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Receive an Email when a Member of Congress has a New Remark Printed in the Congressional Record

Congress.gov alerts are emails sent to you when a measure (bill or resolution), nomination, or member profile has been updated with new information. You can also receive an email after a Member has new remarks printed in the Congressional Record. Here are instructions on how to get an email after a Member has new remarks printed […]

The Congress.gov Top 17 in 2017

This has been a great year for Congress.gov. In 2016 Congress.gov page views jumped more than 20% over 2015.  The jump in 2017 was even bigger, with over 90% more page views than the previous year!  We also saw our first day with more than a million page views.  Our @Congressdotgov Twitter account is closing in on 50,000 […]

Congress.gov New, Tip, and Top for December 2017

We are excited to bring you the latest Congress.gov updates for December! New Enhancements for December 2017 Enhancements – Committee Authority Project Phase 2 The Committee Authority Project is a multi-phase project to improve access to committee information. Full official names of Joint Committees display on committee profile pages and on the Committees of the U.S. Congress landing page. […]

Congress.gov Tip, Top, and New for November 2017, Part 2

This is the second update to Congress.gov in November.  If you missed part one, take a minute to read it to see what else we have worked on this month. Search Tip Adrienne recently featured this search tip on the Congressional Record: Looking for daily edition issues of the Congressional Record from 1989-1994? You can browse them on […]

Congress.gov Tip, Top, and New for November 2017

October was a big month for Congress.gov with the addition of House Communications.  November continues our frequent update release schedule that we started back in July. Search Tip Adrienne recently posted a great search tip, Sort Legislation by Number of Cosponsors: Want to sort legislation by number of cosponsors using Congress.gov? Follow these steps to […]

House Communications Are Now Available in Congress.gov!

As part of our latest Congress.gov enhancements, we are excited to provide access to House Communications transmitted from January 6, 2015-present (since the 114th Congress convened). House Communications frequently consist of petitions by state and local officials, memorials, messages from the President, and reports submitted to the House by executive agencies that are sometimes required by federal […]

A Congress.gov Interview with Adrienne Keys, Specialist in Legislative Information Systems Management

This week’s interview is with Adrienne Keys, specialist in legislative information systems management within the Congressional Research Service (CRS) of the Library of Congress. Describe your background. I started my government career at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History. I worked first as an unpaid intern while I finished my bachelor’s degree at George […]

Congress.gov Tip, Top, and New for September 2017

Last month kicked off the first Congress.gov Tip, Top, and New post. Today, we’re bringing you the new Congress.gov enhancements for September, as well as a search tip and the latest most-viewed bills. Search Tip Adrienne Keys continues to share helpful search tips on Congress.gov.  A recent tip was to remind users that the default search operator […]