Bill would make Congressional Research Service studies public

“Senators John McCain (R-Ariz.), Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.) introduced a resolution Feb. 11 that would make the Library of Congress’s Congressional Research Service products accessible to the public via the Internet.”

“The CRS researches and reports on topics of interest to Congress at the request of members of Congress.”

“The resolution, introduced Feb. 11, would allow public access to much of the CRS information available to members of Congress. A similar resolution was proposed a few years ago.” (from The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press