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Cartoon Congress: SCOTUS Rules on Obamacare

Posted on June 26, 2015

Two cartoons about yesterday’s Supreme Court decision upholding the subsidies of the Affordable Care Act for those in states without a… Read More »

Congress, June 23–24: Passage of TAA, strikes at EPA authority, and more.

Posted on June 25, 2015

Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) was approved by the Senate with a vote of 60–38. The vote was on a House amendment to H.R. 2146, which… Read More »

The Senate votes on TPA again, alone

Posted on June 23, 2015

This morning the Senate passed cloture on Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), paving the way for enactment of the controversial fast-track… Read More »

Site News

Launching GovTrack Insider

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 8:44 p.m.

Legislative data is only the beginning to understanding what Congress does and how it works. That’s why earlier this month launched GovTrack Insider, a ... Read More »

Reader Question: How many laws are there in the United States?

Posted on Apr 19, 2015 8:15 p.m.

Edward asks: Hello, trying to find out how many laws there are within our federal government. Nowhere can I find an answer citing back to ... Read More »

GovTrack’s Summer/Fall Updates

Posted on Dec 18, 2014 1:49 p.m.

Here’s what’s been improved on GovTrack in the summer and fall of this year. Permalinks to individual paragraphs in bill text is now provided (example). ... Read More »

It wasn’t the least productive Congress after all

Posted on Dec 25, 2014 6:46 p.m.

UPDATE: 12/25/2014: Because of a discrepancy in bill status as published by Congress, I over-counted by 1. There were 296 new laws in the 113th ... Read More »