Congressional, Department, and Agency Websites

    For further information on specific Congressional issues or departmental activities, please check the following websites:

     

    Congressional Websites

     

    House of Representatives – www.house.gov; Senate – www.senate.gov

    Both sites provide links to individual members, committees and bill status.

     

    115th Congressional Membership Profile -- Congressional Research Service (CRS)

    Statistical information on selected characteristics of individual members, including data on party affiliation, average age, occupation, education, length of congressional service, religious affiliation, gender, ethnicity, foreign births, and military service.

     

    Thomas (Library of Congress) site - http://thomas.loc.gov/home/thomas.php

    Contains information on bills before Congress, including text, names of sponsors and status.

     

    Department and Agency Websites

     

    White House Office of Science and Technology Policy - http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ostp

     

    Federal Register - https://www.federalregister.gov/ 

    Provides a daily listing of most publications and public notices of federal departments and agencies, including requests for comments on proposed regulations and requests for proposals.

     

    In general, most federal department and agency websites can be accessed by using google and typing in the name of the agency.gov (e.g. nsf.gov)

     

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