Try the New Experimental Congress.gov Chrome Browser Extension

Have you ever found yourself reading a news story about legislation, and wished that you could quickly discover the primary source that the article discusses? With that use case in mind, we are excited to bring you an experimental, open source Google Chrome browser extension that will provide you with enhanced access to Congress.gov from third-party webpages, such as news sites. The extension was created by Syed Tanveer, an intern at the Library of Congress, and it does two things. 1. If you highlight a bill citation on a webpage (ex. H.R.5515), it links the citation to the bill summary landing page in the current legislation collection of Congress.gov. The Congress.gov Chrome extension can create links from bill citations in third-party webpages to legislation in the current Congress in Congress.gov. 2. The extension also allows you to highlight text and export it to search against a Congress.gov collection of your choice. For example, you could highlight…

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