Congress Launches New Website for Legislative Information

On Wednesday, Congress launched a new website ( for the public to better access information related to activities on Capitol Hill.  The website will allow for constituents to more easily search for legislators, legislation, floor and committee activities, and Congressional activities. is an upgrade from a previous website program known as Thomas.  The website will significantly enhance the ability to search for documents by utilizing search engine technologies currently used by popular search engines.

In addition to the legislative information on the website, they also provide educational information such as this video explaining how Congress works.