Category Archives: U.S. Federal – Legislative Branch

Another place to find CRS Reports

Bloomberg Law has a handy collection of Congressional Research Service Reports.   The collection goes back only to January 2011, but it is easy to search, and there is no charge to pull the report (once you have a Bloomberg Law … Continue reading

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Central Command for Congressional Committee Info

Information related to Congressional Committees appears in several entries in the Guide (Congressional Reports, House of Representatives, etc.).   I wrote up a “Committees” section for the Congress entry to serve as a single place to find all the cross-references.

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Federal legislative history: emergency updates

Working in D.C. has dramatically increased my need for Federal legislative history resources, leading to an emergency rewrite for the Congressional Reports entry, as well as new entries for the United States Congressional Serial Set and the American State Papers.

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New source for lobbyist disclosure info

Today I played around with the Federal government’s new lobbyist disclosure site, Ethics.Data.gov, and added it to the Lobbyists entry.  More information about the site is available here and here.

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The Biggest Tax Laws of the Last 50 Years

This week I was asked for a list of the major U.S. tax laws since 1975.  Of course it’s debatable what counts as “major,” but the Tax Policy Center provided a credible list of Major Enacted Tax Legislation 1940-Present, with … Continue reading

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HeinOnline adds Congressional Hearings

Congressional Hearings back to 1927 are now included in the U.S. Congressional Documents Collection on HeinOnline (click here for more info).  Very nice if you have a subscription.  I added that to the “Online  Databases” section of the Congressional Hearings entry.

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Week in Review: Holiday Edition

Happy holidays!  I didn’t do the best job keeping track of my edits this week, but new stuff includes: District of Columbia – Judicial Branch entry — Added the Daily Washington Law Reporter’s Opinions on Demand Service as a source for D.C. Superior Court Decisions … Continue reading

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