Environmental Politics and Policy Resources
Congressional hearings provide testimony presented to congressional committees. Individuals may represent organizations or interested groups and make presentations on their thinking on an issue or proposed legislation. Hearings are a good place to find what stakeholders may be testifying regarding the issue. Most, not all, congressional committee hearings are published and received in the library.
- Harvest Catalog
Shields Library has many recent congressional hearings in print as well as online. They have records in the Harvest Catalog. print copies can be checked out. Try searching using the word hearing* with your keywords, eg. hearing clean air act. (truncation gets hearing or hearings)
- Proquest Congressional (formerly LexisNexis Congressional)
Provides detailed indexing from 1789 forwards for publications of Congress: documents, reports, hearings, unpublished hearing transcripts, laws and regulations, plus legislative histories and information on members of Congress. Proquest Congressional also includes the digital U.S. Congressional hearings collection from 1824-1979. Full text for congressional committee documents and reports is included from 1990 to current.
This is a good place to track legislation and find documents that make up the legislative history.
Includes more recent congressional hearings.