Congressional Legislative Information

Tired of second-hand reports about what Congress “decided”? Show your students how to check the actual, factual record. You can use the Internet to bring civics education to life.

Using the Congress.gov site, you can track a bill thru the legislative process. Pick one (or a few) of interest to your class or your community and follow it on a day-to-day basis.

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Congressional Bills and Votes

GovTrack follows the status of all bills in Congress from introduction to enactment. Read the text of bills and see how bills change through their life cycle. You…  learn more

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Congress.gov

Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and…  learn more

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A Century of Lawmaking

A companion to Congress.gov, this Library of Congress web site archives selected Congressional documents from the first 100 years of the U.S. Congress (1774-1875).  learn more