Rohit also shared about the Congressional Globe and its modernization.

With this release, we are continuing to make progress on the Congressional Globe and have added a Debates of Congress Help page.

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The new About Debates of Congress page in the Help section on Congress.gov

Enhancements

This release’s enhancements to Congress.gov include:

Enhancement – Debates of Congress – Search

Enhancement – Congress.gov API – Member Endpoint

When using the Congress.gov API, you can filter Members by state, district, and current Member status. We encourage users to use the API’s change log to track progress on this refinement.

Congress.gov Tip

The Century of Lawmaking website is being retired. If you go to the site now you will see that the site will be retired on June 30. At that time, the link will redirect to this Century of Lawmaking collection page. We will continue to work to improve the Century of Lawmaking content on Congress.gov where we are integrating this historic content with the modern legislative data.

Most-Viewed Bills

The most-viewed bills for the week of May 12, 2024 are below.

1. H.R.6090 [118th] Antisemitism Awareness Act of 2023
2. H.R.7109 [118th] Equal Representation Act
3. H.R.3935 [118th] Securing Growth and Robust Leadership in American Aviation Act
4. H.R.2670 [118th] National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024
5. H.R.815 [118th] Making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024, and for other purposes.
6. H.R.7024 [118th] Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024
7. H.R.82 [118th] Social Security Fairness Act of 2023
8. S.596 [117th] Treat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2021
9. H.R.4366 [118th] Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2024
10. H.Res.894 [118th] Strongly condemning and denouncing the drastic rise of antisemitism in the United States and around the world.

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