Offers thoroughly researched compilations of the full text of Congressional publications. Legislative histories may be used to discover the legislative intent behind a specific law. ProQuest legislative histories are comprised of fully searchable PDFs of full-text publications generated in the course of congressional lawmaking. These include the full text of the Public Law itself, all versions of related bills, law-specific Congressional Record excerpts, committee hearings, reports, and prints. Also included are Presidential signing statements, CRS reports, and miscellaneous congressional publications that provide background material to aid in the understanding of issues related to the making of the law.
The Congressional Research Service is the public policy research arm of the U.S. Congress
Congressional Research Service (CRS) staff members analyze current policies and provide reports on major policy issues to congressional committees and members of Congress.
Congressional Research Service Reports
The Government Accountability Office (formerly General Accounting Office)