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Congress, July 29 & 30: VA Accountability Act, Veto Threat

Posted on July 31, 2015

The VA Accountability Act (H.R. 1994), which would make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to demote or fire employees based… Read More »

Congress, July 28: Republicans Strike at the Executive Branch and the ACA

Posted on July 30, 2015

The Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act (H.R. 427) would require any major rule given by the executive branch be… 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 »