"A civic project to Track Congress" An excellent site providing " the status of U.S. federal legislation, voting records for the Senate and House of Representatives, information on Members of Congress, district maps, as well as congressional committees and the Congressional Record."
Biographies of each member of the Senate and House, listed by state or district, and additional data, such as committee memberships. Also contains addresses, phone numbers, and other Congressional information.
Full Text Research Reports Prepared for Congress
Resources and research used by Congress ( and others) to make informed decisions.
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) does not provide direct public access to its reports, requiring citizens to request them from their Members of Congress. Some Members, as well as several non-profit groups, have posted the reports on their web sites. This site is not affiliated with the Congressional Research Service, but aims to provide integrated, searchable access to many of the full-text CRS reports that have been available at a variety of different web sites since 1990.
Known as "the investigative arm of Congress" and "the congressional watchdog," GAO supports the information and data finding needs of Congressional Committees. GAO reports are invaluable for researching public policy topics.
by Richard J. McKinney, Assistant Law Librarian, Federal Reserve Board - Prepared for LLSDC's Legislative Source Book
2012 - Law Librarians Society of Washington, D.C., Inc. - First published in 1991 and revised periodically.
This article briefly describes and then sets out in a comparison table most all Internet and online sources for U.S. federal and state legislative and regulatory information. It begins by describing subscription sources and then follows with non-subscription ones.