- LEGISLATIVE BRANCH History Research--A Basic Guide
Laws that come through Congress (House & Senate)/the Legislature: Sources are identified for: Bills, Hearings, Reports (in Congressional Record), Public Laws (in Statutes at Large), the law (in U.S. Code)--Find through GPO FDsys, HeinOnline, & Thomas (below)
- GreenBook- U.S. House of Representatives
Extensive background information on the programs under the jurisdiction of the Committee on Ways and Means
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774-Present
Electronic Version of Biographical Information about Members of Congress
- Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation
U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1873. Continental Congress, Constitutional Convention, 1st - 42nd Congresses.
- Congressional Branch & Resources (from the Library of Congress)
Excellent basics for Congressional Information.
- Congressional Budget Office
Founded in 1974 with the enactment of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act, CBO's mandate is to provide the Congress with objective, nonpartisan, and timely analyses to aid in economic and budgetary decisions on the wide array of programs covered by the federal budget and the information and estimates required for the Congressional budget process.
- CongressLInk: A Resource for Teachers
Provides excellent information about Congress, along with lessons plans and historical materials.
Supported by the University of California at Santa Cruz. Video footage by C-SPAN. An archived collection of the televised proceedings of the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives. Keyword searching.
Legislative information from the Library of Congress. ALSO deals with Treaties.