[Posted on behalf of my colleague Andrew Weber of the Law Library of Congress Digital Resources Division, with apologies for cross-posting!]

Congress.gov Continues…
May 28, 2015by Andrew Weber

So far, 2015 has been a great year for Congress.gov.  First, we launched email alerts in February. Then, we added treaty documents and more in March.  With today’s update, improvements have been made to search (results, command line and advanced), alerts, browse, and accessibility.

The Federalist Papers have remained a perennially popular item on THOMAS with nearly a million page views over the last two years.  Thanks to a lot of hard work by Kelly Yuzawa, you can now read them on Congress.gov.

There are two additional items listed on our Fields Values List.  One is the Member Bioguide Ids, which is a list of all Members in our system and their unique identifier, and the other is Committee Names and Codes.  There are also four new items on our Browse page:

Speaking of Public Laws, you can now quickly access them from the text drop down menu….”

To read more of Andrew’s blog highlighting these and other recent enhancements (complete with screen shots!), please visit http://blogs.loc.gov/law/2015/05/congress-gov-continues/ ,


Emily Carr

Senior Legal Research Specialist

Public Services Division

Law Library of Congress

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